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3rd Generation Partnership Project

The 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) is an inititiative bringing together several telecommunications standards development organisations with the aim to collaborate on the development of tec... (See more)

Access Now

Access Now is a non-governmental organisation working in the field on digital civil rights. The activities of the organisation cover three main areas: Policy. Access Now is developing ... (See more)

Africa Civil Society on the Information Society

The Africa Civil Society on the Information Society (ACSIS) is a civil society organisation created in 2003 with the aim to promote an inclusive information society in Africa. In order to achieve... (See more)

Africa Information & Communication Technologies Alliance

The Africa Information & Communication Technologies Alliance (AfICTA) is an alliance of ICT companies, multi-national corporations, associations, organisations, and individuals involved in... (See more)

Africa Top Level Domains Organization

Africa Top Level Domains Organization (AfTLD) is a not-for-profit organisation composed of managers of country code top level domains (ccTLDs) in Africa. The organisation works to promote c... (See more)

African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights was established by the African Charter on Human and People's Rights, with the aim to promote human and people's rights and ensure their protect... (See more)

African Network Information Center

The African Network Information Center (AFRINIC) is one of the five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs), the organisations that manage the allocation of Internet number resources - Internet pr... (See more)

African Network Operators Groups

The African Network Operators Group (AfNOG) is a forum for cooperation and exchange of technical information between Internet network operators in Africa.  The aim of AfNOG is to build... (See more)

African Union

The process for creating the African Union was initiated in September 1999, when the Heads of State and Government of the Organisation of African Unity called for the establishment of an African Un... (See more)

Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society

The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) is a research institute dedicated to exploring the dynamic relationship between the Internet and society, including the inc... (See more)

Alianza contra Piratería de Televisión Paga

The Alianza contra Piraterí­a de Televisión Paga (Alianza) is a group of content providers, pay-TV broadcasters and technology providers aiming at combatting pay-TV piracy throughout Latin America.... (See more)

Alliance for Affordable Internet

The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) is a coalition of public sector, private sector, and not-for-profit organisations working to drive down the cost of broadband access through policy and r... (See more)

Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation

The Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation (AIOTI) was initiated by the European Commission in 2015, with the aim to strengthen the dialogue and interaction among Internet of Thi... (See more)

American Registry for Internet Numbers

The American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) is one of the five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs), the organisations that manage the allocation of Internet number resources - Internet p... (See more)

Amnesty International

Amnesty International (AI) is a global non-for-profit organisation whose mission is to undertake research and action aimed at preventing and ending abuses of human rights. The organisation ... (See more)

Anti-Phishing Working Group

The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) is a worldwide coalition of private companies and associations, governmental entities and intergovernmental organisations dedicated to fighting against c... (See more)

Arab League

The Arab League is an intergovernmental organisation consisting of 21 Arab states in the Northern and North-Eastern part of Africa and South-West Asia. The aim of the organisation is to strengthe... (See more)

Article 19

Article 19 is a non-governmental organisation whose mission is to defend freedom of expression and information worldwide, and contribute to ensuring that people everywhere can express themselves fr... (See more)

Article 29 Working Party

The Article 29 Working Party is an independent advisory group established at the EU level with the purpose to provide advice on issues related to the processing of personal data and the free m... (See more)

Asia & Pacific Internet Association

The Asia Pacific Internet Association (APIA) was established in 1997 as a non-profit trade association, whose aim is to promote the business interests of the Internet-related service industry ... (See more)

Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation

The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is a regional economic forum bringing together 21 countries with the aim to support sustainable economic growth and prosperity in the Asia-Pac... (See more)

Asia Pacific Top Level Domain Association

The Asia Pacific Top Level Domain Association (APTLD) is an organisation that brings together registries of country code top level domains (ccTLDs) in the Asia Pacific region. The aim of th... (See more)

Asia-Pacific Network Information Centre

APNIC is one of the five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs), the organisations that manage the allocation and registration of Internet number resources - Internet protocol (IP) addresses and auton... (See more)

Asian Development Bank

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is a regional development bank which is based in Mandaluyong, Philippines. The organization has 31 field offices worldwide tasked to promote the social and economic... (See more)

Association for Progressive Communications

APC is a global network of civil society organisations, which promotes the empowerment of citizens through ICT, and advocates access to a free and open Internet, in respect of human rights and... (See more)

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is an intergovernmental organisation composed of 10 Southeast Asian states. It was created in 1967 with the aim to accelerate the economic growth,... (See more)

Bank for International Settlements

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) is an international financial organisation composed of 60 central banks and monetary authorities. BIS's goal is to ensure monetary and financial st... (See more)

Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University is a research center focused on exploring the cyberspace. The Centre studies the development, dynamics, norms, and standard... (See more)

Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications

The Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) is an independent entity established with the aim to assist regulatory authorities in EU member states, as well as th... (See more)

Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development

The Broadband Commission was originally established in 2010 by the ITU and UNESCO as the Broadband Commission for Digital Development in response to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon’s call to boo... (See more)

