Internet Engineering Task Force
Parent Institution: 
Internet Society
Acronym: 
IETF
Address: 
c/o Association Management Solutions, LLC (AMS) 48377 Fremont Blvd., Suite 117
Fremont, CA 94538
United States
Telephone: 
1-510-492-4080
Multi-stakeholder Organization
Technical standard-setting
Infrastructure creation/management
Research

Thematic Areas

Logical (code, software, standards)
Internet
Governance
Development
Specific Themes: 
Internet development
Specific Themes: 
Internet Governance
Specific Themes: 
ICT4D

Mission

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is a large open international community of network designers, operators, vendors, and researchers concerned with the evolution of the Internet architecture and the smooth operation of the Internet. Its mission is to make the Internet work better by producing high quality, relevant technical documents that influence the way people design, use, and manage the Internet.

Created by: Jocelyn Harrington