Events

10 Jul 2024 12:15h - 13:30h

Is Switzerland losing its status as a leader in digital governance?

Geneva, the birthplace of the World Wide Web and once a beacon to digital governance, is seeing its light grow dim. Faced with stiff global competition, budgetary constraints in the aftermath of Covid, and geopolitical tensions, the multilateral capital is struggling to maintain its position in the field. 

8 Jul 2024 - 12 Jul 2024

UN OEWG 2021-2025 8th substantive session

The UN OEWG 2021-2025 8th substantive session will focus on threats to information security, confidence-building measures, and responsible behavior of states in the context of international security.

8 Jul 2024 - 17 Jul 2024

The High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) 2024

The High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) 2024 will take place from 8 to 17 July under the Economic and Social Council. The ministerial segment is set for 15 to 17 July, focusing on reinforcing the 2030 Agenda and eradicating poverty amidst crises. Specific Sustainable Development Goals to be reviewed include Goals 1, 2, 13, 16, and 17. This forum, following the 2023 Summit, aims to advance the 2030 Agenda and its objectives. For further details, visit the dedicated web page.

17 Jun 2024 - 19 Jun 2024

EuroDIG 2024

EuroDIG 2024 will occur in Vilnius, Lithuania from June 17–19. The conference is a multistakeholder platform created in 2008 to discuss internet governance annually in various European cities

13 Jun 2024 - 15 Jun 2024

G7 Summit 2024

The 50th G7 Summit in 2024 will be held in Fasano, Italy, with a focus on supporting Ukraine, addressing Middle East crises, ensuring energy security, and prioritizing African development. Leaders from G7 nations along with the EU representatives will participate in the annual event.

12 Jun 2024 - 13 Jun 2024

The 1st Harnessing AI Risk Summit & 12th Free and Safe in Cyberspace Conference

The message promotes the collaboration of diverse nations to establish new global intergovernmental organizations ensuring safety, peace, equity, and democracy in digital communications at The 1st Harnessing AI Risk Summit & 12th Free and Safe in Cyberspace Conference, aiming to lead humanity towards prosperity and well-being.

3 Jun 2024 - 5 Jun 2024

Paris Cyber Summit 2024

The Paris Cyber Summit 2024, happening from June 3-5, focuses on the theme “Is Artificial Intelligence a game-changer for cyber policies?”. European leaders will gather to discuss trust in cyberspace, digital, tech, and maintaining strength in the new world. The summit aims to create a European approach to cyberspace and strengthen relationships based on shared values, with key speakers like David van Weel, Catherine De Bolle, and Lorena Boix Alonso. Details can be found on the dedicated webpage.

29 May 2024 - 31 May 2024

AI for Good Global Summit 2024

The AI for Good Global Summit will be held on May 30-31, 2024, in Geneva, Switzerland. This event, part of the AI for Good platform, will focus on identifying practical AI applications to advance the SDGs globally. Participants can expect interactive stages with keynote speakers, cutting-edge AI solutions, and more. The AI for Good platform offers year-round digital sessions to foster collaboration and ensure inclusive technology development. Visit the dedicated page for details on this initiative and upcoming sessions.

27 May 2024 - 31 May 2024

World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)+20 Forum High-Level Event

The WSIS+20 Forum High-Level Event, part of the World Summit on the Information Society, will be held in May 2024. It aims to review progress related to information and knowledge societies, share best practices, and build partnerships. Participation from all stakeholders is encouraged, including contributions to the open consultation process. The event seeks to address gaps in implementing the Geneva Plan of Action and the Action Lines, with a focus on fostering collaboration and identifying emerging trends. Visit the dedicated web page for more details.

21 May 2024 - 24 May 2024

Global Supply Chain Forum 2024

UNCTAD and the Government of Barbados collaborate to host the inaugural Global Supply Chain Forum at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre in Bridgetown, Barbados.