Mr Marco Lotti is an online moderator for remote participation and co-ordinator for the Geneva-based courses. He joined DiploFoundation in early 2017. As part of the Geneva office team, Marco leads activities and events such as the Road to Bern via Geneva Dialogues which bring together various policy communities to further identify current needs, discuss cross-cutting issues, and mobilise the necessary resources to achieve a data commons. Furthermore, Marco represents DiploFoundation a the Cybermediation Initiative which researches the impact of new technologies on the work of mediators. As curator at the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) Digital Watch observatory, he follows global developments regarding content policy, cultural diversity online, and contributes to the GIP Digital Watch newsletter.
Marco has a BA in Political and Social Sciences from the University of Bologna (Italy) and an MA in International Affairs from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) in Geneva, Switzerland. Prior to joining Diplo, Marco was a board member of the Junior Diplomat Initiative Switzerland (2016–2017) and conducted research for the Cold War History Research Center at the Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary.