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Statements from the Open-ended Working Group on ICTs

First session | Informal intersessional meeting | Second Session | Third Session

SECOND SESSION, 10-14 February 2020

Monday, 10 February 2020

  • Opening remarks from the Chair of the OEWG, H.E. Mr. Jurg Lauber of Switzerland
  • Report from the informal intersessional meeting, delivered by Singapore  (Mr.)
  • Video message from the Chair of the UN Group of Governmental Experts, H.E. Mr. Ambassador Patriota of Brazil

Existing and potential threats

  • Slovenia (Ms.)
  • United Kingdom (Mr.)
  • Austria (Ms.)
  • Mexico (Mr.)
  • Pacific Islands Forum, delivered by Tuvalu (Mr.)
  • Philippines (Mr.)
  • Egypt (Mr.)
  • European Union (Ms.)
  • Mexico (Mr.)
  • Russian Federation (Ms.)
  • Cameroon (Mr.)
  • Czech Republic (Mr.)
  • Netherlands (Mr.)
  • Malaysia (Ms.)
  • Algeria (Mr.)
  • Bangladesh (Mr.)
  • Cuba (Mr.)
  • Singapore (Mr.)
  • Republic of Korea (Mr.)
  • Switzerland (Mr.)
  • Iran (Mr.)
  • Colombia (Ms.)
  • Pakistan (Ms.)
  • Iraq (Mr.)
  • Ecuador (Ms.)
  • Canada (Ms.)
  • France (Ms.)
  • Chile (Ms.)
  • Kenya (Mr.)
  • South Africa (Ms.)
  • Italy (Ms.)
  • Israel (Mr.)
  • Norway (Ms.)
  • Syria (Mr.)
  • United Kingdom (Ms.)
  • Argentina (Ms.)
  • Brazil (Mr.)
  • Australia (Ms.)
  • Denmark (Mr.)
  • Peru (Mr.)
  • Nicaragua (Mr.)
  • Uruguay (Ms.)
  • United States (Ms.)
  • Germany (Mr.)

Rules, norms, and principles

  • Pacific Islands Forum, delivered by Vanuatu (Ms.)
  • Egypt (Mr.)
  • Finland (Mr.)
  • Estonia (Ms.)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Nations, delivered by Singapore (Mr.)
  • Philippines (Mr.)
  • Netherlands (Mr.)
  • Russian Federation (Ms.)
  • Czech Republic (Mr.)
  • Bangladesh (Mr.)
  • Mexico (Mr.)
  • Sweden (Mr.)
  • Lao PDR (Mr.)
  • Switzerland (Mr.)
  • Indonesia (Mr.)
  • Colombia (Ms.)
  • Republic of Korea (Mr.)
  • Japan (Mr.)
  • Belgium (Mr.)
  • New Zealand (Mr.)
  • Canada (Ms.)
  • Malaysia (Ms.)
  • Austria (Ms.)
  • International Committee of the Red Cross (Ms.)

Tuesday, 11 February 2020

Rules, norms and principles 

  • Chile (Ms.)
  • Iran (Mr.)
  • India (Mr.)
  • Pakistan (Ms.)
  • Jordan (Mr.)
  • Croatia (Ms.)
  • United Kingdom (Ms.) 
  • Argentina (Ms.) 
  • Cuba (Mr.)
  • Australia (Ms.)
  • Norway (Ms.)
  • Ghana (Ms.)
  • Denmark (Mr.)
  • Ireland (Ms.)
  • Kenya (Mr.)
  • Syria (Mr.)
  • Malawi (Ms.)
  • Nigeria (Mr.)
  • Iran (Mr.) 

International Law 

  • Liechtenstein (Mr.)
  • Finland (Mr.)
  • Kenya (Mr.)
  • Iran (Mr.) 
  • Philippines (Ms.) 
  • Egypt (Mr.)
  • United States (Ms.)
  • India (Mr.) 
  • Switzerland (Mr.)
  • Italy (Ms.) 
  • Austria (Ms.) 
  • Czech Republic (Mr.)
  • Romania (Ms.)
  • Thailand (Ms.)
  • Brazil (Mr.)
  • Pakistan (Ms.)
  • Mexico (Mr.)
  • Mauritius (Ms.)
  • Singapore (Mr.)
  • Russian Federation (Mr.)
  • Japan (Mr.)
  • Chile (Mr.)
  • New Zealand (Ms.)
  • Egypt (Mr.)
  • Canada (Ms.)
  • Belgium (Mr.)
  • South Africa (Ms.)
  • Netherlands (Mr.)
  • Sweden (Mr.)
  • United Kingdom (Ms.)
  • Republic of Korea (Ms.)
  • Colombia (Ms.)
  • European Union (Mr.)
  • Cameroon (Ms.)
  • Ecuador (Mr.)
  • Indonesia (Mr.)
  • Estonia (Ms.)
  • Malaysia (Ms.)
  • Syria (Mr.)
  • Cuba (Mr.)
  • Argentina (Ms.)
  • Bangladesh (Mr.)
  • Morocco (Ms.)
  • Organization of American States (Mr.)
  • International Committee of the Red Cross (Mr.)

Wednesday, 12 February 2020

Confidence-building measures

  • United States (Ms.)
  • Egypt (Mr.)
  • Mauritius (Ms.)
  • Colombia (Ms.)
  • Pacific Islands Forum, delivered by Vanuatu (Ms.)
  • Austria (Ms.)
  • Chile (Ms.)
  • New Zealand (Mr.)
  • Philippines (Mr.)
  • Mexico (Mr.)
  • Singapore (Mr.)
  • Switzerland (Mr.)
  • Russian Federation (Ms.)
  • Netherlands (Mr.)
  • United Kingdom (Ms.)
  • Canada (Ms.)
  • Japan (Mr.)
  • Kenya (Mr.)
  • Ghana (Mr.)
  • Australia (Ms.)
  • Belarus (Mr.)
  • Estonia (Ms.)
  • Indonesia (Mr.)
  • Republic of Korea (Ms.)
  • India (Mr.)
  • Iran (Mr.)
  • Brazil (Mr.)
  • Syria (Mr.)
  • Malawi (Ms.)
  • Ecuador (Ms.)
  • Russia (Ms.)
  • Malaysia (Ms.)
  • Slovenia (Ms.)
  • Hungary (Mr.)
  • Organization of American States (Ms.)
  • Argentina (Ms.)

Informal session: Civil Society Statements

Capacity Building 

  • Colombia (Ms.)
  • Indonesia (Ms.)
  • Ethiopia (Mr.)
  • China (Mr.) 
  • European Union (Ms.)
  • Thailand (Mr.)
  • Netherlands (Mr.)
  • United States (Ms.)
  • Switzerland (Mr.)
  • Iran (Mr.)
  • New Zealand (Mr.)
  • Argentina (Ms.)
  • France (Mr.)
  • Canada (Ms.)
  • Belgium (Mr.)
  • Estonia (Ms.)
  • Egypt (Mr.)
  • Japan (Mr.)
  • Philippines (Ms.)
  • Australia (Ms.)
  • Israel (Mr.)
  • Mexico (Mr.)
  • Algeria (Mr.)
  • Singapore (Mr.)
  • Republic of Korea (Ms.)
  • Cameroon (Ms.)
  • Syria (Mr.)
  • Organization of American States (Mr.)

Thursday, 13 February 2020

Capacity Building 

  • Pacific Islands Forum delivered by Vanuatu (Mr.) 
  • Chile (Mr.)
  • Mauritius (Ms.)
  • Czech Republic (Mr.)
  • Norway (Ms.)
  • Brazil (Mr.)
  • India (Mr.)
  • Morocco (Ms.)
  • Montenegro (Ms.)
  • Lao PDR (Mr.) 
  • Ghana (Ms.)
  • Greece (Mr.)
  • Slovenia (Ms.)
  • Estonia (Ms.)
  • Cuba (Mr.)
  • Kenya (Ms.)
  • South Africa (Ms.)
  • Nigeria (Mr.)
  • Uganda (Mr.)
  • United Kingdom (Ms.) 
  • CARICOM delivered by Antigua Barbuda (Ms.) 
  • Australia (Ms) 
  • Nicaragua (Mr.) 
  • Netherlands (Mr.)
  • UN DESA (Mr.) 
  • Malaysia (Ms.)

