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ISOC-CH welcomes its 100th member

After only eight months in existence, the ISOC Switzerland Chapter welcomes already its 100th member. The lucky one to draw the number 100 is Andy Zbinden who works at Switch where he is responsible for Special Projects.

Since its foundation in April 2012, ISOC-CH has been blessed with a constant growth in its membership. Starting with 21 (founding) members on 22nd of April 2012, every month 10 new members have joined in average.

December 23rd, 2012 by | Posted in News |

Internet Society Disappointed over Fundamental Divides at World Conference on International Telecommunications

Statement from the Internet Society CEO and President, Lynn St. Amour: Dubai, 14.12.2012 – The Internet Society, like other participants at the World Conference on International Telecommunications, came to this conference looking for a successful outcome.  We were hopeful that it would result in a treaty that would enable growth, further innovation, and advance interoperability Read more…

December 14th, 2012 by | Posted in News |

Markus Kummer in the News about WCIT and ITR

Recently some articles about World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) and International Telecommunication Regulations (ITRs), citing our member and ISOC’s Vice-President for Public Policy, Markus Kummer, have been published in the news.

December 3rd, 2012 by | Posted in News |

Member of ISOC-CH as Panelist at IGF

Baku, 06 november 2012 Roxana Radu, PhD candidate in international relations at the Graduate Institute (Geneva), and member of Internet Society Switzerland (ISOC-CH), was recently awarded the ISOC Ambassadorship to the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), to participate in the 7th IGF annual meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan (6-9 November 2012). Roxana will be a panelist in Read more…

November 6th, 2012 by | Posted in News |

1st ISOC-CH National Event in Bern

We’d like to invite you to join the 1st National Event of the ISOC Switzerland Chapter:
Date/Time: 27 November 2012 / 18:00 – 21:00 h
Place: Käfigturm, Marktgasse 67, Bern
The Open Internet under Threat
by Brian Trammell, research associate, Communication Systems Group, ETH Zurich, and
Internet Related Topics in Swiss Politics
by Balthasar Glättli, entrepreneur and politician, member of the Swiss Parliament

October 27th, 2012 by | Posted in News |

Internet Society Welcomes its Switzerland Chapter

03 October 2012 –> Internet Society Newsletter Vol 11 / Issue 09

October 3rd, 2012 by | Posted in News |

ISOC Switzerland Chapter Chartered

09 may 2012 The ISOC Board of Trustees has just decided to officially recognize the ISOC Switzerland Chapter.This is great news!

May 9th, 2012 by | Posted in News |

Internet Society Switzerland Chapter Established

Geneva, 22 april 2012 The inaugural General Assembly of the ISOC Switzerland Chapter association took place on Sunday, April 22nd, at the ISOC premises in Geneva. The association has been formally established, and 21 people form the pool of founding members. Out of the founding members, the following have be elected as members of the Read more…

April 22nd, 2012 by | Posted in News |

Formation of Chapter mentioned in INET Opening Speech

Geneva, 22 april 2012 Anja Wyden Guelpa, Chancellor of the Republic and State of Geneva, referred to birth of the ISOC Switzerland Chapter in her opening speech held at INET 2012 shortly before its inaugural General Assembly: “It is only tonight, after this cocktail, that the ISOC Swiss chapter should be formally created, after years Read more…

April 22nd, 2012 by | Posted in News |

Thank you and best wishes for 2012!

Lynn St. Amour President & CEO, Internet Society Dear Members, Friends, and Colleagues, First, thank you for all you do for the Internet and the Internet Society. As we reflect on our past and look to the future, we can be proud of our mission and how well it has stood the test of time. Read more…

January 1st, 2012 by | Posted in News |