2019 KIGF was held on August 1st 2019, at the Nairobi Sarova Panafric Hotel. It was a culmination of the activities
of KIGF week that commenced on July 29th 2019 under a theme: One Kenya. One Net. One Vision.
The Kenya Internet Governance Forum (KIGF) is an annual meeting held in line with the multi-stakeholder
internet governance approach. It brings together various stakeholder groups to dialogue on internet governance and policy issues through an open and inclusive process. KIGF stakeholders are the government, the private sector, civil society, the technical and academic community, media and the public.
The purpose of Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is to offer an open platform for inclusive dialogue and the exchange of ideas on Internet Governance (IG) related issues, share best practices and experiences, identify emerging issues and direct them to the relevant authorities and to contribute to the enhancement of Internet governance through capacity building of the identified stakeholders.
The outcomes of the country level IG meetings such as the KIGF contributes to East Africa Internet Governance Forum (EAIGF) at regional and the Africa Internet Governance Forum (AIGF) at the continental level. Previously, Kenya hosted EAIGF in 2009 and 2012 and the global IGF in 2011 in Nairobi.