5th Regional Internet Governance Forum
“Internet as the key to innovation and prosperity” December 07, 2017



Welcome to the official page of the 5th Regional Internet Governance Forum of Azerbaijan (RIGFAZ 2017). 

We are pleased to cordially invite you to the RIGFAZ 2017  organized by the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies (MoTCHT) of Azerbaijan Republic,  the United Nations Development Programme Country Office in Azerbaijan (UNDP CO Azerbaijan) and ADA University.

We are pleased to inform you that on December 07, 2017, the 5th Regional Internet Governance Forum of Azerbaijan will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, under the motto “Internet as the key to innovation and prosperity".

Azerbaijan prioritizes the development of information and communication technologies and the Internet. Internet is an information space, as well as the environment which encompasses public administration, education, health, business, banking and other areas. Internet as a global network creates new opportunities of freedom of thought and speech, the expansion of social networks, involvement of citizens in governance.

The purpose of the event is to provide joint cooperation and exchange of experience between National ICT participants and international specialists, at the same time to ensure involvement of regions in the Regional Internet Governance of Azerbaijan which is a regional hub of the ICT development. The representatives of Government of Azerbaijan and other foreign countries, business representatives, academic institutions and members of civil society will get together to discuss current issues related to the Internet.

As a result, RIGFAZ 2017 will contribute to deepening the cooperation between international specialists and local participants in the field of ICT.

We look forward to welcome you in RIGFAZ 2017.

Yours Sincerely, 

Internet Governance Forum Secretariat / Azerbaijan