The E-participation Day was part of the Geneva E-diplomacy Platform and built on the first Geneva E-diplomacy Day (16 November 2012) and the Online Learning Day (17 April 2013). The event was held at the WMO, Geneva Centre for Security Policy, 7 bis, Avenue de la Paix, on June 19th from 9.30 to 17.00.
(Indicated times are CET - Central European Time)
Thanks to broadcast and remote participation options, the outreach of the event was beyond Geneva. Participants mainly included:
Diplomats from permanent missions,
representatives of international organisations,
NGOs, Journalists, Academics.
Programme with links to recording of the event:
9.30 - 10.00
Networking coffee and registrations
10.00 - 10.20
Welcome remarks by
Amb. Fred Tanner, Director, GCSP
Mr Benedikt Wechsler, Advisor e-ediplomacy and think tanks, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Switzerland
Mr Olivier Coutau, Delegate to International Geneva, Office for International Geneva of the Republic and State of Geneva