Address: 7bis, Avenue De La Paix, CH-1202 Geneva, Switzerland
Stakeholder group: Academia & think tanks
DiploFoundation is a leading global capacity development organisation in the field of Internet governance.
Diplo was established by the governments of Switzerland and Malta with the goal of providing low cost, effective courses and training programmes in contemporary diplomacy and digital affairs, in particular for developing countries. Its main thematic focuses are on Internet governance (IG), e-diplomacy, e-participation, and cybersecurity.
Diplo’s flagship publication ‘An Introduction to Internet governance’ is among the most widely used texts on IG, translated into all the UN languages and several more. Its online and in situ IG courses and training programmes have gathered more than 1500 alumni from 163 countries. Diplo also hosts the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP).
Diplo also provides customised courses and training both online and in situ.