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Geneva diplomats graduate in Internet governance
Geneva, 10 September 2014: Nine Geneva-based diplomats graduated today from an online training course ‒ An Introduction to Internet Governance (IG) ‒ offered by the Geneva Internet Platform, an initiative of the Swiss authorities operated by DiploFoundation.
IG is one of the most dynamic and important policy areas in today’s diplomacy. Touching every facet of global affairs, and personal and professional lives, the mastery of Internet basics is indispensable to Geneva missions, based as they are in a world hub of IG policy shaping.
Photo gallery from the graduation ceremony
Testimonial ‒ Bernadette Butler, Permanent Mission of the Bahamas: I thoroughly enjoyed the Introduction to Internet Governance course. The information that I received was eye-opening. The coursework helped me to understand the importance of the Internet and the challenges it presents. I especially enjoyed our chat sessions, where I was able to benefit from your experience and the experiences of the other participants. I can certainly say that I have gained a greater understanding of the world around us.
Testimonial ‒ Luca Urech, Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs: Through attending DiploFoundation’s course on Internet Governance, I considerably expanded my knowledge of the subject matter. Making use of innovative teaching methods, the course allowed me to rapidly obtain a comprehensive overview of the complex Internet governance ecosystem, on which I can draw on a daily basis.
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