Caribbean Community and Common Market

The Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) is an intergovernmental organisation established with the aim to strengthen regional integration and cooperation in the Caribbean region.... (See more)

Caribbean Telecommunications Union

The Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) is an intergovernmental organisation dedicated to facilitating the development of the information and communications (ICT) sector in the Caribbean region... (See more)

Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies

The Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies (CSIP) is a nonprofit organisation set up by several Internet industry players with the aim to address the global problem of consumer access to illegiti... (See more)

Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre

The UK CEOP Command, established under the National Crime Agency (NCA), works with child protection partners across the UK and overseas to identify the main threats to children and coordi... (See more)

Childnet International

Childnet International is a non-profit organisation working in the area of child online safety. Childnet’s mission is to work in partnership with others around the world to help make the Internet a... (See more)

Citizen Lab

Citizen Lab carries research on issues related to research and development at the intersection of information and communication technologies (ICTs), human rights, and global security.... (See more)

Cloud Security Alliance

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is a non-profit organisation whose aim is to define and promote best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, and to provide education o... (See more)

Cloud Standards Customer Council

The Cloud Standards Customer Council is an end-user advocacy group dedicated to accelerating adoption of cloud computing, with a focus on cloud issues such as standards, security and interoper... (See more)

Commission on Science and Technology for Development

The Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) is a subsidiary of the UN Economic and Social Counci... (See more)

Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) was formed in 1994 with the aim to attain sustainable growth and development for its 19 member states and to promote cooperation amon... (See more)

Commonwealth of Independent States

The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) is a regional intergovernmental organisation formed in 1991, and currently composed of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mo... (See more)

Commonwealth of Nations

The Commonwealth of Nations is a political association of 54 member states that in essence were a part of the former British Empire. The organization was founded in 1926 at the Imperial Conference ... (See more)

Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation

The Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) in an international treaty-based organisation which works to support the development and use of information and communications technologi... (See more)

Computer & Communications Industry Association

The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) is an international non-profit membership organisation dedicated to innovation and enhancing society's access to information and c... (See more)

Consumers International

Consumers International is a global federation made up of consumer groups from all over the world. Its aim is to defend, promote, develop and pursue consumer rights as the international basis ... (See more)

Council of Europe

The Council of Europe is an European intergovernmental organisation with 47 member states, which was set up to promote democracy and protect human rights and the rule of law in Europe. ... (See more)

Council of European National Top Level Domain Registries

The Council of European National Top Level Domain Registries (CENTR) is a not-for-profit organisation composed of registries of country code top level domains (ccTLDs) mainly from across Europe.&nb... (See more)

Council of the European Union

The Council of the European Union is one of the main institution of the European Union, tasked with: negotiatiating and adopting EU laws (in most cases together with the European Par... (See more)

Court of Justice of the European Union

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) is a body of the European Union responsible for ensuring that EU law is interpreted and applied in the same way in every EU country, and ... (See more)

Creative Commons

Creative Commons is a nonprofit organisation created with the aim to enable the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools. Creative Commons has developed copyrigh... (See more)

Cybercrime Convention Committee

The Cybercrime Convention Committee (T-CY) represents the states that have ratified the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime. In line with article 46 of the Convention, the Committee works t... (See more)

CyberGreen Initiative

The CyberGreen Initiative is a global non-profit organisation whose aim is to contribute to improving the health of the global cyber ecosystem. To achieve its aim, the organisation provides metrics... (See more)

CyberPeace Institute

 The CyberPeace Institute, an independent, neutral, and collaborative non-governmental organization, was created to enhance the stability of cybersp... (See more)

DIGITALEUROPE

DIGITALEUROPE is an international non-profit which represents the interests of the European digital technology industry, including the information technology, communications technology, and consumer ... (See more)

DiploFoundation

DiploFoundation is a leading global capacity development organisation in the field of Internet governance. Diplo was established by the governments of Switzerland and Malta with the goal of... (See more)

Domain Name Association

The Domain Name Association (DNA) is a non-profit global business association composed of groups, businesses, and individuals involved in the provision, support, and sale of domain names (including... (See more)

Ecma International

Ecma International is an industry association that works on standardisation in information and communications technology (ICT) and consumer electronics. The associat... (See more)

Ecommerce Europe

Ecommerce Europe is an association representing more than 25 000 companies selling goods and/or services online to consumers in Europe. Founded by leading national e-commerce associations, Eco... (See more)

Economic Community of West African States

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a sub-regional intergovernmental organisation set up with the objective to promote economic integration in all fields of activities of its ... (See more)

ECPAT

ECPAT International is a global network of organisations working together for the elimination of child prostitution, child pornography and the trafficking of children for sexual purposes. ... (See more)

Electronic Frontier Foundation

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is a nonprofit organisation working in the area of enhancing, promoting and protecting human rights and fundamental freedoms (such as freedom of expression a... (See more)

Electronic Information for Libraries

The Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL) is a non-profit organisation that works with libraries around the world to enable people to access and use information for education, learning, resea... (See more)

ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich is one of the leading international universities for technology and the natural sciences. It is well known for its excellent education, ground-breaking fundamental research and for imple... (See more)

EU Kids Online

EU Kids Online is a multinational research network that seeks to enhance knowledge of European children's online opportunities, risks and safety. It uses multiple methods to map children's and... (See more)

Eurasia Network Operators Group

    The Eurasia Network Operators Group (ENOG) brings together technology experts from the Russian Federation, Commonwealth of Independent States, and Eastern Europe, to d... (See more)

European Banking Authority

The European Banking Authority (EBA) was created in 2011 as an independent authority within the European Union (EU) that is accountable to the EU Parliament and EU Council. Its highest governing co... (See more)

European Broadcasting Union

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is the world’s leading alliance of public service media. Established in 1950, the organisation is a successor to the... (See more)

European Central Bank

The European Central Bank (ECB) is an institution of the European Union, which defines and implements the monetary policy for the euro area. The euro area now consists of 19 EU countries that have ... (See more)

European Commission

The European Commission (EC) is the executive body of the European Union. Its main responsibilities include: proposing legislation to the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union, ... (See more)

European Committee for Standardization

The European Committee for Standardization (CEN) is an association of national standardization bodies of 33 European countries.  CEN functions as a platform for the development of Euro... (See more)

European Council

The European Council is the body responsble for defining the overall political direction and priorities of the European Union.  Membership of the European Council includes the heads of... (See more)

European Court of Human Rights

The European Court on Human Rights is an international court tasked with the application of the... (See more)

European Cyber Security Organisation

The European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO) is a self-financed non-profit organisation whose main objective is to support initiatives or projects that aim to develop, promote, and encourage Europe... (See more)

European Cybercrime Centre

The European Cybecrime Centre (EC3) was created at the initiative of the European Commmission and following approval from the Council of the EU, with the mandate to serve as the European informatio... (See more)

European Data Protection Supervisor

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) is an independent authority within the European Union, whose main responsibility is to ensure that EU institutions respect the right to privacy when t... (See more)

European Dialogue on Internet Governance

The European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG) is the largest regional Internet Governance Forum (IGF). It was established by a multistakeholder group to tackle and develop region... (See more)

European Digital Rights

European Digital Rights (EDRi) is an international non-profit association of civil and human rights organisations from across Europe. The main objective of the association is to promote, ... (See more)

European eCommerce and Omni Channel Trade Association

The European eCommerce and Omni Channel Trade Association (EMOTA) brings together online and omni channel trade companies across Europe, with the aim to promote e-commerce and contribute to the rem... (See more)

European Free Trade Association

The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) is an intergovernmental organisation composed of four member states: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland. Establish... (See more)

European Max Planck Group on Conflict of Laws in Intellectual Property

The European Max Planck Group on Conflict of Laws in Intellectual Property (CLIP) was established in 2004 by a group of scholars working in the fields of intellectual property and private internati... (See more)

European NGO Alliance for Child Safety Online

The European NGO Alliance for Child Safety Online (eNACSO) is a network consisting of 23 children’s rights non-governmental organisations from across the EU working for a safer online e... (See more)

European Organization for Nuclear Research

CERN is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading laboratories for particle physics. At CERN, physicists and engineers probe the fundamental structure of the univ... (See more)

European Parliament

The European Parliament is one of the main institutions of the European Union. It fulfills the legislative function within the EU, together with the Council, as they both have the power to adopt le... (See more)

European Patent Organisation

The European Patent Organization (EPOrg), founded in 1977, is an international organisation created in 1977 to grant patents in Europe. The European Patent Organization is headquartered in Munich, ... (See more)

European Police Office

The European Police Office (Europol) was established through a decision of the Council of the European Union, with the aim to support law enforcement authorities throughout the EU in their fight ag... (See more)

European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association

The European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association (ETNO) represents the voice of Europe’s telecommunications network operators since 1992. It has 50 members and observers in 35 ... (See more)

European Telecommunications Standards Institute

The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) is a not-for-profit organisation producing recognised standards for information and communications technologies, inclu... (See more)

European Union

The European Union (EU) is a regional intergovernmental organisation created with the aim to foster economic and political partnership between its member states. The EU currently has 28 m... (See more)

European Union Agency for Network and Information Security

The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) is an EU agency established with the aim to enhance the capability of the EU, its member states, and the business communi... (See more)

Family Online Safety Institute

The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) is an international, non-profit organisation working in the area of child online safety. FOSI convenes leaders in industry, government and the non-pro... (See more)

Federal Communications Commission

The Federal Communications Commission is an independent agency of the US government, which has primary authority for communications laws, regulation and technological innovation. It acts as the fed... (See more)

Financial Action Task Force

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an intergovernmental body composed of 35 countries and representatives of two regional organisations (the European Commission and the Gulf Co-operation Cou... (See more)

Financial Stability Board

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) is an international body that monitors and makes recommendations about the global financial system. It was establ... (See more)

