The Geneva Internet Platform team is reporting from UNCTAD's E-commerce Week 2017, taking place on 24-28 April in Geneva. Several topics are in focus, include e-commerce and trade, digital rights, inclusive development, data flows, and cybercrime and cybersecurity. Read our just-in-time reports, at dig.watch/unctad17
Thematic reports from ICANN's 58th meeting
The GIP team was on the ground in Copenhagen for the 58th meeting. Unlike previous meetings, in which discussions focused on the IANA stewardship transition and the strengthening of ICANN’s accountability, ICANN58 was marked by a re-focus on ICANN’s policy development processes. Read our thematic reports from the meeting.
Fake news in the digital era
Fake news has become a cause for concern. With the growth of social media, fake news has proliferated, as it has found a platform to disseminate stories to a massive audience. The Digital Watch observatory is exploring the impact of fake news on digital policy, and tracking the latest developments on how stakeholders are tackling the issue of fake news. Visit the dedicated space.
Geneva Digital Watch newsletter
Issue 19 of the GIP Digital Watch newsletter, published 31 March, features the main trends in digital policy in March, an analysis of the UN Special Rapporteur's recommendations, and a review of the court cases and rulings involving ride-sharing app Uber. Plus: updates from the observatory in March, events in International Geneva, and a look at the main upcoming events in April. Download your copy!!
Top digital policy developments in 2016
Our latest report, Top Digital Policy Developments in 2016: A Year in Review, sums up the top 20 digital policy developments for 2016. The GIP Head's forecast, Digital Politics in 2017: Unsettled Weather, Stormy at Times, with Sunny Spells, predicts the ten main developments for 2017. Download the reports.
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