Geneva Internet Platform: Where Internet Meets Diplomacy

02 September 2014 - A Side Meeting on Istanbul,Turkey



This side-event is a presentation on the Geneva Internet Platform, the place where Internet meets diplomacy. The GIP is located in the heart of International Geneva. Within the radius of a few kilometers from the GIP, the main IG issues are addressed from various perspectives: holistic (IGF), technological (ITU, ISOC), human rights (UN Human Rights Council), commercial (WTO) to name a few. In such rich IG environment, the GIP serves as neutral and inclusive space for addressing Internet policy issues supporting official diplomatic and policy processes.