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What’s new with cybersecurity negotiations? The informal OEWG consultations on capacity building

DiploFoundation

In May 2023, delegations met in New York for an informal meeting on capacity building and discussions on all topics under the Open-Ended Working Group’s (OEWG) mandate. Lines drawn long ago don...

AI and international peace: A new kid on the UN Security Council block

Vladimir Radunović

The UN Security Council had its first meeting on AI and international peace and security. Having in mind that diplomacy typically moves at a glacial pace (which is understandable due to many fact...

What’s new with cybersecurity negotiations? OEWG 2021-2025 fourth substantive session

DiploFoundation

Who should have a say – and of what sort – in global negotiations about cyber stability? The old song and dance about accrediting stakeholders without ECOSOC consultative status to participat...

What’s new with cybersecurity negotiations? The informal OEWG consultations on CBMs

DiploFoundation

The UN Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG) on Developments in the Field of Information and Telecommunications in the Context of International Security held informal intersessional consultations on c...

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Events

Business-Policy Roundtable

02 Apr 19 25 Mar 19 -

Public International Law Day 2018

27 Nov 18 -

Switzerland

Partnership for a secure cyberspace

12 Jun 17 -

Serbia, Southeast Europe

Diplo at third South Eastern Europe Dialogue on Internet Governance (SEEDIG)

24 May 17 - 25 May 17

North Macedonia, Southeast Europe

Resources

2018

Searching for Meaningful Human Control. The April 2018 Meeting on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (Briefing Paper #10)

In this briefing paper, Ms Barbara Rosen Jacobson analyses the debate of the April 2018 meeting of the Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW). The group was established to discuss emerging technologies in the area of... Read more...

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2013

Peacetime Regime for State Activities in Cyberspace

The publication covers in a multi-disciplinary approach the technical, legal, policy and diplomacy aspects of State activities in cyberspace during peacetime. It consists of 23 chapters of academic nature, elaborated by 24 authors specialised in the respective areas of... Read more...

1998

The waning of the state and the waxing of cyberworld

This paper discusses whether IT is functioning mainly as an instrument of states in their quest for power and wealth or is principally operating as a transformative agent by market forces and various sectors of civil society.... Read more...

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