Geneva Digital Atlas 2.0

Where technology meets humanity

Stronger digital voices from Africa
Building African digital foreign policy and diplomacy

What are the best strategic and pragmatic steps to improve African participation in global digital governance?

The process towards a Global Digital Compact

How will the Global Digital Compact be developed and what will it focus on?

Ukraine war: Digital and cyber aspects

How does the Ukraine-Russia conflict affect cyber activities and digital networks?

The highlight of the week of 20 March
GPT-4 is (already) here! The incessant announcements of new AU releases tell us we’re in for an eventful year.
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Latest Updates

Baidu launches Ernie Bot to compete in the AI chatbot market

Baidu, the Chinese tech giant, has unveiled its answer to ChatGPT – the AI chatbot Ernie Bot. However, it seems like investors were less than impressed when Baidu CEO Robin Li presented a prerecorded video of the chatbot, causing shares to plummet by 10%. Even so, Li said that the chatbot had been the subject of (See more)

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Artificial intelligence and US Copyright Office new guidelines: Who gets to own the creations of AI?

The US Copyright Office has released new guidelines regarding whether artistic works created using artificial intelligence (AI) can be protected by copyright law. Copyright eligibility will depend on whether the AI’s involvement in the work is a result of mechanical reproduction or reflects the author’s creative input. The Copyright Office reiterated that copyright protection hinges (See more)

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US state Iowa passes new Data Privacy law

Iowa has become the sixth state in the US to pass a comprehensive data privacy law, which applies to companies that control or process data of at least 100,000 Iowa consumers, or control or process data of at least 25,000 Iowa consumers and derive 50% of their revenue from the sale of personal data.

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From internet applications to quantum computing, we focus on advanced and emerging digital technologies which are increasingly reshaping our economies and societies.



We unpack digital policy by exploring over 50 topics – from access and sustainable development to network security and the future of work – classified in 7 clusters.



Digital technology is not an end in itself. It should serve the core values of humanity.


Keep track of new areas of interest in digital policy. Our trend pages cover elections in the digital age, governmental initiatives in the field of artificial intelligence, water and technology, and other issues.


Follow some of the most important digital policy processes, from the EU's work on the Digital Services Act/Digital Markets Act to the UN Cybercrime Ad Hoc Committee.


Check our live calendar of upcoming and past events, and public consultations, and follow our just-in-time reporting from digital policy events.


See who's who in digital policy: intergovernmental and international organisations, technical actors, civil society entities, and more.


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