Published on 31 March 2017, Issue 19 of the Geneva Digital Watch newsletter provides the latest digital policy updates which took place in March.
Diplomats and policy practitioners in Geneva were among the graduates of the Geneva Internet Platform's 2017 Just-In-Time Course on Internet Governance. The graduation ceremony took place on 27 March 2017.
Eleven participants from 10 countries, representing Geneva-based permanent missions, civil society, and academia, reviewed the course texts on digital policy, and discussed them in an online learning environment. The eight-week course ran between 23 January and 27 March 2017.
Published on 28 February 2017, Issue 18 of the Geneva Digital Watch newsletter provides the latest digital policy updates which took place in February. The main highlights include:
With the increasing use of the Internet in everyday life and especially in global business, traditional crimes such as fraud, identity theft, and buying illegal goods are now being conducted through the Internet as well. Black markets on the ‘dark web’, cyber-weapons, malware, and exploits are proliferating.
Published on 31 January 2017, Issue 17 of the Geneva Digital Watch newsletter provides the latest digital policy updates which took place in January. The main highlights include:
On the occasion of the Special Meeting of the Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee held in New York on 1-2 December 2016, ICT4Peace and the UN Counter Terrorism Executive Directorate (UNCTED) presented an initial Report on the findings of a joint project on ‘Private Sector Engagement in Responding to the Use of the Internet and ICT for Terrorist Purposes: Strengthening Dialogue and Building Trust’.
Published on 29 November, Issue 16 of the Geneva Digital Watch newsletter provides the latest digital policy updates which took place in November. The main highlights include:
The event ‘Enhancing the Potential of Business for Sustainable Development and Sustainable Peace’, under the overarching theme ‘Conflict sensitive business and access to information as strategies for prevention of destructible conflict’, was organised by the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform (GPP).
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14 November 2016
Mr Markus Kummer and Prof Rolf H. Weber are the first Senior Digital Policy Fellows at the Geneva Internet Platform.