Past Events

[Panel discussion] Not a target! How to protect humanitarian organizations in the digital space?

16 November 2022 | Geneva

Event date: 16 November 2022, 18:30–20:30 CET The closed-door discussion co-hosted by the CyberPeace Institute, the Geneva Graduate Institute, and the Diplomatic Club of Geneva will centre on the threats of cyberattacks against the humanitarian sector and the role International Geneva should play. As humanitarian organisations become targets of cyberattacks, they must direct focus and […]

[Webinar] AI for Good: Machine Learning Supporting Ecology

16 November 2022 | Online

Event date: 21 November 2022, 16:00–17:00 CET The AI for Good platform will host the Machine Learning Supporting Ecology webinar to present success stories in which machine-learning technologies contributed to nature conservation.   Data has become increasingly abundant in every aspect of our life. An under-exploited area is the collection of data on animal ecology, where […]

[Webinar] AI-EDGE: Designing future XG networks and distributed intelligence

08 November 2022 | Online

Event date: 8 November 2022, 16:00–17:30 CET In this ITU webinar, speakers from the AI-EDGE Institute will discuss the synergies between two of the most transformative information technologies, namely: networking technology and artificial intelligence (AI). The AI-EDGE Institute envisions a new plane of distributed intelligence which entails distributed networks that are self-healing, adaptive, and self-optimised. […]

Diplo Week in Geneva

07 November 2022 - 11 November 2022

Event dates: 7–11 November 2022 Diplo is celebrating its 20th anniversary through its Diplo Week in Geneva, which will feature a series of open-door events for participants to learn about the cutting-edge AI applications and data analytical tools that Diplo has developed, as well as other exciting findings from Diplo’s research factory. From 7 to […]

Towards a Digital Emblem? Benefits, risks and possible solutions

03 November 2022 | Online

Event date: 3 November 2022, 13:30–14:45 CET The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will launch its report titled Digitalising the Red Cross, Red Crescent and Red Crystal Emblems: Benefits, Risks and Possible Solutions. An ICRC emblem is traditionally used in a conflict to signify that the person or object wearing such an emblem […]

Outer Space Security Conference 2022

02 November 2022 - 03 November 2022

Event dates: 2–3 November 2022, 10:00–18:00 CET The UN Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) is hosting its flagship two-day Outer Space Security Conference 2022, inviting the Geneva-based diplomatic community, as well as visiting experts from military, industry, and academic backgrounds, to the Palais des Nations for a discussion on outer space security issues. As space […]

Geneva Peace Week 2022

31 October 2022 - 04 November 2022

Event dates: 31 October – 4 November 2022 The 2022 Geneva Peace Week (GPW), which will take place at Maison de la Paix, is a leading forum in the international peacebuilding community, where organisations based in Geneva and their international partners share knowledge and practices on a wide assortment of topics. The overarching theme of […]

[Webinar] Creating sustainable business growth with a smaller footprint

25 October 2022 | Online

Event date: 25 October 2022, 16:00–17:30 (CEST) The AI for Good platform will host the Creating Sustainable Growth with a Smaller Footprint webinar with business leaders and sustainability experts to discuss best practices in meeting the growing demand for businesses to become sustainable. A new IBM global study of 3,000 CEOs discovered that sustainability has […]

Digital Cooperation Day: Discussion on the Global Digital Compact

25 October 2022 | Geneva

Digital cooperation dynamics will pivot around the Global Digital Compact (GDC), which was introduced by the UN Secretary-General as part of the UN Pact for the Future. The GDC intends to cover a broad range of digital issues in a wider context, including data, AI, inclusion, the integrity of public information, internet fragmentation, and online […]

ITU World Radiocommunication Seminar 2022 (WRS-22)

24 October 2022 - 28 October 2022

Event dates: 24–28 October 2022 The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) organises World Radiocommunication Seminars (WRS) on a biennial basis, in complement to the cycle of Regional Radiocommunication Seminars (RRS). The WRS deal with the use of the radio. The 2022 World Radiocommunication Seminars (WRS-22) will focus on issues related to the use of the radiofrequency […]