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E-Commerce in Rural China and Developing Countries

5:00pm - 7:00pm

The Centre for Finance and Development at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and AliResearch are organising an event on 'E-commerce in rural China and developing countries', on 26 April 2017, between 17.00 and 19.00, at Maison de la Paix, in Geneva, Switzerland.

[Briefing] Internet governance in April 2017


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-up of the major global IG and digital policy developments.

What Future for the Book in the Digital World?

12:30pm - 2:00pm

To celebrate the 2017 World Book and Copyright Day, the United Nations in Geneva, in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Spain and the Geneva Liaison Office of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will organise an event on 'What future for the book in the digital world'.

Briefing for Heads of Mission: Digital Policy in Latin America and the Caribbean

10:00am - 11:00am

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'.

Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge 2017


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 Future of Work we want: A Global Dialogue


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.

Internet Regulation in the Dynamic Digital World


Swissnex Brazil will organise a debate on Internet Regulation in the Dynamic Digital World, on 5 April 2017, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The event, organised as part of Swissnex's talks@swissnex series, will discuss governance in the digital era and Internet-related regulation.

Roundtable on Data Diplomacy: Mapping the Field

10:00am - 3:30pm

Today, data science and big data have become common concepts, yet very little is known about the ways in which diplomacy could adjust to the emerging data-driven era. Commissioned by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, DiploFoundation (Diplo) is conducting the Data Diplomacy Project. This project will provide an overall analysis of the impact of statistics and big data on diplomacy and international relations, as well as survey the practical uses of data in diplomatic activities.

Making use of the expertise available in Geneva, as well as taking the opportunity to bring together diplomats, data scientists, and other professional communities, Diplo is organising a brainstorming event on Data Diplomacy: Mapping the Field. The event will take place on 5 April 2017, between 10.00 and 15.30 CEST, at the WMO Building in Geneva, Switzerland.

Knowledge for Development: Global Partnership Conference 2017


The Joint Inspection Unit of the United Nations system (JIU) and Knowledge Management Austria (KMA) will co-organise the Knowledge for Development: Global Partnership Conference, on 3–4 April 2017, at the Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland.

29th UN/CEFACT Forum


The United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and E-business (UN/CEFACT) will organise the 29th session of the UN/CEFACT Forum on 27-31 March 2017, at the Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland.

The forum will be dedicated to:


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