16 Sep 2019

The creation of the League of Nations in 1919 marked both the beginning of modern multilateralism and the rise of international Geneva. 100 years later, around 40 international organisations, the permanent missions of 179 countries, and hundreds of NGOs...

9 Sep 2019 to 27 Sep 2019

The 42nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) will be held on 9-27 September 2019, at the Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland.

During the session, high-...

3 Sep 2019

Digital Day Geneva is being organised by the University of Geneva, digitalswitzerland, Hes-so, the Canton of Geneva, and the International Committee of the Red Cross. It will take place on 3 September 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

In line with the...

2 Sep 2019

The second national conference for digitalisation is being organised by the Swiss government and will be held on 2 September 2019 in Basel, Switzerland.

The event will convene decision-makers and opinion-makers and will discuss the challenges...

2 Sep 2019

In June, the UN High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation made a series of recommendations to the private sector, civil society, national governments, and international organisations on how to improve digital co-operation. The recommendations made in the...

27 Aug 2019

What were the main Internet governance updates in August? How will recent updates influence the developments in upcoming months? Join us for our next monthly briefing, Tuesday, 27th...

20 Aug 2019 to 21 Aug 2019

The Group of Governmental Experts on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (CCW GGE) will meet on 20-21 August 2019, in Geneva, Switzerland.

The group was established following a decision taken in 2016 by the High Contracting Parties to the Convention...

19 Aug 2019

UNIDIR’s Innovations dialogue, supported by the governments of Germany, India, Qatar, and Switzerland, will take place on 19 August 2019 at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland.

The theme for the 2019 Innovations dialogue...

WEBEST 2019
26 Jul 2019 to 28 Jul 2019

The CERN Summer Student Webfest is an annual hackathon, where bright and creative minds meet over a weekend to work on innovative science projects using open web technologies. No technical skills are required to take part, and participants from all...

19 Jul 2019

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is organising the Fourth ITU Workshop on Data Processing and Management for IoT and Smart Cities & Communities which will take place on 19 July 2019 at the ITU Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The...

4 Jul 2019

There is strong evidence that trade facilitation and digitalisation can effectively support trade diversification and empowerment. The UN Regional Commissions (UNRC), under the Joint Approach to Trade Facilitation launched back in 2010, have been pursuing...

3 Jul 2019

[Update] Read here the report from this session.

Read the ...

2 Jul 2019

The first six months of this year were dominated by the tech rivalry between the USA and China, and the Huawei controversy. This came amid growing concerns over the spread of misinformation and other harmful content, new data breaches, and the...

27 Jun 2019

The event is being organised by the United Nations Library and will be held on 27 June at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.

The interactive discussion with Mr Ilan Manor will focus on his recently published book, 'The Digitalization of...

25 Jun 2019

[Update] The digest and recording of the webinar ...

25 Jun 2019

The 45th Swiss Telecommunication Summit will be held on 25 June 2019 in Bern, Switzerland. The event is being organised by the Swiss Telecommunication Association (ASUT).

Under the theme, 'Digitalisation in real terms: fluke or opportunity', the...

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The Geneva Internet Platform is an initiative 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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