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Discussion: Cyber detente after the Biden–Putin summit in Geneva

25 June 2021


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Cyber detente after the Biden–Putin summit in Geneva

Friday, 25th June
12:00 UTC (08:00 EDT | 14:00 CEST | 20:00 CST)

Join us for a discussion on cyber detente with diplomats, tech experts, and researchers from Russia, the USA, and other countries.

A cyber detente between Russia and the USA started in Geneva with the easing of tensions and the kick-off of bilateral cybersecurity consultations. Our discussion will focus on the future of cyber detente, monitored around the:

  • Prosecution of (some) cybercriminals and groups 
  • Dynamism of the bilateral expert dialogue and overall cooperation
  • Impact of a cyber detente on other global policy processes

Join us on Friday, 25th June, 14:00 CEST for a lively discussion on the future of cyberpeace!



  • Ambassador Asoke Mukerji, Former Permanent Representative of India to the UN in New York
  • Mr Chris Painter, former coordinator for cyber issues of the US State Department
  • Mr Oleg Shakirov, Consultant at PIR Center; Senior Expert at the Center for Advanced Governance
  • Dr Stephanie Borg Psaila, Director of Digital Policy, DiploFoundation

Moderator. Prof. Jovan Kurbalija, Director of Diplo and Head of Geneva Internet Platform (GIP)