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The Vanuatu Internet Governance Forum, (VanIGF), was established in 2019. It serves as a platform for discussions, with the aim to bring all stakeholders together to the table as equals to exchange information and share good policies and practices that are related to Internet and technologies.The platform also facilitates common understandings and knowledge exchange of how to effectively maximize Internet opportunities and address risks and challenges as they arise. Stakeholders include representatives from government, private sector, civil society, technical and academic communities. While the platform may not have decision-making mandates, it serves to inform and inspire those who do.

IGF / ICT Announcements

IGF 2020 Online

Posted on June 10, 2020

The Fifteenth Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will be hosted online by the United Nations under the overarching theme: Internet for human resilience and solidarity. The programme continues to develop around the four main thematic tracks: (1) Data; (2) Environment; (3) Inclusion; (4) Trust. READ MORE ➔

Call for Travel Support to Attend the 15th Annual Meeting of the IGF

Posted on April 3, 2020

The mandate of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) calls for strengthening and enhancing of the stakeholder engagement from developing ‎countries. It also calls for the Forum to contribute to building capacity for Internet governance in ‎developing countries, drawing fully on local sources of knowledge and expertise‎. READ MORE ➔


Posted on March 23, 2020

Join the live conversation with the IGF | 2020 Host Country - government of Poland, MAG Chair and IGF Secretariat on the 6th of April 2020, 14 PM UTC. Learn how to participate in IGF | 2020 preparatory process and annual meeting in Katowice, share your questions and suggestions! READ MORE ➔

Face Your Problems, Don't Facebook Them!

Posted on Jan 31, 2020

Rapid changes and advancement in technology has also changed our social values as a society in Vanuatu. The adoption of these technologies has changed how we find jobs, our future partners, information, or even how we communicate with each other. We all recall have fond memories of how life was back in the days without social media. Millennials knew too well that social media had somewhat became an outlet for people to share – and at times overshare their emotions such as ranting, and venting out frustrations about others on social media, with little notice that this act is an act of cyber bullying. READ MORE ➔

Report Online Abuse

Posted on Oct 25, 2019

Online abuse is a growing concern for people throughout Vanuatu, especially children who are most vulnerable. Vanuatu IGF supports a great internet environment for internet users when they go online, as nowadays there are many incidents relating to online abuse. People do not feel safe and some never do just by listening to bad experiences from their peers. READ MORE ➔


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Van IGF National Event, 17th May, 2019

Session Topics:

    Youth IGF

    Opening Plenary

    Digital Literacy

    Open Microphone Session

    Inclusive Development

    Closing Plenary

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    Identity Theft


    Online Child Grooming

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    Social Engineering

    Software Piracy


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