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By Virdzinija Saveska on 15 Jun, 2017 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy

Information has always been at the core of diplomacy. The increase in quantity and quality of information on which states and other actors in international relations can rely for decision-making presents an opportunity for the advancement of diplomatic reporting. Due to easier access to data, diplomatic reporting has the potential to uphold the highest standards when it comes to accuracy and objectivity.

By on 14 Jun, 2017 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

The WSIS Forum 2017 continued today with six high-level policy sessions and several workshops, featuring discussions on issues such as the digital economy, cybersecurity, gender mainstreaming, and online extremism.

By on 13 Jun, 2017 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

Day 2 at the WSIS Forum 2017 started with the official opening of the event, and continued with eight high-level policy sessions which were mostly focused on issues related to access, the digital divide, and sustainable development.

By on 13 Jun, 2017 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

The ninth edition of the WSIS Forum opened yesterday in Geneva, under the overarching theme Information and knowledge societies for the SDGs.

By Virdzinija Saveska on 12 Jun, 2017 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy, Webinars
By on 11 Jun, 2017 | From the channel/s: Diplo Blog, Internet Governance

The 9th International Conference on Cyber Conflict (CyCon) took place from 30 May to 2 June, in Tallinn, Estonia. The conference is annually organised by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE) and brings together decision-makers and experts from government, military and industry fields.

By on 02 Jun, 2017 | From the channel/s: Webinars, Internet Governance

The WannaCry ransomware cyber-attack hitting thousand of systems around the world, the continuous debate in the USA over net neutrality, and the increasing number of bilateral tax settlements involving Internet companies were among the main digital policy developments in the month of May.

By on 02 Jun, 2017 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

Published on 30 May 2017, Issue 21 of the Geneva Digital Watch newsletter provides the latest Internet governance and digital policy updates which took place in May. The main highlights include:

By on 30 May, 2017 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation will take effect one year from now - on 25 May 2018. In this post, two central questions are tackled: Who will be affected by the new rules, and what does the regulation apply to?

By Dane Burkholder on 29 May, 2017 | From the channel/s: Data Reflections, Diplomacy

In the coming years, increasingly sophisticated big data analytics techniques will enable advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) and automation technologies. However, at least in the short term, AI and big data analytics (BDA) will not completely replace the need for humans in business or finance.

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