Past Events

2022 Annual Conference of the Geneva Human Rights Platform – On/off: Implications of digital connectivity on human rights

18 October 2022 | Geneva and online

Event date: 18 October 2022, 9:00–19:00 CEST The annual conferences of the Geneva Human Rights Platform (GHRP) have looked at connectivity among human rights actors. The 2022 On/Off – Implications of Digital Connectivity on Human Rights conference will turn to digital connectivity in the field of human rights, exploring how digitalisation could exert both positive […]

Geneva Cybersecurity Forum: What are the challenges of cybersecurity in times of war and peace?

13 October 2022 | Geneva

Event date: 13 October 2022, 14:00–18:00 CEST The Geneva Press Club (Club suisse de la presse) and CyberPeace Institute will jointly host an in-person forum debate, titled What are the Challenges of Cybersecurity in Times of War and Peace, on actions needed against cybersecurity threats today and in the future. The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred […]

Geneva Science and Diplomacy Anticipation Summit 2022

12 October 2022 - 14 October 2022

Event dates: 12 – 14 October 2022 The Geneva Science and Diplomacy Anticipator (GESDA) will host the 2022 Geneva Science and Diplomacy Anticipation Summit at Campus Biotech, Geneva, to facilitate discussions around possibilities for collaborations and best practices for inclusive and responsible diplomacy. GESDA will showcase new scientific breakthroughs, and focus on the new topics […]

Study visit from the University of Geneva

07 October 2022 |

A group of fifteen students from Geneva University came to the Geneva Internet Platform to hear the presentation about digital governance and International Geneva.

Cybersecurity: what do we need to know?

05 October 2022 | Geneva, Rte de la Galaise 34, 1228 Plan-les-Ouates

Cybersecurity attacks are pervasive and are more and more a reality of our everyday (digital) life. In case of attack, different actors have different priorities and it is not easy to know what support is available (if any) to address any threat.  This panel discussion will look at these concerns from three perspectives: that of […]

2022 Building Bridges: Together we will move the needle on sustainable finance

03 October 2022 - 06 October 2022

Event dates: 3–6 October 2022 Since its launch in 2019, the Building Bridges joint initiative has been bringing together the Swiss public authorities, the finance community, the United Nations, and other international partners to collaboratively work on transitioning a global economic model aligned with the sustainable development goals (SDGs). The 2022 Building Bridges Summit will […]

Trustworthy Data Spaces: A Dialogue Between North and South (WTO Public Forum 2022)

29 September 2022 | Geneva

Date: Thursday, 29th September, 15:45–17:00 CEST Location: Room D, World Trade Organization (WTO), Geneva Although data is non-rivalrous, data controllers have the capacity to restrict access to data for a myriad of reasons, such as protecting privacy, intellectual property, or to maintain a competitive edge. At present, there are insufficient incentives for data to be shared […]

[Forum] Towards a sustainable and inclusive recovery: ambition to action

27 September 2022 - 30 September 2022

Event date: 27 – 30 September 2022 The World Trade Organization (WTO) is hosting the Public Forum, its largest annual outreach event, on the theme of post-pandemic economic recovery. The Forum will focus on different ways to strengthen trade rules and improve government policies to become more resilient and sustainable. Three subthemes include 1) how […]

[Meeting] The 13th meeting of the Expert Group on Telecommunication/ICT Indicators (EGTI)

12 September 2022 - 14 September 2022

Event dates: 12 – 14 September 2022 The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is hosting the 13th meeting of the Expert Group on Telecommunication/ICT Indicators (EGTI) to examine the member contributions from online discussion forums, finalise items under discussion and present reports or findings on the following topics: The implications of 5G deployment on measuring M2M […]

The 51st regular session of the Human Rights Council

12 September 2022 - 07 October 2022

Event dates: 12 September – 7 October 2022 The 51st regular session of the Human Rights Council, taking place at the United Nations Office of Geneva this September and October, will discuss the annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, human rights situations that call for attention, and the follow-ups on […]