Insafe booth in full swing at IGF 2018

The 13th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) took place from 12-14 November 2018 in Paris, France. This year the conference ran under the overall theme of "The Internet of Trust".

As in previous years, the joint Insafe-INHOPE network hosted a customary booth in the IGF village in order to raise awareness about the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) agenda in Europe, including the annual Safer Internet Day (SID) campaign. Safer Internet Day is a global campaign that takes place every year in February. In 2019, SID will take place on Tuesday, 5 February with this year's theme calling on people joining "Together for a better internet". Hence, during the three days, IGF participants from all over the world had the opportunity to join the campaign and get their Polaroid picture taken.

IGF 2018 participants and Safer Internet Day

IGF 2018 participants sharing their support for Safer Internet Day

Insafe Polaroids at IGF 2018

IGF 2018 participants from all over the world visited the Insafe booth

In addition, the Insafe delegation hosted a SID lottery for the first time, asking IGF participants to share their thoughts on the opportunities and challenges the internet brings. On the last day of IGF, one of the BIK Youth Ambassadors awarded three winners.

SID lottery at IGF 2018

The SID lottery attracted great interest on the Insafe booth

For more information on SID, visit and follow the conversations on Twitter using #SaferInternetDay and #SID2019.

For more general information and takeaways from IGF 2018, visit our page dedicated to IGF, read the Paris Messages for IGF 2018 and follow-up on social media using the hashtag #IGF2018 or the Twitter handle @igf2018paris.

In 2019, IGF will be hosted in Berlin Germany from 25-29 November 2019. Get a sneak peek already at

In addition, find out more about Insafe and INHOPE's participation in IGF over the years on the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) portal.

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