You receive hundreds of pieces of information on digital politics.
We receive them, too.
We decode, contextualise, and analyse them.
Then we summarise them for you.

The monthly GIP briefings provide a 'zoomed-out' update of the major global digital policies and Internet governance developments. The briefings are held every last Tuesday of the month (at 12:00 UTC from November to February, and at 11:00 UTC from March to October). Join the monthly briefings online or from Geneva, or join one of the GIP hubs worldwide.   

The GIP briefings are organised by the Geneva Internet Platform (operated by DiploFoundation) as part of the GIP Digital Watch initiative. The briefings complement the GIP Digital Watch observatory and the monthly Geneva Digital Watch newsletter.

Our next briefing: Tuesday, 26th June 2018. Learn more and register.


Typical schedule

12.00 – 12.20 Global perspective: main digital policy developments
12.20 – 12.40 Regional perspectives: round-up from GIP hubs worldwide
12.40 – 13.00 Local developments: discussion at the local hubs on national and other local digital initiatives


Online participation

Join the monthly briefings online. Our next briefing will take place on Tuesday, 26 June 2018; learn more and register. You will receive the webinar link by e-mail. Scroll down for digests and recordings of previous briefings.


GIP hubs

You can follow the monthly briefings by joining one of the GIP hubs worldwide. If the closest hub is too far for you, we encourage you to establish a GIP hub in your local community to enable you to follow the global digital developments and to have sustainable discussions with others from your local community. The GIP can provide organisational and promotional support. If you are interested in establishing a local hub, let us know.


Internet Governance Barometer of Trends

The monthly Internet Governance Barometer of Trends tracks specific Internet governance issues in the public policy debate, and reveals focal trends by comparing the issues every month. The Barometer for a particular month is published right before each briefing. View the barometer for September 2017.


Archive of GIP briefings

Follow the links below to read the digest of the briefing which sums up the main discussion. Recordings, presentations, and the IG Barometers for each month are also accessible through the same links.

For recordings and digests of Thematic Internet Governance Webinars, delivered by DiploFoundation in 2013 and 2014, visit the dedicated page and archive for Diplo’s Thematic IG webinars.


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The Geneva Internet Platform is an initative of the Swiss authorities


Members of the Steering Committee are FDFA, OFCOM, Canton of Geneva, ETH-Zürich, and the University of Geneva

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