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Closing the Digital Geneva Gap

“International organisations based in Geneva already have a strong importance for digital governance independent of any Swiss strategy. Relevant organisations include the International Telecommunication Union, the World Trade Organization, the UN International Computing Centre (UNICC), the International Organization for Standardization, the World Intellectual Property Organization and the World Health Organization.”

In this article Nicolas Zahn and Kevin Kohler from the think tank foraus write on the challenges for Switzerland in “closing the digital Geneva gap.”

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