Opening Ceremony

  • Welcome speech on behalf of the Presidental Office of Russian Federation

    We are pleased to welcome Forum delegates and guests of the beautiful city of Vladivostok. We are happy that the international community has selected this country as the host of the regional Internet Governance Forum of Asia Pacific which is a pivot of the world.

  • Sergei Maksimchuk's, Acting Deputy Governor of Primorye Territory for Informatization, Telecommunications and the Social Sector Speech

    On behalf of the Administration of the Primorye Territory, I would like to welcome you to such a large and significant forum for every country in the Asia-Pacific Region. The forum has brought together a wide variety of economies and resources: dynamically developing Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore, the high technology of Japan, Korea, Taiwan and the western United States, natural resources (Australia, Canada, the Philippines and the Russian Far East), human resources (China and Indonesia), and high agricultural productivity (Chile, New Zealand, the Philippines, and the US).

  • Prime Minister of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Vladimir Solodov's Speech

    It is a great pleasure and privilege for me to welcome you to the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum. In my presentation, I will briefly talk about the development of the internet in Yakutia. This region is part of the Far Eastern Federal District. It is one of Russia’s leading regions in terms of digitalization and internet development.