Regular Institutional Dialogue 

  • Egypt (Mr.)
  • Indonesia (Mr.)
  • Canada (Mr.)
  • Pacific Islands Forum delivered by Fiji (Ms.)
  • New Zealand (Mr.)
  • United Kingdom (Ms.)
  • European Union (Ms.)
  • United States (Mr.) 
  • Singapore (Ms.)
  • Switzerland (Mr.) 
  • Estonia (Ms.)
  • Poland (Mr.)
  • Mexico (Mr.)
  • Russian Federation (Mr.)
  • China (Mr.)
  • Cuba (Mr.)
  • Iran (Mr.)
  • Japan (Mr.)
  • Republic of Korea (Ms.)
  • India (Mr.)
  • Algeria (Mr.)
  • Finland (Mr.)
  • Israel (Mr.)
  • Kenya (Ms.)
  • Syria (Mr.)
  • Austria (Ms.)
  • Argentina (Ms.)
  • Australia (Ms.)
  • Belgium (Mr.)
  • Germany (Mr.)
  • Pakistan (Mr.)
  • Mexico (Mr.)
  • Ghana (Ms.) 
  • Philippines (Mr.)
  • Venezuela (Ms.)

Friday, 14 February 2019 

Closing Remarks 

  • Egypt (Mr.)
  • Iran (Mr.)
  • Indonesia (Ms.)
  • Singapore (Mr.)
  • United Kingdom (Ms.)
  • Japan (Mr.)
  • Mexico (Mr.)
  • Syria (Mr.)
  • Australia (Ms.)
  • Chile (Ms.)
  • Belarus (Mr.)

INFORMAL INTERSESSIONAL MEETING, 2-4 December 2019

Monday, 2 December 2019

Opening remarks 

  • Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu, Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs
  • H.E. Ambassador Jurg Lauber, Chair of the OEWG
  • Mr. David Koh, Singapore Cyber Initiaitive, Chair of the informal intersessional meeting

Cyber threat landscape

  • Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) (Mr.) *scene-setting remarks
  • Cyber Security Experts Association of Nigeria (CSEAN) (Ms.) *scene-setting remarks
  • Derechos Digitales (Mr.)
  • Global Partners Digital (Ms.)
  • Chatham House (Ms.)
  • Trend Micro (Mr.)
  • Institute of Computing Innovation, Zhejiang University (Mr.)
  • Beijing Normal University (Mr.)
  • Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (Ms.)
  • CyberPeace Institute (Mr.)
  • Citizen Lab (Ms.)
  • Association for Progressive Communications (Mr.)
  • Jordan (Mr.)
  • ICT4Peace (Mr.)
  • Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (Mr.)
  • Access Now (Mr.)
  • HealthTech & Society (Mr.)
  • CS2 Initiative (Mr.)
  • INTERPOL (Ms.)
  • World Economic Forum (Mr.)
  • Australian Strategic Policy Institute (Mr.)
  • International Cyber Policy Centre (Mr.)
  • Republic of Korea (Mr.)
  • Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (Mr.)
  • Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
  • R Street Institute (Ms.)
  • Shanghai Institute for International Studies (Mr.)
  • MAFINDO (Mr.)
  • Luftbrücke Irak (Ms.)
  • CAPA 8 Foundation (Mr.)

Creating a cyber space based on rules, laws and norms: How can stakeholders support governments ?

