What is IG?

The development and application by governments, the private sector and civil society, in their respective roles, of shared principles, norms, rules, decision making procedures and programmes that shape the evolution and use of the Internet.

What is ZAIGF?

South African Internet Governance Forum is a multistakeholder platform for discussing Internet public policy matters of relevance to South Africa.

Multistakeholder Committee

Functions of the Multistakeholder Committee: To convene the annual ZAIGF in conjunction with ZADNA and DTPS. To develop a work program from the outcomes of the ZAIGF To report back to the ZAIGF on the progress of the work program To keep track of the developments in the regional and global Internet Governance arena. To produce an annual report on the South African Internet Governance landscape.

ZAIGF 2018

The 2018 ZAIGF is coming to East London. Join the debates and discussions around the Internet in South Africa. Register too take part in this seminal event.

  About Internet Governance

The South African Internet Governance Forum was inaugurated in September 2011. Its overall objective was to develop a coordinated and coherent approach to dealing with Internet Governance issues in the South Africa.

Multistakeholder Committee

The South African Internet Governance Forum (ZAIGF) is a multi-stakeholder forum that facilitates and strengthens dialogues on public policy issues related to Internet Governance in an open and transparent manner that will shape the future of the Internet ecosystem in South Africa.

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Constituencies of the ZAIGF

South African Internet Governance Forum is a multistakeholder platform with stakeholders representing Government, Civil Society, Business and academia to bridge the gaps that exist and to bring all South Africans into the knowledge economy that is created by the internet.

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Purpose of Internet Governance

Internet Governance is a collective responsibility, inclusive of all the stakeholders, to engage for an inclusive dialogue with regards to matters pertaining to the Internet and is an open discussion on key policy issues and other factors that may affect the future of Internet users.

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