Three hundred years ago, Charles Bonnet was born in the thriving intellectual epicentre of Geneva. Botanist, lawyer, philosopher, psychologist, and politician were but a few parts of what was a rich life of academic pursuits. This genuine renaissa...
 11 Dec 2020

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The event, an initiative of the Geneva Internet Platform, supported by the Republic and State of Geneva, and DiploFoundation, will take place on Thursday, 28th February, 2019 at 16:00-18:00 CET (15:00-17:00 UTC) in Auditorium Kruzel, WMO building, 2n...
  28 Feb 2019

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Conflict prevention largely depends on the availability of timely data and information. Whether it concerns the collection of mobile phone data to understand people’s mobility patterns, or the use of satellite data to assess conditions in remote area...
  9 Nov 2017

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Image by Freepik The event is part of theGeneva Digital Talks series, and it takes placesin the context of the Geneva Peace Week. Join us on 9 November 2017, from 09.30 - 11.00 CET, at the Geneva Internet Platform, WMO bui...
  9 Nov 2017

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2nd Geneva Engage Awards (2017) 8 February 2017 | 15.00 - 17.30 followed by a cocktail reception DiploFoundation, WMO Building, 7bis Avenue de la Paix, Geneva There is a need to foster effective links between International Gen...
  8 Feb 2017

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Why is Internet governance important? 2 November | 18.30-20.00 University of Geneva - UniMail - room M1170 The Internet is a critical infrastructure for Swiss society. On the risk side, the cost of a security failure woul...
  2 Nov 2016

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Gender equality is undeniably important in diplomacy. The need for women’s political participation has been repeatedly emphasised. The UN Secretary-General’s 2012 Five-Year Action Agenda stressed the importance of promoting ‘women’s political partici...
 15 Sep 2016

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Why do we need diplomats? Diplomats are members of a profession developed over many centuries. But why do we still need them in a world transformed by electronic communications? This course examines the nature of diplomacy; when it is appropriate;...

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Protocol is an important part of diplomatic practice linked with history, royalty, religion, culture and language. Protocol involves etiquette on a local and international scale, and the practice of good manners on a daily basis. It evolved as a r...

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Internet governance (IG) is presently at a crossroads. The international community must address the risks and vulnerabilities faced by governments, corporations and citizens; while still ensuring digital growth and innovation. Why? ...
  25 May 2015

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[Update] The webinar digest and recording are now available here: Internet governance in November 2014: A bubbling cauldron You receive hundreds of pieces of information on digital politics. We receive them, too. We decode, contextualise, and analys...
  2 Dec 2014

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[Update] The webinar recording is now available here. [Update] Register for the next Geneva Briefing, on 4 November. The aim of the Geneva Briefings on Internet Governance, delivered from Geneva as part of the Geneva Internet Platform(GIP) p...
  7 Oct 2014

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To assist diplomats in grasping the complexity of this multidisciplinary and multistakeholder political environment, and to bring them up to speed on what to follow, when to follow it, and how to follow it, the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP), o...
 26 Sep 2014

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