Tuesday, 3 December 2019

Rules, laws and norms: Stakeholders’ commitments to rules, norms and principles: Tech Accord, Charter of Trust,Global Transparency Initiative, Paris Call and beyond

  • Microsoft Corporation (Mr.) *scene-setting remarks
  • France (Ms.) *scene-setting remarks
  • Global Commission for Stability in Cyber Space (Mr.)
  • ICT4Peace (Mr.)
  • IGF Best Practices Forum (Mr.)
  • Global Cyber Alliance (Ms.)
  • Japan (Mr.)
  • Igarape Institute (Ms.)
  • Egypt (Mr.)
  • Central European University (Ms.)
  • Argentina (Mr.)
  • Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (Mr.)
  • R Street Institute (Ms.)
  • Huawei Technologies USA (Mr.)
  • Jordan (Mr.)
  • Cyberpeace Institute (Mr.)
  • University of Hong Kong (Ms.)
  • Global Partners Digital (Ms.)
  • Shanghai Institute for International Studies (Mr.)
  • Egypt (Mr.)
  • World Economic Forum (Mr.)
  • United States (Ms.)
  • Organization of American States (Mr.)
  • Azure Forum for Contemporary Security Strategy (Mr.)
  • Ecuador (Ms.)
  • R Street Institute (Mr.)
  • CAPA 8 Foundation (Mr.)
  • Microsoft Corporation (Mr.) 
  • Colombia (Ms.)
  • Huawei Technologies, USA (Mr.) 
  • Pakistan (Mr.) 
  • Access Now (Mr.) 
  • Brazil (Mr.)
  • Australia (Ms.) 
  • Canada (Ms.)
  • Wuhan University (Mr.)

Confidence-building between states and between states and the private sector

  • Cybersecurity Tech Accords (Ms.) *scene-setting remarks
  • Hitachi America (Mr.) *scene-setting remarks
  • NEC Corporation (Mr.)
  • Azure Forum (Ms.)
  • ICT4Peace (Mr.)
  • Representative from the University of Waterloo (Ms.)
  • Technological University of Singapore (Mr.)
  • Center for Technology and Society (Mr.)
  • FIRST (Mr.)
  • Strathmore Law School (Mr.)
  • R Street Institute (Ms.)
  • Access Now (Mr.)
  • Republic of Korea (Mr.)
  • Japan (Mr.)
  • Ecuador (Ms.)
  • National Security Research Institute (NSR) (Ms.)
  • ICT4Peace (Mr.)
  • European Union (Ms.)
  • Shanghai Institute for International Studies (Mr.)
  • Institute of Strategic and International Studies Malaysia (Ms.)

Wednesday, 4 December 2019

Engaging all stakeholders to enhance capacity-building efforts

  • Australian Strategic Policy Institute (Mr.) *scene-setting remarks
  • International Cyber Policy Centre Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) (Ms.) *scene-setting remarks
  • Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE) (Mr.) *scene-setting remarks
  • Philippines (Mr.)
  • Egypt (Mr.)
  • Chatham House (Ms.)
  • Article 19 (Mr.)
  • European Union (Mr.)
  • CyberPeace Institute (Mr.)
  • Research ICT Africa (Mr.)
  • CyberGreen Institute (Ms.)
  • INTERPOL (Ms.)
  • Singapore (Mr.)
  • Institute of Strategic and International Studies Malaysia (Ms.)
  • Global Cyber Alliance (Ms.)
  • Estonia (Ms.)
  • Cyber Policy Institute (Ms.)
  • United Kingdom (Ms.)
  • R3D (Ms.)
  • Republic of Korea (Mr.)
  • Cybersecurity Tech Accord (Ms.)
  • France (Ms.)
  • FIRST (Mr.)
  • Canada (Mr.)
  • R Street Institute (Ms.)
  • Brazil (Mr.)
  • Global Partners Digital (Ms.)
  • Mexico (Mr.)
  • Centre for Information Technology Law Studies, University of Chile School of Law (Mr.)
  • Jamaica (Mr.)
  • Trend Micro (Mr.)
  • Japan (Mr.)
  • Tech & Law (Mr.)
  • Association for Progressive Communications (Ms.)
  • Ecuador (Ms.)
  • Australia (Ms.)
  • Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Ms.)
  • Luftbrücke Irak (Ms.)
  • Argentina (Mr.)
  • Organization of American States (Mr.)
  • Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (Mr.)
  • United States (Ms.)
  • CAPA 8 Foundation (Mr.)
  • Stimson Center (Ms.)
  • Netherlands (Ms.)
  • Hiperderecho (Ms.)

