Participating in Internet governance can be a daunting experience, due to its decentralised nature, diverse participants, and parallel processes. The main challenge is to provide a global space where citizens and officials can seek related information and become informed stakeholders on issues they care about.
To address this challenge, the GIP Digital Watch initiative provides a solution for practitioners of Internet governance and digital policy, especially diplomats working in the field, and communities from developing countries. The project is operated by the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP), operated by DiploFoundation.
Three pillars form part of the GIP Digital Watch initiative:
Updates from GIP Digital Watch
10 May 2016: Our team of rapporteurs provided live updates and just-in-time session reports from the WSIS Forum 2016. Download the final WSIS Forum Report for the insights, thematic summaries, highlights, and more, and visit our dedicated page for session reports.
30 April 2016: Issue 10 of the Geneva Digital Watch newsletter is out. Download your copy.
31 March 2016: Issue 9 of the Geneva Digital Watch newsletter is out. Download your copy.
1 March 2016: The training for assistant curators has started with the first of four webinars. The training will conclude end of April, with the final selection of assistant curators who will join the team in May.
29 February 2016: Issue 8 of the Geneva Digital Watch newsletter is out. Download your copy.
31 January 2016: Our global team of curators for GIP Digital Watch observatory is growing! The call for applications for curators is now closed. Applicants will be contacted in the coming days.
28 September 2015: GIP Digital Watch has been launched. Read the press release: Geneva Internet Platform and the Internet Society launch Digital Watch, an online resource for critical Internet governance issues
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