Fondation pour Geneve

Round table on The Future of Internet Governance in Geneva

Michael Kende
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Maison de la Paix, Auditorium  Ivan Pictet

Launch of the report " Internet Governance in International Geneva" co-organized by Fondation pour Genève and the Centre for Trade and Economic Integration.

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With the launch of the report "Geneva and Internet Governance", the Geneva Foundation and the Graduate Institute's Centre for Trade and Economic Integration are organizing a roundtable discussion with a panel of experts. The objective is to discuss the issues and challenges of Internet governance and the role that Geneva could play in this area.


Welcoming Remarks

  • Marie-Laure Salles, Director, The Graduate Institute, Geneva

Introduction, presentation of the report

  • Dr Michael Kende, Senior Fellow, The Graduate Institute, Geneva, Author of the report

Video Statements by 

  • Doris Leuthard, Former President, Swiss Confederation,  President, Swiss Digital Initiative Foundation

  • Ambassador Jürg Lauber, Permanent Representative of Switzerland, United Nations Office, Geneva

Panel Discussion

  •  Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Director, Telecommunication Development Bureau, ITU
  •  Nicholas Niggli, Deputy Secretary-General, Republic and State of Geneva;
  •  Jovan Kurbalija, Director, Geneva Internet Platform
  •  Dr Michael Kende, Senior Fellow, The Graduate Institute, Geneva 
  •  Jean-Yves Art, Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships, Microsoft


Concluding remarks 

  • Ivan Pictet, President, Foundation for Geneva

Moderated by

  • Kasmira Jefford, Chief Editor, Geneva Solutions

This event is organized in collaboration with Fondation pour Genève  and Geneva Solutions, Media Partner.

Should you want to attend the event remotely please click on this Livestream link