Past Events

[Webinar] Data Interoperability: The benefits for the Land Administration sector

24 June 2022 | Online

Event date: 24 June 2022, 10:00–12:00 CEST The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) is hosting a webinar with experts from land administration and management to explore the opportunities and challenges of increasing data operability in this field. The session will shed light on the FAIR Data Principles (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable), and […]

[Talk] Cyber operations, armed conflicts, and international law

23 June 2022 | Geneva

Event date: 23 June 2022, 17:30–18:30 CEST In this talk, researchers from the Geneva Academy will shed light on the different examples of cyber operations (e.g. Stuxnet, NotPetya, and SolarWinds) allegedly conducted or sponsored by states to explicate their geopolitical effects and challenges to international law. As the importance of ICT grows in the modern […]

[Talk] Disinformation in Time of Crisis: How Should Governments and Civil Society React?

23 June 2022 | Online

Event date: 23 June 2022, 12:30–14:00 CEST The Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) will host a discussion session for alumni and the general public to tackle questions that widespread disinformation campaigns have posed at governmental institutions and civil society groups. For more information, and to register, please visit the official page.

[Webinar] Greening Digital Companies: Monitoring emissions and climate commitments

23 June 2022 | Online

Event date: 23 June 2022, 9:00–10:15 CEST The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) will jointly organise two webinars to launch the report Greening Digital Companies: Monitoring Emissions and Climate Commitments and will discuss the key findings. The report evaluates the performance of 150 world-leading digital companies in their efforts to […]

[Workshop] Boost your cyber skills: a cybersecurity event for Nonprofit Organizations

22 June 2022 | Geneva

Event date: 22 June 2022, 9:30–15:00 CEST The International Geneva Welcome Centre (CAGI) and the CyberPeace Institute jointly curated an all-day cyber skills event for NGOs. The uptake of cloud-based technologies and storage of valuable donor and beneficiary data have made NGOs a frequent target of cyberattacks. The reality for NGOs is that they have […]

2022 Council of Delegates of the ICRC

22 June 2022 - 23 June 2022

Event date: 22–23 June 2022 The 2022 Council of Delegates of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (ICRC) will be held under the theme ‘A movement for purpose.’ Among the topics that will be discussed during the Council is the collection and safeguarding of humanitarian data. The Council aims to call on states […]

[Launch] WHO-ITU Global standard for accessibility of telehealth services

16 June 2022 |

Event date: 16 June 2022, 16:00–17:15 CEST The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) co-developed the global standard for the accessibility of telehealth services, which consists of a list of technical requirements that telehealth platforms must satisfy to ensure accessible telehealth service provision. During the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth services have been […]

[Webinar] Enhancing signalling security and privacy using globally interoperable digital signatures

16 June 2022 |

Event date: 16 June 2022, 15:00–17:00 CEST The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) will explore the history and status quo of signalling systems and summarise ITU’s ongoing efforts in security-minded protocol standardisation to cope with potential signalling attacks on telecom operators. Signalling protocols play a cornerstone role in providing different ICT services. Nevertheless, as they were […]

[Webinar] Realizing equitable global access to COVID-19 health technologies: WHO C-TAP’s progress, challenges and opportunities

16 June 2022 |

Event date: 16 June 2022, 14:00–16:00 CEST The World Health Organization (WHO) is organising a panel and an open discussion on how its COVID-19 Technological Access Pool (C-TAP) could advance in promoting equitable access to pandemic-related health technologies. The debate will focus on making the C-TAP more attractive to technology users, holders, and other stakeholders. […]

The 50th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council

13 June 2022 - 08 July 2022

Event date: 13 June – 8 July 2022 Representatives of the member states in the Human Rights Council will come to Geneva to partake in 27 interactive dialogues (ID) Special Procedures mandate holders and mechanisms and 9 interactive dialogues with the High Commissioner. The Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression and opinion Ms Irene Khan […]