The Geneva Internet Platform (GIP), initiated by the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) and the Federal Office of Communications (OFCOM) of Switzerland in 2014, provides a neutral and inclusive space for digital policy debates, recognised by the majority of global actors as a platform where different views can be voiced. The GIP is operated by DiploFoundation.
The GIP’s functions are to:
The activities are implemented based on several pillars, including: a physical platform in Geneva; the GIP Digital Watch observatory providing the latest updates, overviews, instruments, resources, events, and actors, on each of the 40+ Internet governance and digital policy issues and processes; a dialogue and innovation lab.
The GIP’s Steering Committee members are: the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) and the Swiss Federal Office of Communications (OFCOM), the Republic and State of Geneva, the University of Geneva, and ETH-Board.
Visit the GIP's website to learn more.