Past Events

[Briefing #80] Internet governance in November 2021

30 November 2021 | Online

Update The event recording is available below. Join us for this month’s Digital Watch Internet Governance Briefing on Tuesday, 30th November, at 13.00 UTC (14.00 CET). Catch up on the major internet governance and digital policy updates from all around the globe and join our experts as they analyse the existing and emerging policy trends. Catch up […]

Security Tour – 12 Tours to Navigate Digital Geneva

29 November 2021 | Online

Update Missed the event? Watch the recording below.   In the past, when we talked about security, we meant the physical protection of an individual, entity, and/or country. Our digital reality has expanded our lives, including the concept of security, far beyond what our forefathers would have imagined. Digital security, often referred to as cybersecurity, […]

Capacity building on e-commerce: From lessons to solutions

11 November 2021 | Online

Almost every policy discussion on e-commerce makes a reference to the need for capacity building. With varying degrees of strength, trade agreements often include provisions on this topic. Capacity building is also part of negotiations taking place in the Joint Statement Initiative (JSI) on e-commerce among a subset of members at the World Trade Organization […]

Harnessing AI’s power for health

03 November 2021 | Online

The EU Delegation to the UN in Geneva, the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the UN in Geneva, the Permanent Mission of Slovenia to the UN in Geneva (currently holding the Presidency of the Council of the EU), and the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) in partnership with the International Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence (IRCAI), […]

Geneva Legal and Governance Tour

28 October 2021 | Online

Digital governance is the invisible thread that unites the digital ecosystem. Today, discussions are intensifying around issues regarding the UN envoy on technology, the future of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), AI governance, cybersecurity, e-commerce, and digital standards, to name a few. Many of these processes gravitate to International Geneva. The IGF, which brings together […]

Monthly Internet governance briefing – October 2021

26 October 2021 | Online

Join us for or our monthly hour-long briefing and discussion on the latest global digital policy developments on Tuesday, 26 October, at 12.00 UTC (14.00 CEST). Our Digital Watch Internet Governance Briefing will be live on Zoom, YouTube, and Facebook. We’ll be analysing the latest developments, including: The OECD tax rules were agreed upon by 136 […]

Digital trust 2025

15 October 2021 | Geneva

The Conference is organised by the Graduate Institute’s Centre for Trade and Economic Integration (CTEI) and EPFL’s Centre for Digital Trust (C4DT). The discussion will address a number of key questions. How does a lack of digital trust manifest itself today? Is this justified, based on current privacy and security issues, or is it exaggerated? Understated? What lessons can be […]

Digitalisation powering environmental protection

14 October 2021 | Online

The European Union Delegation to the United Nations in Geneva, the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the UN in Geneva, the Permanent Mission of Slovenia to the UN in Geneva (currently holding the Presidency of the Council of the EU), and the Geneva Internet Platform, in partnership with the International Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence […]

Covering digital in the media: What are the stakes? – Geneva Media Tour

30 September 2021 | Online

Our Media Tour starts with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) which links the data and media sector, and organises a major annual event on big data and media. Geneva also hosts many information outlets and broadcasting networks. Radio Télévision Suisse (RTS) handles the broadcasting of radio and television programmes for the francophone audience in Switzerland. […]

WTO Public Forum 2021

28 September 2021 | Geneva, Switzerland

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) Public Forum 2021 will take place between 28 and 30 September virtually. Stakeholders from civil society, the private sector, academia, and governments continue to produce important analysis on the past, present, and future of the multilateral trading system. The 2021 Public Forum, entitled Trade Beyond COVID-19: Building Resilience, will look at the […]