lighting, Diplomacy

Geneva Internet L@w Summer School 2018

18 June 2018 - 29 June 2018

Geneva, Switzerland

Event description

Dr Jovan Kurbalija, Director of DiploFoundation and Head of the Geneva Internet Platform, will deliver a lecture on the Geneva Internet governance landscape, at the 2018 edition of the Geneva Internet L@w Summer School. The school will be held on 18–29 June 2018, in Geneva. 

The Geneva Internet L@w Summer School, organised by the Univesity of Geneva, will be held on 18–29 June 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland. 

The school will give students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the framework of an Internet law clinic and to discuss cutting-edge Internet law and policy issues with academics, practitioners, representatives of global policymakers, international organisations, and leading institutions such as the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, the International Telecommunication Union, the World Intellectual Property Organization, and the Geneva Internet Platform.

The programme will cover a wide range of digital policy topics, including cybersecurity, digital privacy and online surveillance, free speech, consumer protection, legal issues of social media, dangers of cloud computing, Internet and telecom infrastructure, data protection, and intellectual property.

The Geneva Cybersecurity Law and Policy Conference will also be held in the framework of the summer school – on 21 June – and will focus on issues related to liability in case of cyber-attacks.

Students will receive a certificate for completing the summer school, if the compulsory attendance requirements are met. The equivalence of 6 ECTS credits can be obtained (to be validated by the home university) upon submission of a paper.

Interested individuals can apply until 15 April.

For more information, visit the school’s webpage.