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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 |

Internet Society Welcomes Decision by the 18th Human Rights Council for the Creation of a Multi-Stakeholder Panel on Freedom of Expression on the Internet

[GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, 03 October 2011] — The Internet Society welcomes the decision of the 18th Human Rights Council (12-30 September 2011, Geneva) to accept the proposal made by the Swedish Government for the creation of an Expert Panel on Freedom of Expression on the Internet to convene at the 19th Session of the Human Rights Read more…


October 3rd, 2011 by | Posted in News |

Global Internet Community Leader Joins Internet Society as VP for Public Policy

Markus Kummer takes on leadership role for global, regional and national Internet issues GENEVA, SWITZERLAND and RESTON, VIRGINIA, USA – 19 January 2011 – An internationally recognized leader in a broad range of Internet policy issues will join the Internet Society as head of its public policy department. As the Internet Society’s Vice President of Read more…


January 19th, 2011 by | Posted in News |

Making “The Internet is for Everyone” Even More Real in 2011

Lynn St. Amour, President and CEO of the Internet Society 01 January 2011 Dear Members, Friends, and Colleagues, As we enter 2011, it seems appropriate to reflect on the past year. For the Internet itself, 2010 will be marked as the year the number of Internet users surpassed 2 billion. While media reports focused on Read more…


January 1st, 2011 by | Posted in News |