On December 18-21, 2017 the 12th Internet Governance Forum (IGF 2017) was held in Geneva, Switzerland. The Minister of Transport, Communication and Information Technologies of Armenia Vahan Martirosyan was present at the opening of the Forum. On behalf of the Armenian IGF, the IGC Secretary Grigori Saghyan and Secretariat member Lianna Galstyan also participated and contributed to the event.
The meeting was attended by 2019 onsite participants, from 142 countries, representing all stakeholder groups and regions. 32 remote hubs were organised around the world, with 1661 stakeholders participating online. The largest number of online participants came from the following countries: United States, Switzerland, Nigeria, China, India, Brazil, France, United Kingdom and Mexico.