The annual Geneva Engage Awards recognise the actors in International Geneva in their social media outreach and online engagement. The Awards encourages convergences around development, human rights, digital and other policy issues between communities worldwide and International Geneva, host of many international negotiations with an impact across countries and continents.
The three categories of the Geneva Engage Awards are: International Organisations, Non-Governmental Organisations and Associations, and Permanent Representations to the United Nations in Geneva. This year a new award is introduced for online meetings.
The year 2020 marks 20 years of Diplo’s constant work in e-diplomacy, online courses and online participation in international events.
This year, Geneva Engage Award will be given to innovative and effective use of the Internet for conducting meetings. New award aims to encourage new developments for the effective interplay between traditional and online meetings (see illustration).