The 2017 session of the International Telecommunication Union Council (ITU Council) will be held on 15–25 May, at the ITU headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

The ITU Council acts as the ITU's governing body in the interval between Plenipotentiary Conferences. Its role is to consider...

The Open Geneva Hackathons will be held on 12-14 May 2017, in Geneva, Switzerland. The event is part of the digital strategy of the University of Geneva, and its objective is to make Geneva and the world more sustainable, by helping open innovation generated by citizens, associations, and the...

The final brief of the Open Consultation Process for the WSIS 2017 Forum will be held on 10 May 2017, at the ITU Heardquarters, in Geneva, Switzerland. 

The meeting represents the sixth and last phase of the WSIS Forum Consultation Process, after its launch on 1 September 2016. Items...

The final brief of the Open Consultation Process for the WSIS 2017 Forum will be held on 10 May 2017, at the ITU Heardquarters, in Geneva, Switzerland. 

The meeting represents the sixth and last phase of the WSIS Forum Consultation Process, after its launch on 1 September 2016. Items...

The GIS for a Sustainable World Conference will be held on 9-11 May, in Geneva, Switzerland. The event is co-hosted by Esri and the Operational Satellite Application Programme of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research.

The conference will be dedicated to exploring...

The 20th session of the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) will be held on 8 – 12 May 2017, at the Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland.

The Commission will address two priority themes:

  • new innovation approaches to support the...

The third meeting of the Working Group on Enhanced Cooperation (WGEC) of the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) will be held on 3–5 May 2017, in Geneva, Switzerland.

The WGEC was established on the basis of the UN General Assembly ...

The 2017 edition of the Broadthinking conference, organised by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), will be held on 3-4 May, in Geneva, Switzerland.

The event will feature discussions on issues related to the convergence between Internet and broadcasting:

  • The latest in http...

The Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations Office and other international organisations in Geneva and the UNESCO Geneva Liaison Office will organise a panel discussion on 'The media’s role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies', with the ocassion of the World Press...

The just-in-time course on digital commerce aims to assist permanent missions and international organisations in Geneva to deal with fast emerging digital commerce issues. It provides an interdisciplinary coverage of e-commerce,...

What were the main Internet governance updates in April, and how will they shape future developments? What can we expect in May? Join us for our next monthly briefing, on Tuesday, 25 April, for a round-...

What were the main Internet governance updates in April, and how will they shape future developments? What can we expect in May? Join us for our next monthly briefing, on Tuesday, 25 April, for a round-...

The Permanent Mission of Paraguay to the United Nations in Geneva and the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) will hold a briefing for Heads of Permanent Missions of GRULAC (Latin American and Caribbean Group) countries in Geneva, on 'Digital policy in Latin America and the Caribbean'.

This...

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) will hold its annual E-commerce Week on 24-28 April 2017, at the Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland.

The event will be held under the overarching theme 'Towards Inclusive E-Commerce' and will feature multistakeholder...

The Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) and the Atlantic Council are hosting the third annual European Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge, on 20-21 April 2017, in Geneva., Switzerland.

The student competition devoted to high-level policy recommendations for day-after responses to a major...

On 6-7 April 2017, the International Labour Organization (ILO) will hold a conference on 'The Future of Work we want: A Global Dialogue', at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

Organised under the ILO Future of Work Centenary Initiative, the symposium will be dedicated to gaining a...

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The Geneva Internet Platform is an initative of the Swiss authorities

 

Members of the Steering Committee are FDFA, OFCOM, DCAF, ETH-Zürich, and the University of Geneva
 

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