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New Cyberspace and Digital Policy Bureau at the US State Department

29 October 2021

The US State Department established the new Bureau of Cyberspace and Digital Policy as part of the reorganisation and modernisation of US diplomacy.  The Bureau will be led by an ambassador-at-large.

The new Bureau, as its’ name indicates, will combine previously separate units for cybersecurity and other digital policies, including online human rights and emerging technologies.

a man in a suit and tie holding a flag, Antony Blinken, Antony BlinkenIn addition, a  “policy ideas channel” at the US State Department will be a direct channel between American diplomats and State Department’s leadership for sharing ideas. 

For more information, you can consult The Wall Street Journal and The Hill.

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