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is a United Nations specialized agency whose mandate is to support members in their efforts to ensure that people have regular acce... (See more)

Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams

The Forum in Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) is a nonprofit corporation established with the aim to enable incident response teams to more effectively respond to security incidents by ... (See more)

Freedom House

Freedom House is an independent organisation dedicated to the promotion of freedom and democracy around the world. In achieving its aim, the organisation undertakes various activities (comprising a... (See more)

Freedom Online Coalition

The Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) is a group of governments who have committed to cooperate in order to support Internet freedom and protect fundamental human rights (freedom of expression, freedo... (See more)

G20

The G20, otherwise known as the Group of Twenty, is an international forum for governments and central bank governors from 20 major economies: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Fran... (See more)

G7

The G7, otherwise known as the Group of Seven, is an assembly of world leaders who meet annually, in the Leaders' Summit, to discuss global issues. It includes Canada, France, G... (See more)

General Assembly of the United Nations

Established in 1945 under the Charter of the United Nations, the General Assembly occupies a central position as the chief deliberative, policymaking and representative organ of the United Nations.... (See more)

Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

The Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights – a joint centre of the Faculty of Law at the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of I... (See more)

Geneva Center for Security Policy

Founded in 1995, the Geneva Center for Security Policy (GCSP) is an international non-profit foundation with an aim to advance peace, security, and international co-opera... (See more)

Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance

DCAF, the Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance, is dedicated to making states and people safer through more effective and accountable security and justice. Since ... (See more)

Geneva Internet Platform

The Geneva Internet Plaform (GIP) is a Swiss initiative operated by DiploFoundation that strives to engage digital actors, foster digital governance, and monitor digital policies. It aims t... (See more)

Geneva Science and Diplomacy Anticipator

The Geneva Science and Diplomacy Anticipator (GESDA) was established to explore how advances in science and technology can most efficiently be translated into and used as tools for the benefit of h... (See more)

Geneva Science-Policy Interface

The Geneva Science-Policy Interface (GSPI) was launched in 2018 by the University of Geneva with the support of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs. The GSPI ... (See more)

Global Blockchain Business Council

The Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC) was created in 2017 with the aim to advance global understanding and adoption of blockchain technology.... (See more)

Global Commission on Internet Governance

The Global Commission on Internet Governance was launched in January 2014, by the Centre for International Governance Innovation and Chatham House. The aim of the Commission is to articulat... (See more)

Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace

The Commission aims to support policy and norms coherence related to the security and stability in and of cyberspace.... (See more)

Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre

The Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre (GCSCC), a programme of the Oxford Martin School at the University of Oxford, is an international centre for research on cybersecurity capac... (See more)

Global e-Sustainability Initiative

The Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) brings together around 35 companies from the information and communications technology (ICT) sector, with the aim to contribute to achieving ... (See more)

Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies

The Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies (G3ict) is a nonprofit organisation launched, as an advocacy initiative, by the United Nations Global Allian... (See more)

Global Network Initiative

The mission of Global Network Initiative (GNI) is to protect and advance freedom of expression and privacy rights in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector by setting a glo... (See more)

Governmental Advisory Committee (part of ICANN)

The Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC), comprised of 162 member states and 35 intergovernmental organisations (as of April 2016), provides advice to the ICANN Board of Directors&n... (See more)

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies is an institution of research and higher education at the postgraduate level dedicated to the study of wor... (See more)

GSMA

The Groupe Speciale Mobile Association (GSMA) is an association representing the interests of mobile operators and the broader mobile industry worldwide. Its members include mobile operat... (See more)

Hague Conference on Private International Law

The Hague Conference on Private International Law (HccH) is an intergovernmental organisation comprised of 80 members (79 states and the European Union), which work together with the aim to develop... (See more)

Hivos

Hivos is an international organisation dedicated to contributing to a free, fair, and sustainable world. Through its projects in over 30 countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, Hivos works to... (See more)

Hypercat Alliance

Hypercat Alliance is a global non-profit organisation that aims to drive a secure and interoperable Internet of Things (IoT) for industry and cities. Membership of the organisation ranges from... (See more)

ICT for Peace Foundation

Established in 2003, the ICT for Peace Foundation (ICT4Peace) is a policy and capacity-building oriented organisation, aiming to ... (See more)

IMS Global Learning Consortium

The IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS GLC) is a global, nonprofit, member organisation that aims to enable a wider adoption of innovative learning technologies in the education and corp... (See more)

Industrial Internet Consortium

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) brings together technology companies, researchers, universities, and governmental organisations, with the aim to identity, assemble, and promote best practi... (See more)

Information System Audit and Control Association

ISACA is a nonprofit organisation established with the purpose to provide knowledge, certifications, advocacy and education on information system assurance and security, enterprise governance and m... (See more)

INHOPE

INHOPE is an active and collaborative network of 51 hotlines in 45 countries worldwide (as at 2016), which deal with illegal content online, including the removal of child sexual abuse fr... (See more)

