Philippe Stoll

Philippe Stoll

Philippe Stoll is currently the Senior Techplomacy Delegate at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). His work is at the intersection between governments, the academic, the humanitarian and the private sector with the objective to better protect people affected by armed conflicts from the impact of cyber warfare, digital surveillance, online hate speech, privacy or autonomous weapon systems. He also focuses on ensuring an ethical and principled use of technology by humanitarian organisations. Passionate with make these issues more concrete, he created the Digital Dilemmas immersive experience and co-produced an online course Humanitarian Action in the Digital Space.

In his 20 years of career at the ICRC, Philippe has managed strategic and public communications at Headquarters, and was based in Sierra Leone, Israel and the Occupied Territories, India, and conducted field missions in Afghanistan, Myanmar, Lebanon, Ethiopia… He was deployed in Ukraine in March and April 2022 for a support mission to respond to misinformation campaigns against the ICRC.

Philippe holds Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Geneva, and a Master’s degree in Journalism from the University of Lausanne.

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    International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
  • Profession
    Senior Techplomacy Delegate
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30 May 2024
18:10 - 18:25
Christian Wolfrum (ETH Zurich), Katharina Frey (Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs), Philippe Stoll (ICRC)

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