The Geneva Session at the Forum

Monday, 19th October 2020, online

Cross-sectoral digital cooperation: How the international Geneva ecosystem can bring its contribution towards an enhanced data integration to better achieve SDGs

Programme
Speakers

PROGRAMME

Monday, 19th October 2020

All times are given in CEST

16.00 – 16.10

Welcome and opening remarks

Jürg Lauber (Ambassador; Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the United Nations and other international organisations in Geneva)

Jovan Kurbalija (Founding Director, DiploFoundation; Head, Geneva Internet Platform (GIP))

16.10 – 16.40

The Road to Bern via Geneva process: A cross-sectoral approach to data governance

Panellists:
Samira Asma (Assistant Director-General, Division of Data, Analytics and Delivery for Impact, World Health Organization (WHO))
Petteri Taalas (Secretary-General, World Meteorological Organization (WMO))
Eckhard Elsen (Director for Research and Computing, CERN; Member, CERN Directorate)
Dorothy Tembo (Deputy Executive Director, International Trade Centre (ITC))
Houlin Zhao (Secretary-General, International Telecommunication Union (ITU))

Moderator: Jürg Lauber (Ambassador; Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the United Nations and other international organisations in Geneva)

16.40 – 17.10

The Geneva Data Cooperation Sandbox

Proposal for a Data Cooperation Hub Platform and the principles behind it
Jean-Pierre Reymond (Chargé de mission; Head, Innovation Partnerships, Permanent Mission of Switzerland in Geneva)
Jovan Kurbalija (Founding Director, DiploFoundation; Head, Geneva Internet Platform (GIP))

Q&A

Moderator: Jovan Kurbalija

17.10 – 17.15

Closing remarks

Jürg Lauber (Ambassador; Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the United Nations and other international organisations in Geneva)

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SPEAKERS

Ambassador Jean-Pierre Reymond

Jean-Pierre Reymond

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Prof Petteri Taalas

Prof. Petteri Taalas

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Ms. Dorothy Ng'ambi Tembo, Deputy Executive Director, ITC

Dorothy Tembo

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Eckhard Elsen

Eckhard Elsen

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Prof. Jovan Kurbalija

Jovan Kurbalija

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Houlin Zhao

Houlin Zhao

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Samira Asma

Dr Samira Asma

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Jürg Lauber

Amb Jürg Lauber

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