SME Competitiveness Outlook
20 Sep 2018

The 2018 edition of the SME Competitiveness Outlook report focuses on the impact of digitalisation and the rise of new economic platforms in the way firms do business. The report analyses the major drivers of change, opportunities, and the challenges they...

13 Sep 2018

The 5th edition of the Smart City Day will be held on 13 September 2018, in Fribourg, Switzerland. The event will bring together more than 300 decision-makers from cities and cantons, as well as members of the private sector and academia.

The event...

13 Sep 2018 to 16 Sep 2018

The 3rd edition of the Digital Festival Zürich will be held on 13-16 September 2018, in Zurich, Switzerland. The festival brings together various actors from the digital world, from startup developers and hackers, to managers, scientists, programmers and...

10 Sep 2018 to 28 Sep 2018

The 39th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) will be held on 10–28 September 2018, at the Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland.

During the session, high-level discussions will be held on various human rights related...

28 Aug 2018

What were the main Internet governance updates in August, and how will they shape future developments? What can we expect in September? Join us for our next monthly briefing, on...

28 Aug 2018

The ITU will host a workshop on Ransomware on 28 August 2018, at the ITU Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

The objectives of the workshop will be to facilitate a better understanding of advanced cybersecurity attacks and ransomware; to promote...

27 Aug 2018 to 31 Aug 2018

The Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS)​ will have its second 2018 meeting on 27–31 August 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland. 

The Group was created by the Fifth Review Conference of the High Contracting...

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19 Jul 2018

[Update] A report from the launch of the policy paper on Digital Dangers can be found at: https://dig.watch/resources/digital-dangers....

11 Jul 2018 to 13 Jul 2018

The second round of Open Consultations and Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) Meeting of the IGF 2018 preparatory cycle will be held on 11–13 July 2018, at the United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland.

The event will bring together MAG...

9 Jul 2018 to 12 Jul 2018

[Update] The event reports are now available.


The 18th Global Symposium for...

9 Jul 2018

[Update] A report from the series of events on Financing for Development in Action, 'Harnessing Data for Development' is available at:...

3 Jul 2018 to 25 Aug 2018

Co-organised by the University of Geneva and the Tsinghua University, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Summer School will be held between 3 July and 25 August 2018. 

Throughout the 8 weeks long school, university students, in collaboration...

3 Jul 2018

WHY

While cyberspace and ICT can deliver significant benefits to society, the growing use of ICT by state and non-state actors for malicious purposes – threatening not only peace and security but also the entire digital society and...

26 Jun 2018

[Update] The recording is now available. View also the...

25 Jun 2018 to 6 Jul 2018

The University of Geneva and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will host a Summer School on Intellectual Property, on 25 June – 6 July 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland.

The aim of the school is to offer graduate and postgraduate...

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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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