Conclusion: Ways forward on a multi-stakeholder approach

 

FIRST SESSION, 9-13 September 2019

Monday, 9 September 2019

  • Opening remarks, Chair of the OEWG, H.E. Ambassador Jurg Lauber
  • Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu, Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs

    General exchange

Tuesday, 10 September 2019

Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Interactive discussion on existing and emerging threats

  • Expert presentation by Mr. Anton Shingarev, UNIDIR Support Team to General Assembly processes pursuant to resolutions 73/27 and 73/266
  • Expert presentation by H.E. Ms. Heli Tiirmaa-Klaar, Ambassador for Cybersecurity and Member of the Group of Governmental Experts, Estonia
  • Egypt (Mr.)
  • United States (Ms.)
  • Argentina (Mr.)
  • New Zealand
  • Russian Federation (Mr.)
  • Egypt (Mr.)
  • Iran (Mr.)
  • China (Mr.)
  • India (Mr.)
  • Singapore (Mr.)
  • Cuba (Mr.)
  • Mexico (Mr.)
  • Canada (Ms.)
  • Netherlands (Mr.)
  • United Kingdom (Mr.)
  • Australia (Ms.)
  • Syria (Mr.)
  • Japan (Mr.)
  • Spain (Mr.)
  • Finland (Mr.)
  • Austria (Ms.)
  • France (Mr.)
  • Iran (Mr.)
  • Syria (Mr.)
  • Poland (Mr.)
  • Spain (Mr.)
  • Denmark (Mr.)
  • France (Mr.)
  • Pakistan (Ms.)
  • Costa Rica (Mr.)
  • Colombia (Ms.)
  • Syria (Mr.)
  • Brazil (Mr.)

Interactive discussion on international law

  • Expert presentation by Ms. Camino Kavanagh, UNIDIR Support Team to General Assembly processes pursuant to resolutions 73/27 and 73/266
  • Expert presentation by Mr. Benjamin Ang Senior Fellow / Head Cyber and Homeland Defence Centre of Excellence for National Security (CENS)
  • India (Mr.)
  • Switzerland (Mr.)
  • Liechtenstein (Mr.)
  • Malaysia (Mr.)
  • Singapore (Mr.)
  • Republic of Korea (Mr.)
  • United States (Ms.)
  • Egypt (Mr.)
  • Argentina (Ms.)
  • Canada (Ms.)
  • China (Mr.)
  • Netherlands (Mr.)
  • New Zealand (Mr.)
  • Cuba (Mr.)
  • Chile (Mr.)
  • Australia (Ms.)
  • Costa Rica (Mr.)
  • Mexico (Mr.)
  • Russian Federation (Mr.)
  • Iran (Mr.)
  • United Kingdom (Mr.)
  • China (Mr.)
  • Egypt (Mr.)
  • Chile (Mr.)
  • Estonia (Ms.)
  • Syria (Mr.)
  • Brazil (Mr.)
  • Israel (Ms.)
  • Australia (Ms.)
  • France (Mr.)
  • Colombia (Ms.)
  • Pakistan (Ms.)
  • Norway (Mr.)
  • Chile (Mr.)