INSAFE

INSAFE is a European network comprised of 31 national awareness centres (27 EU member states, plus Iceland, Norway, Russia and Serbia) aimed to empower children and young people to u... (See more)

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is an association of engineers who work together to develop industry standards in a wide range of areas, such as communic... (See more)

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) is an organ of the Organization of American States (OAS), set up with the aim to promote and protect human rights in the American hem... (See more)

Inter-Parliamentary Union

The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) is the global organisation of national parliaments. It was founded more than 130 years ago as the first multilateral political organisation in the world, encoura... (See more)

International Atomic Energy Agency

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is an international organization that aims to promote cooperation in the nuclear field and therefore the use of nuclear energy for peaceful objectives.... (See more)

International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children

The International Centre of Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) is a global organisation working in the area of eradicating child abduction, sexual abuse, and exploitation. The centre&nbs... (See more)

International Chamber of Commerce

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is an international business organisation devoted to promoting international trade and investment. ICC members include companies and business&n... (See more)

International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection

The International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) is a non-profit organisation with a scientific mission, which aims to protect people and the environment against adve... (See more)

International Committee of the Red Cross

The Committee is an independent and neutral organisation dedicated to humanitarian protection and assistance for victims of war and armed violence.... (See more)

International Consumer Protection and Enforcement Network

The International Consumer Protection and Enforcement Network (ICPEN) is a network of governmental consumer protection authorities from over 50 countries, which acts as an information sharing ... (See more)

International Digital Publishing Forum

The International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) is a global organisation dedicated to the development and promotion of electronic publishing and content consumption.  The IDPF develo... (See more)

International Electrotechnical Commission

Founded in 1906, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is the world’s leading organisation for the development of international standards for all electrical and electronic technolog... (See more)

International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions

The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)  is an independent, international, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization that aims to promote high sta... (See more)

International Labour Organization

The International Labour Organization (ILO) was established in 1919 and is therefore the first and oldest specialised agency of the UN. It is the only UN agency that has a tripartite structure cons... (See more)

International Monetary Fund

The International Monetary Fund, established in 1944, is an international entity aimed to ensure the stability of the global monetary system, through, among others, promoting international monetary... (See more)

International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats

The International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT) is an organisation dedicated to enabling governments and other stakeholders to collaborate in the area of cybersecurit... (See more)

International Organization for Migration

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is an intergovernmental body that tackles questions pertaining to migration, internally displaced persons, refugees, and migrant workers. Ini... (See more)

International Organization for Standardization

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is a non-governmental international organisation composed of 165 national standard-setting bodies that are either... (See more)

International Telecommunication Union

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is a UN specialised agency for information and communication technologies (ICTs) with a membership of 193 member states an... (See more)

International Trade Centre

The International Trade Centre (ITC) is the only development agency that is fully dedicated to supporting the internationalisation of small and medium-sized enterprises (... (See more)

International Trademark Association

The International Trademark Association (INTA) is an international association of trademark owners and professionals in the field of intellectual property rights. The Association has a wide... (See more)

Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network

The Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network aims to address the tension between the cross-border Internet and national jurisdictions, and the need for transnational cooperation in order to diffu... (See more)

Internet Architecture Board

The Internet Architecture Board (IAB)  serves as a committee of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and as an advisory body of the Internet Society. IA... (See more)

Internet Assigned Numbers Authority

The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) is the entity responsible for coordinating some of the key elements that keep the Internet running smoothly. Whilst the Internet is renowned for ... (See more)

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is a US-based not-for-profit public-benefit corporation whose role is to coordinate, at the overall level, the global Inter... (See more)

Internet Engineering Task Force

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is an open international community of network designers, operators, vendors, and researchers who work on developing technical standards for the Inter... (See more)

Internet Infrastructure Coalition

The Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2C) is an association of Internet infrastructure companies created in 2012 with the aim to foster the growth of the Internet and the Internet infrastructure ... (See more)

Internet Keep Safe Coalition

The Internet Keep Safe Coalition (iKeepSafe) is a nonprofit international alliance of more than 100 policy leaders, educators, law enforcement members, technology experts, public health experts and... (See more)

Internet Society

The Internet Society (ISOC) is a global organisation dedicated to keeping the Internet open, transparent, and user-defined. ISOC's mission is to promote the open development, evolution, and use of ... (See more)

Internet Watch Foundation

The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) is an organisation created by the Internet industry with the aim provide the public in the United Kigdom with a hotline to report criminal online content. C... (See more)

Islamic Development Bank

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) is a financial institution based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The organisation deals with a wide range of finance-related activities such as public and private secto... (See more)

Joint Inspection Unit

Description The Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) is the only independent external oversight body of the United Nations system mandated to conduct reviews, evaluations, and inspe... (See more)

Just Net Coalition

The Just Net Coalition (JNC) is a global network of civil society actors committed to an open, free, just and equitable Internet. Founded in February 2014, the coalition now includes 29 member... (See more)

