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livestreamOn November 9 2017, as part of Geneva Peace Week, the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), in partnership with the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies and the Geneva Internet Platform, presented the tenth edition of the Geneva Lecture Series (GLS) on “Current Internet Governance Challenges: What’s Next?” at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The lecture commenced with welcoming remarks from Michael Møller, Director-General, UN Geneva, and Nikhil Seth, Executive Director, UNITAR. Brad Smith, President and Chief Legal Officer of Microsoft, delivered keynote remarks in which he proposed a Digital Geneva Convention to forestall cyberwars by nation-states. He was then joined for a more general Internet governance discussion by Kate Gilmore, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR),and Phillip Spoerri, Head of the Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to the United Nations in New York. The session was moderated by Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Chief of Strategic Planning and Membership Department, International Telecommunication Union (ITU), with assistance from online moderator Jovan Kurbalija, Director, Geneva Internet Platform. The entire event will be webcast today January 6 2018 at 7pm EST on the Internet Society Livestream Channel (with open captions).

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