Thursday, 12 September 2019

Interactive discussion on rules, norms, and principles

  • Expert presentation by Mr. Jim Lewis, UNIDIR Support Team to General Assembly processes pursuant to resolutions 73/27 and 73/266
  • Expert presentation by H.E. Ms. Latha Reddy Distinguished Fellow Observer Research Foundation and CoChair of the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace India
  • Ghana (Mr.)
  • China (Mr.)
  • Singapore (Mr.)
  • Botswana (Mr.)
  • Japan (Mr.)
  • Chile (Mr.)
  • New Zealand (Mr.)
  • Egypt (Mr.)
  • Malaysia (Mr.)
  • Russian Federation (Mr.)
  • United States (Ms.)
  • Switzerland (Mr.)
  • Cuba (Mr.)
  • Guatemala (Mr.)
  • European Union (Mr.)
  • India (Mr.)
  • Canada (Ms.)
  • Iran (Mr.)
  • Mexico (Mr.)
  • Austria (Ms.)
  • Netherlands (Mr.)
  • Colombia (Ms.)
  • United Kingdom (Mr.)
  • Israel (Ms.)
  • Chile (Mr.)
  • China (Mr.)
  • Australia (Ms.)
  • France (Mr.)
  • Iran (Mr.)
  • Brazil (Mr.)
  • Sinagpore (Mr.)
  • Spain (Mr.)

Interactive discussion on institutional dialogue

  • Expert presentation by Ms. Kerstin Vignard, Head, UNIDIR Support Team to General Assembly processes pursuant to resolutions 73/27 and 73/266
  • Egypt (Mr.)
  • India (Mr.)
  • New Zealand (Mr.)
  • Mexico (Mr.)
  • Brazil (Mr.)
  • France (Mr.)
  • Ireland (Mr.)
  • Netherlands (Mr.)
  • Germany (Mr.)
  • Poland (Mr.)
  • Guatemala (Mr.)
  • Finland (Mr.)
  • Estonia (Ms.)
  • Russian Federation (Mr.)
  • Iran (Mr.)
  • Argentina (Ms.)
  • Syria (Mr.)
  • Australia (Ms.)

Friday 13, September 2019

Interactive discussion on confidence building measures

  • Expert presentation by Ms. Szilvia Tóth Cyber Security Officer Transnational Threats Department Secretariat of the Organization for Security and Co-operation (OSCE)
  • Expert presentation by Mr. Gerardo Isaac Morales Tenorio Deputy Director-General Multidimensional Security and Member of the Group of Governmental Experts, Mexico
  • Singapore (Mr.)
  • Japan (Mr.)
  • Malaysia (Mr.)
  • New Zealand (Mr.)
  • Switzerland (Mr.)
  • Netherlands (Ms.)
  • China (Ms.)
  • Chile (Mr.)
  • United Kingdom (Ms.)
  • Canada (Ms.)
  • Republic of Korea (Ms.)
  • India (Mr.)
  • Montenegro (Ms.)
  • Ecuador (Ms.)
  • Austria (Ms.)
  • Israel (Ms.)
  • European Union (Ms.)
  • Estonia (Ms.)
  • Australia (Ms.)
  • Germany (Mr.)
  • Cuba (Mr.)
  • Iran (Mr.)
  • United States (Ms.)
  • Spain (Mr.)
  • Belgium (Mr.)
  • Syria (Mr.)

Interactive discussion on capacity building

  • Mr. Sherif Hashem Visiting Professor SUNY Polytechnic Institute and former Member of the Group of Governmental Experts, Egypt
  • Ms. Katherine Getao Chief Executive Officer ICT Authority of Kenya and Member of the Group of Governmental Experts, Kenya
  • Ms. Carmen Gonsalves Head International Cyber Policy Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Member of the Group of Governmental Experts, The Netherlands
  • Pacific Island Forum, delivered by Tuvalu (Mr.)
  • Japan (Mr.)
  • Malaysia (Mr.)
  • Egypt (Mr.)
  • France (Ms.)
  • Republic of Korea (Mr.)
  • Algeria (Mr.)
  • New Zealand (Mr.)
  • Sinagpore (Mr.)
  • United States (Ms.)
  • Netherlands (Ms.)
  • Costa Rica (Mr.)
  • Israel (Ms.)
  • Greece (Mr.)
  • United Kingdom (Ms.)
  • European Union (Mr.)
  • India (Mr.)
  • Estonia (Ms.)
  • Mexico (Mr.)
  • Cuba (Mr.)
  • Australia (Ms.)
  • Iran (Mr.)
  • Bangladesh (Mr.)