Grundlagen zur Diskussion der Netzneutralität erarbeiten: das war das Ziel einer Arbeitsgruppe des Bundes. In ihrem Bericht wird eine Auslegeordnung zu Fragen der Netzneutralität vorgenommen. Von Oktober 2013 bis Oktober 2014 haben verschiedene Interessenvertreter und Fachleute an der Erarbeitung des Berichts teilgenommen.

Mindmaps - An Overview of the Cybersecurity Challenge

Annex: Mindmaps - An overview of the cybersecurity challenge

An Overview of the Cybersecurity Challenge

GIP background paper by Eduardo Gelbstein

Cybersecurity: What we (may not) know we (do not) know - An overview of the cybersecurity challenge

The Right to be Forgotten: from Spain to Luxembourg and Beyond

by Stephanie Borg Psaila

Last Friday, during a Google Advisory Council meeting in London, freedom of expression activist Article 19 once again expressed its concern over the recent decision on the right to be forgotten, and the implications of this decision.

Preparing for the Geneva Internet Conference: Major IG Events in 2014

Blog post by David Rüfenacht taken from DiploFoundation website.
20 October 2014

There is less than a month to go to the Geneva Internet Conference. Scheduled for 18‒19 November, the conference will wrap up a very busy year in Internet governance (IG) and lay the basis for a decisive 2015.

Geneva Internet Governance Index (GIGI)

Geneva Internet Governance Index (GIGI) – The role of Geneva in global Internet governance
Illustration demonstrating Geneva’s role for each Internet governance issue and for the complete basket

The Hidden Treasure of Geneva

Why is Switzerland attractive to international organisations? What does the country do well? What must it do to stay ahead? To answer such questions, Avenir Suisse invited three of the stars of Geneva’s constellation of international organisations to speak at this year’s autumn meeting: Michael Møller, interim director general of the United Nations Geneva base; Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross; and Jovan Kurbalija, director of the Geneva Internet Platform.

How to Overcome IG Policy Silos on Global and National Levels

How do policymakers find the right balance between tackling issues like cybersecurity and safeguarding digital rights? How can innovation be encouraged and users’ experience improved in the net neutrality debate? In tackling multifaceted issues, how can policy coherence be ensured by the various actors?

Besseres Branding für Genf

This post was originally published by the Neue Zürcher Zeitung at

Die Schweiz ist ein herausragender Cluster für internationale Organisationen, allen voran in Genf. Der Nutzen für das Land wird gemeinhin als gross wahrgenommen. Eine kritische Analyse der effektiven Wirkung für Politik und Wirtschaft fehlt.

Communiqué de Presse by ATS: Cybersurveillance: le Souci Sécuritaire l'Emporte

Source: Agence télégraphique suisse

(ats) Les préoccupations sécuritaires ont tendance à l'emporter sur la protection de la sphère privée, ont affirmé lundi 6 octobre à Genève des experts. Pour le conseiller aux Etats Luc Recordon (Verts/VD), la cybersurveillance s'aggrave du fait des craintes liées à la montée de l'extrémisme islamique.


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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