The GIP Digital Watch observatory for Internet governance and digital policy is a comprehensive platform providing the latest developments, overviews and explanatory texts, events, resources, instruments, and stakeholders active in the field, related to 40+ digital policy issues and processes. The observatory is an initiative of the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP), operated by DiploFoundation, in partnership with the Internet Society.

A team of assistant curators helps develop content for the observatory, carrying out research and data analysis, and reporting from digital policy events. Assistant curators are based around the world.

The GIP is now looking to expand the team of assistant curators. Become part of the team behind the GIP Digital Watch observatory!


  • Deep knowledge and interest in Internet governance and digital policy
  • A thorough overview of digital politics occurring at the national level
  • Ability and guarantee to carry out tasks independently of external influence, and from a neutral point-of-view
  • A very good level of English
  • The ability to report from events
  • Availability to participate in a six-week online training course on curating content for the observatory, with a special emphasis on reporting from digital policy events
  • Availability to undertake ad hoc, remunerated tasks for the observatory.

The selected applicants will be required to undertake a six-week training course (from end-March to mid-May 2017), funded by the GIP. The final selection for assistant curators will be based on successful completion of the training.

Training is carried out by DiploFoundation. Successful participants will receive certification from DiploFoundation.

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