Past Events

Data economy: human-centric approach at the forefront

22 September 2021 |

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 Office and other international organisations in Geneva in capacity as Presidency of the Council of the EU, and the Geneva Internet Platform invite you to a series […]

Swiss Economic Forum 2021

01 September 2021 - 02 September 2021

The Swiss Economic Forum (SEF) is Switzerland’s leading economic conference. The 23d edition of the conference will take place on 1 and 2 September 2021 in Interlaken, Switzerland under the theme ‘New Horizons’. In line with the theme “New Horizons”, this year‘s SEF will focus on the opportunities arising from the pandemic and the challenges […]

[Briefing #77] Internet governance in July and August 2021

31 August 2021 | Online

After a short summer break, we will be back for the Digital Watch Internet Governance Briefing on Tuesday, 31st August, at 12.00 UTC (14.00 CEST). 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. Register on the link […]

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) Tour

30 August 2021 | Online

Update Missed the event? Watch the recording here.   Artificial intelligence (AI) is widely used in various internet services. Search engines use AI to provide better search results, social media platforms rely on AI to automatically detect hate speech and other forms of harmful content, and online stores use AI to suggest products you are likely […]

SME Cybersecurity: Let’s Take Action!

09 March 2018 | Geneva

[Update] The event report is now available. Read it on the GIP Digital Watch observatory. The Department of Security and Economy of the Republic and Canton of Geneva will organise an event on cybersecurity and small and medium enterprises, on 6 March 2018, in Geneva, at the UBS Auditorium. The event will be dedicated to raising the awareness of local enterprises […]

12th Internet Governance Forum

18 December 2017 - 21 December 2017

The 12th annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is taking place on 18-21 December 2017, in Geneva, Switzerland, with the overarching theme ‘Shaping your digital future’. As in previous years, the IGF meeting will include a large number of workshops, open forums, dynamic coalition meetings, and other events that will give participants the opportunity to engage in open discussions on […]

Where and How to Protect Legal Interests in the Digital Era

28 November 2017 |

        [Update] The event report is available. Organised as part of the Geneva Digital Talks event series, the session ‘Where and how to protect legal interests in the digital era. Jurisdiction and dispute resolution in Internet-related cases’ will be held on 28 November 2017, between 15:00 – 16:30 CET, at the WMO building (De Mello conference room, 2nd […]

Preventing Cyber Conflicts: Do We Need a Cyber Treaty?preventing-cyber-conflicts-do-we-need-cyber-treaty

09 November 2017 | Geneva, Switzerland

      Join us for a session on ‘Preventing Cyber Conflicts: Do We Need a Cyber Treaty?’, on 9 November 2017, from 09.30 – 11.00 CET, at the Geneva Internet Platform, WMO building, 2nd floor (Kruzel Hall), 7 bis Avenue de la Paix, Geneva. In early 2017, Microsoft’s president Brad Smith called for a Digital […]

How Can Technological Solutions Advance Cybersecurity?

03 November 2017 | Geneva, Switzerland

[Update] Reports from the event are now available. Organised as part of the Geneva Digital Talks series, the event ‘How can technological solutions advance cybersecurity?‘ will be held on 3 November 2017, from 10:00 – 16:30 CEST, at the WMO building (De Mello conference room, 2nd floor), Avenue de la Paix 7bis, 1202 Geneva. The design of digital technology impacts […]

The UN and Global Public Goods: Addressing Global Challenges

02 November 2015 |

[Update] The United Nations Office at Geneva and CERN co-hosted a one-day symposium on 2 November 2015 exploring the value of applying the CERN model of cooperation to the international community’s work towards realising the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Bringing together policy makers, representatives of civil society and scientists, it sought to spark a debate over […]