Graduation ceremony for participants of the GIP’s course: Introduction to Digital Policy and Diplomacy

Geneva, Switzerland, 12 December 2018: The Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) is pleased to announce the successful completion by participants of its Introduction to Digital Policy and Diplomacy (just-in-time Geneva-based course). The graduation took place on 12 December 2018  in Geneva (view the photo gallery).

'Welcome to Digital Geneva' event for newly accredited ambassadors

Geneva, Switzerland, 20 November 2018: The Geneva Internet Platform and DiploFoundation welcomed Geneva-based Ambassadors for a briefing on digital policy, led by Dr Jovan Kurbalija, on 20 November 2018. The briefing was aimed at ambassadors who have recently presented their credentials in Geneva.

Geneva Internet Platform head and DiploFoundation director appointed to UN High-Level Panel on Digital Cooperation

Geneva, Switzerland, 12 July 2018: DiploFoundation is proud to announce the appointment of Prof. Jovan Kurbalija to a High-Level Panel on Digital Cooperation, established by United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, on 12 July 2018.

New study: Towards a secure cyberspace via regional co-operation

With the increasing use of the Internet in everyday life and especially in global business, traditional crimes such as fraud, identity theft, and buying illegal goods are now being conducted through the Internet as well. Black markets on the ‘dark web’, cyber-weapons, malware, and exploits are proliferating.

Private Sector Engagement in Responding to the Use of the Internet and ICT for Terrorist Purposes

On the occasion of the Special Meeting of the Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee held in New York on 1-2 December 2016, ICT4Peace and the UN Counter Terrorism Executive Directorate (UNCTED) presented an initial Report on the findings of a joint project on ‘Private Sector Engagement in Responding to the Use of the Internet and ICT for Terrorist Purposes: Strengthening Dialogue and Building Trust’.

Event report: Enhancing the Potential of Business for Sustainable Development and Sustaining Peace

The event ‘Enhancing the Potential of Business for Sustainable Development and Sustainable Peace’, under the overarching theme ‘Conflict sensitive business and access to information as strategies for prevention of destructible conflict’, was organised by the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform (GPP).

Two experienced Swiss professionals join the Geneva Internet Platform as Senior Digital Policy Fellows

Geneva Internet Platform Digital Policy Fellowship 

For immediate release 

14 November 2016 

Mr Markus Kummer and Prof Rolf H. Weber are the first Senior Digital Policy Fellows at the Geneva Internet Platform. 

Geneva-based Ambassadors briefed on digital policy

The Geneva Internet Platform and DiploFoundation welcomed Geneva-based Ambassadors for a briefing on digital policy, led by Dr Jovan Kurbalija, on 7 September. The briefing was aimed at ambassadors who have recently presented their credentials in Geneva.

International Geneva’s Role in 2017 Digital Transformations

[Download the Press Release in PDF format]  

Report on Encryption, Anonymity, and the Human rights Framework

The annual report of the Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression, David Kaye, is now available online.

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The Geneva Internet Platform is an initative of the Swiss authorities

 

Members of the Steering Committee are FDFA, OFCOM, Canton of Geneva, ETH-Zürich, and the University of Geneva
 

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