Switzerland

CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT HEARS DELEGATIONS REJECT ACCUSATIONS BY RUSSIA OF THEIR INVOLVEMENT IN THE PRODUCTION OF NOVICHOK NERVE AGENT

Swiss President of the Conference on Disarmament Urges Flexibility and Creativity in Establishing Subsidiary Bodies in her First Address to Member States 20 March 2018 The Conference on Disarmament this morning heard an update from the Unit...Read More

WSIS Forum 2018 To Be Held Next Week In Geneva

news_140318_wsis.jpg © ITU 14 March 2018 From 19 to 23 March 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland, UNESCO will co-host the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum, the world’s largest annual gathering of the ICT for development communit...Read More

Activities Of Secretary-General In Switzerland, 25-26 February

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in Geneva on Sunday, 25 February, in the evening.

WTO Members Broaden The Discussion On IP, Inclusive Innovation And The Public Interest

Intellectual property and innovation As part of a series of items on IP and innovation regularly added to the Council’s agenda since 2012, the co-sponsors (Australia, the European Union, Japan, Switzerland, Chinese Taipei and the United Sta...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL OPENS THIRTY-SEVENTH REGULAR SESSION

United Nations Secretary-General, High Commissioner for Human Rights, President of the General Assembly and Foreign Minister of Switzerland Address the Council 26 February 2018 The Human Rights Council this morning opened its thirty-seventh...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL TO HOLD ITS THIRTY-SEVENTH REGULAR SESSION FROM 26 FEBRUARY TO 23 MARCH 2018

21 February 2018 The United Nations Human Rights Council will hold its thirty-seventh regular session from 26 February to 23 March 2018 in the Human Rights and Alliance of Civilizations Room at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The session ...Read More

DDG Wolff: Standards Have Central Role To Play In Assisting Growth Of World Trading System

Thank you very much for the invitation to join your meeting on World Standards Cooperation. I moved back to Geneva this last summer after an absence of several decades. At the time of my first visit, I was with the U.S. Treasury Department....Read More

CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT TO HOLD FIRST PUBLIC PLENARY OF ITS 2018 SESSION ON TUESDAY, 23 JANUARY

18 January 2018 The Conference on Disarmament, the world’s single multilateral forum for disarmament negotiations, will hold the first public plenary of its 2018 session on Tuesday, 23 January at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The sessio...Read More

Multi-stakeholder Sports Integrity Taskforces Established

PRESS RELEASE 15/12/2017 – The International Partnership against Corruption in Sport (IPACS), a multi-stakeholder platform, agreed to set up three taskforces to help tackle corruption in sport at its meeting at the OECD in Paris on 14 to 15...Read More

INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM HOLDS ITS FIRST MAIN SESSION ON INTERNET DISRUPTIONS, ENCRYPTION AND DATA FLOWS

18 December 2017 The twelfth Internet Governance Forum held this morning its first main session entitled: Local Interventions, Global Impacts: How Can International Multi-Stakeholder Cooperation Address Internet Disruptions, Encryption and ...Read More

TWELFTH INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM SHAPE YOUR DIGITAL FUTURE! TO FOCUS ON OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES OF DIGITIZATION

Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Fake News, Internet of Things and Virtual Reality to Dominate the Annual Meeting Taking Place in Geneva from 18 to 21 December 13 December 2017 Geneva, 13 December 2017 – More than 2,000 people, including ...Read More

Postal Services Key To Advancing Shared Progress, Leveraging Modern Technology, Connecting Peoples, Secretary-General Says In Observance Message

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the opening ceremony of World Post Day, in Berne, Switzerland, today:

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