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International Security and Cyber: UN Responses and Multi-Stakeholder Consultations


International Security and Cyber: UN Responses and Multi-Stakeholder Consultations

Breakfast Briefing Gives Updates on Two Intergovenmental Cyber Processes

This breakfast meeting, the first in a series of short briefings on tech-related topics organized by UNIDIR’s Security and Technology Programme, will offer an update on the two intergovernmental cyber processes established by Member States through A/RES/73/27 and A/RES/73/266: an Open-Ended Working Group and a sixth UN Group of Governmental Experts. Both processes will hold informal consultations the first week of December in New York. From 2-4 December, multi-stakeholder consultations of the OEWG will convene representatives of the private sector and civil society, and on 5-6 December the GGE will hold informal consultative meetings will all Member States. By way of introduction to the December multi-stakeholder consultations, the briefing will also present the findings of a recent UNIDIR study that explores the role of the private sector in addressing the spread of malicious cyber tools and techniques.

Coffee and croissants will be provided.

PARTICIPANTS: Limited to representatives from government, the private sector, the technical community and accredited civil society organization

RSVP: Please RSVP by Tuesday, 19 November. Kindly note that registration is mandatory.  Please contact Ms. Alisha Anand with any inquiries.


Giacomo Persi Paoli, Lead, UNIDIR’s Security and Technology Programme 

Kerstin Vignard, Head, UNIDIR support team to General Assembly processes pursuant to resolutions 73/27 and 73/266 

Camino Kavanagh, Advisor, UNIDIR support team and author of “Stemming the Exploitation of ICT Threats and Vulnerabilities


21 November 2019


 Conference Room VIII, Palais des Nations - From 09h00-10h15