Kofi Annan Foundation

The Kofi Annan Foundation was established in 2007 by Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the UN, to mobilise political will to overcome threats to peace, development problems, and issues relate... (See more)

Latin America and Caribbean Network Information Centre

LACNIC is one of the five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs), the organisations that manage the allocation and registration of Internet number resources - Internet protocol (IP) addresses and auto... (See more)

Latin American and Caribbean ccTLDs Organization

The Latin American and Caribbean ccTLDs Organization (LACTLD) is a not-for-profit association which brings together registries of country code top level domains (ccTLDs) in Latin America and the Ca... (See more)

Libra Association

The Libra Association is an independent membership organisation based in Geneva. Its membership consists of geographically distributed and diverse businesses (e.g. payment, technology, telecommunic... (See more)

LoRa Alliance

The LoRa Alliance is a non-profit technology association which works on standardisation in the field of Internet of Things. Its main goal is to standardize Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN)... (See more)

Mandat International

Mandat International is a Geneva-based independent foundation and research centre which aims to enhance international cooperation and dialogue in fields that range from international law, to multistak... (See more)

Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group

The Messaging, Malware, and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group (M3AAWG) is an industry association dedicated to fighting online abuse. The group was founded in 2004, and it now has over 2... (See more)

Microsoft

Microsoft, founded in 1975 and based in the USA, is one of the world’s leading technology companies. It develops, manufactures, and sells computer software, as well as other information and communic... (See more)

National Telecommunications and Information Administration

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is a federal agency in the United States government responsible for advising the US President on issues related to telecommunic... (See more)

NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence

NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence is a NATO-accredited research and training facility dealing with education, consultation, lessons learned, research and development in the f... (See more)

NetHope

NetHope is a non-profit organisation whose mission is to promote the use of information and communications technology as a tool for development thoughout the world.   By facilitat... (See more)

Network of Internet and Society Research Centres

NoC promotes an interdisciplinary collaboration of research, teaching, and engagement between academic and non-academic institutions in matters concerning Internet policy.... (See more)

North American Network Operators Group

The North American Network Operators Group (NANOG) is a non-profit organisation that brings together engineers from major North American carriers, content providers, hosting and cloud companies, da... (See more)

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NATO is an intergovernmental organisation created in 1949 with the overall purpose of guaranteeing the freedom and security of its members through political and military means.... (See more)

Number Resource Organization

The Number Resource Organization (NRO) was formed in 2003 to act a coordinating body for the Regional Internet Registries (currently AFRINIC, ... (See more)

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and other related UN human rights entities, namely the United Nations Human Rights Council, the Sp... (See more)

Open Connectivity Foundation

The Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) is a not-for-profit organisation whose aim is to contribute to ensuring that Internet of Things (IoT) devices can communicate with one another regardless of m... (See more)

Open Mobile Alliance

The Open Mobile Association (OMA) is a non-profit organisation that works on the development of open specifications for creating interoperable mobile services. Its membership include mobile operato... (See more)

OpenFog Consortium

The OpenFog Consortium is a not-for-profit organisation whose main aim is to promote the adoption of distributed computing, networking, and storage architectures and technical best practices ('fog ... (See more)

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) was established in 1961 to provide a forum for governments to work together in order to share experiences and seek solutions to com... (See more)

Organisation internationale de la Francophonie

The Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) or International Organisation of La Francophonie is an international organization that represents countries and regions where French is the ... (See more)

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation - Computer Emergency Response Team

The OIC-CERT was established in 2009 after a resolution was accepted by the Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) during the 35th session of the Council of Foreign Ministers held in Ka... (See more)

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) is an intergovernmental organisation composed of 57 member states from Europe, Central Asia and North America, which works ... (See more)

Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards

OASIS is a nonprofit consortium that works on developing open standards for the global information society. It has more than 5 000 participants representing over 600 organisations an... (See more)

Organization of American States

The Organization of American States (OAS) is a regional intergovernmental organisation established to foster collaboration and promote development among its 35 member states.  ... (See more)

Pacific Islands Telecommunications Association

The Pacific Islands Telecommunications Association (PITA) is a non-profit organisation formed to represent the interests of Pacific Islands in the field of telecommunications.   M... (See more)

Pacific Network Operators Group

  The Pacific Network Operators Group (PacNOG) functions as a platform for discussions and exchanges of information among network and operations engineers, Internet services provi... (See more)

Pacific Telecommunications Council

The Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) is an international nonprofit membership organisation dedicated to promoting the advancement and commercial use of information and communications t... (See more)

PCI Security Standards Council

The PCI Security Standards Council is an open global forum that is responsible for the development, maintenance, management, enhancement, and promotion of Payment Card Industry (PCI) Secu... (See more)

Pew Research Center

The Pew Research Center is a nonprofit organisation focused on conducting research and analysis on a wide range of issues, including politics and policy, journalism and media, Internet, science and... (See more)

Princeton University

Princeton University, chartered in 1746, is a renowned research university that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering... (See more)

