Quotes by Doris Leuthard, President of Switzerland at IMANI_SWISS forum on Governance in the age of social media

· Switzerland is promoting sustainable and inclusive growth in Ghana

· Ghana has overtaken Switzerland in mobile phone penetration

· The World Wide Web was developed in Switzerland

· Social media is changing narrative of transparency and serving as a rallying point for citizens

· The big advantage of social media is the visuals, videos and pictures

· Digitalisation has to be democratised

· In the event of disasters, aid efforts can be organised through social media more quickly

· The internet is evolving at a fast pace but there’s a regulatory lag

· By investing in education and innovation we can have prospects for the future — Doris

· There are risks of fake news on social media but it’s an opportunity for credible media to step up