Privacy International

Privacy International is a non-for-profit organisation dedicated to fighting for the right to privacy across the world. To achieve this aim, the organisation engages in a wide range of acti... (See more)

Red Iberoamericana de Protección de Datos

The Red Iberoamericana de Protección de Datos (RIPD) functions as a forum for cooperation between national data protection authorities in Latin America. Its aim is to promote, maintain a... (See more)

RedCLARA

RedCLARA (Cooperación Latino Americana de Redes Avanzadas or Latin American Cooperation of Advanced Networks) is an international non-profit organisation aimed at promoting the developmen... (See more)

Réseaux IP Européens Network Coordination Centre

RIPE NCC is one of the five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs), the organisations that manage the allocation and registration of Internet number resources - Internet protocol (IP) addresses and au... (See more)

Save the Children International

Save the Children in an independent organisation that works to improve the lives of children worldwide, through better education, health care, and economic opportunities. To achieve this ... (See more)

Secretariat of the Internet Governance Forum

Internet Governance Forum is a multistakeholder forum for policy dialogue on Internet governance issues.... (See more)

Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) is an intergovernmental organisation created in 2001 by China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.  ... (See more)

Stanford University

Stanford University, opened in 1891, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Areas of excellence range from the humanities to social sciences to engineering and ... (See more)

Swiss Digital Initiative

The Swiss Digital Initiative aims to bridge the gap between principles and practice and to safeguard ethical standards in the digital world through specific projects. It ... (See more)

The International Criminal Police Organization

INTERPOL coordinates work of police forces from 190 member countries. The coordination is managed through a network of national central bureaus in member states. The Internet growth brought... (See more)

The South Centre

Established in 1995, the South Centre is an intergovernmental policy research think tank composed of and accountable to developing country member states. It conducts... (See more)

The Spamhaus Project

Founded in 1998, The Spamhaus Project is an international non-profit organisation that tracks spam and related cyber-threats such as phishing, malware, and botnet. It also provides real-time threat... (See more)

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Established in 1950 after the end of WWII, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is a UN agency mandated to help and protect refugees, internally displaced and stateless people, and to ... (See more)

UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

The Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ) is one of the functional commissions of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Its main role is to act&nb... (See more)

UN Group of Governmental Experts

With information security being of the agenda of the United Nations since 1998, the UN General Assembly (UNGA) has adopted several resolutions over the years mandating the Secretary General to esta... (See more)

UN International Computing Centre

The United Nations International Computing Centre (UNICC) is a specialised entity whose role is to provide digital tools and solutions to the UN family.  ... (See more)

UNICEF's Office of Research-Innocenti

UNICEF's Office of Research-Innocenti was established in 1988 as a research centre dedicated to supporting UNICEF's advocacy for children worldwide and to identify and research current an... (See more)

UNICODE Consortium

The Unicode Consortium is a non-profit corporation devoted to developing, maintaining, and promoting software internationalisation standards and data. The work of the Consortium is particularl... (See more)

United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is an international intergovernmental organisation founded in 1945 with the aims to: maintain international peace and security; develop friendly relations among nations; and... (See more)

United Nations Children's Emergency Fund

The United Nations Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is a UN humanitarian and development agency working to protect and promote children rights around the world (in line with the Co... (See more)

United Nations Commission on International Trade Law

The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) was established by the UN General Assembly in 1996, with the general mandate to further the progressive harmonisation and un... (See more)

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) is a UN body dedicated to supporting developing countries in accessing the benefits of a globalised econom... (See more)

United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), part of the UN Secretariat, works closely with governments and stakeholders to help countries around the world meet their econom... (See more)

United Nations Development Programme

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is a UN agency dedicated to helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion around the ... (See more)

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is one of five regional commissions of the United Nations. ESCAP promotes regional cooperation and collective... (See more)

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia

The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), one of the regional commissions of the United Nations, was set up with the purpose to raise the level of economic activity in member cou... (See more)

United Nations Economic and Social Council

The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) was established in 1946 as one of the main organs of the United Nations; it is the principal body for coordination, policy review, policy dia... (See more)

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa is one of the UN's five regional commissions. ECA's mandate is to promote the economic and social development of its member States, foster intra-re... (See more)

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) is one of five regional commissions of the UN. Its major aim is to promote pan-European economic integration. To... (See more)

United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

ECLAC, one of the five regional commissions of the United Nations, was founded with the purpose of contributing to the economic development of Latin America, coordinating actions directed towa... (See more)

United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a UN specialised agency, dedicated to contributing to the building of peace, the eradication of poverty, and sustai... (See more)

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) was established in 2010, following a decision of the UN General Assembly, with the aim to contribute to th... (See more)

United Nations Environment Management Group

The United Nations (UN) Environment Management Group (EMG), established in 2001, is a coordination body on environment and human settlements. The EMG consi... (See more)

United Nations Environment Programme

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is a UN body whose mission is to provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment, by inspiring, informing, and enabling na... (See more)

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an international environmental treaty on climate change that was negotiated and signed at the United Nations Conference on Envi... (See more)

United Nations Global Compact

The United Nations Global Compact is a voluntary initiative bringing together companies, foundations, associations, and academic entities that commit to implement universal sustainability principle... (See more)

United Nations Global Pulse

The United Nations Global Pulse is an innovation initiative of the UN Secretary General, whose mission is to accelerate discovery, development, and scaled adoption of big data innovation for s... (See more)

United Nations Group on the Information Society

The United Nations Group on the Information Society (UNGIS) is an inter-agency mechanism composed of 29 United Nations agencies. It was created with the main objective to coordinate substantiv... (See more)

United Nations Human Rights Council

The Human Rights Council is a United Nations intergovernmental body whose mandate is to strengthen the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe, and to make recommendations on case... (See more)

United Nations Human Settlements Programme

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) is a UN programme aimed at addressing issues pertaining to human settlements and urban development. Founded in 1978 following the first U... (See more)

United Nations Industrial Development Organization

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is a specialized agency of the UN that aims to assist member states in economic and industrial development. Founded in 1966 by the Uni... (See more)

United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research

Founded in 1980, the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) is an autonomous institute within the UN, conducting independent research on disarmament a... (See more)

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) was created in 1963 to train and equip yo... (See more)

United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute

The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Reseach Institute (UNICRI) is a UN entity that was established with the aim to support intergovernmental, governmental, and non-governmental organ... (See more)

United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs

The United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) works on promoting global norms in the area of disarmament. Its objective is to foster disarmament measures through dialogue... (See more)

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) was established in 1997 through the merger of the United Nations Drug Control Programme and the Centre for International Crime Prevention. ... (See more)

Universal Postal Union

The  Universal Postal Union (UPU), a United Nations specialised agency, is the primary forum for cooperation between postal sector players. It aim is to establish international regul... (See more)

University of Geneva

The University of Geneva (UNIGE) offers more than 280 types of degrees and more than 250 continuing education programmes covering an extremely wide variety of fields acro... (See more)

Unsolicited Communications Enforcement Network

The Unsolicited Communications Enforcement Network (UCENET) – initially known as the London Action Plan (LAP) – is a framework for international cooperation in enforcing spam-related legislatio... (See more)

US Congress

The Congress represents the supreme legislative body in the United States. It has a bicameral structure, and it is composed of the House of Representative and the Senate. The two chambers are equal... (See more)

US Department of Commerce

The US Department of Commerce (DoC) is a cabinet (ministry) of the US government which works to promote job creation, economic growth, and sustainable development. Its area of competen... (See more)

Verisign

Verisign performs the Domain Name System root zone maintainer function and acts as a root server operator, by managing 2 of the 13 root servers hostnames.... (See more)

WePROTECT Global Alliance

The WePROTECT Global Alliance to End Child Sexual Exploitation Online is an international movement dedicated to national and global action to end the sexual exploitation of children onlin... (See more)

Wi-Fi Alliance

The Wi-Fi Alliance is a global non-profit industry association composed of companies that deliver Wi-Fi to consumers. The mission of the alliance is to: foster highly-effecti... (See more)

WiMAX Forum

The WiMAX Forum is an industry-led, non-profit organisation whose main aim is to promote and accelerate the introduction of cost-effective broadband wireless access services into the marketpla... (See more)

World Association for Christian Communication

The World Association for Christian Communication (WACC) is a non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting communication as a basic human right. The organisation, which has members in 120 c... (See more)

World Bank

The World Bank is an international financial institutions composed of 188 member states. It was established in 1994, and its main role is to provide financial and technical assistance to devel... (See more)

World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum (WEF) is a not-for-profit foundation whose membership is composed of large corporations from around the world. The WEF engages political,... (See more)

World Food Programme

The World Food Programme (WFP) was established in 1961 and is the world's largest humanitarian organization in the domain of food security. The WFP is headquartered in Rome and has some 80 offices ... (See more)

World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialised agency of the UN whose role is to direct and co-ordinate international health within the UN system. As a memb... (See more)

World Intellectual Property Organization

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is a UN agency functioning as a global forum for intellectual property (IP) related services (patents, copyright, trademarks, and designs), polic... (See more)

World Meteorological Organization

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It is the UN system's authoritative voice on the state and behaviour of the Earth's atmosphere, its intera... (See more)

World Summit on the Information Society

The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) was organised on the basis of the UN General Assembly Resolution 56/183 (21 December 2001), and it was aimed to contribute to the development... (See more)

World Trade Organization

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is an intergovernmental organisation that deals with the rules of trade among its members. Its main functions include: administering WTO trade agreements; providi... (See more)

World Wide Web Consortium

The Wold Wide Web Consortium (W3C) works on developing standards and guidelines that ensure the long-term growth of the world wide web. The consortium bringing diverse stakehold... (See more)

World Wide Web Foundation

The World Wide Web Foundation is a non-profit organisation created in 2009 with the aim to advance the open web as a public good and a basic right. The foundation is involved in advoca... (See more)

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