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Documents from the Open-ended Working Group on ICTs

General | Report | Comments on draft final report (zero draft) (initial pre-draft) (revised pre-draft) First session | Informal intersessional meetings | Second session | Third session| Informal virtual meetings  | Working papers and proposals 

GENERAL

Chair's letter on extending the mandate of the OEWG (5 June 2020)
Chair's letter with draft decision on the postponement of the Third session (9 June 2020)
Chair's letter on the new roadmap for the work of the OEWG (16 July 2020)
Chair's letter on the second round of informal meetings (2 September 2020)

OEWG FINAL REPORT

Zero draft of the OEWG Final Report (substantive) (January 2021)
Zero draft of the OEWG Final Report (procedural) (January 2021)
Chair's letter on the zero draft (January 2021)

Non-paper on rules, norms, and principles (January 2021)

Revised pre-draft of the OEWG Final Report (27 May 2020)
Revised non-paper of specific language proposals (27 May 2020)

Initial pre-draft of the OEWG Final Report
(16 March 2020)
Non-paper of specific language proposals (16 March 2020)
Letter from the Chair (16 March 2020)
Letter from the Chair (11 March 2020)

COMMENTS ON THE DRAFT FINAL REPORT (all versions)

Zero draft (released January 2021)

African Group
Caribbean Community (CARICOM)
European Union (EU)
Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)
Armenia
Australia
Austria
Brazil
Canada (statement) (comments)
China
Chile
Colombia
Cuba
Czech Republic
Egypt
Estonia
France
Germany
Iran (statement) (amendments)
India (statement) (amendments)
Indonesia
Italy
Kenya
Latvia
Liechtenstein (statement) (drafting suggestions)
New Zealand 
Netherlands (statement) (written comments)
Philippines
Poland
Republic of Korea
Russian Federation (statement 1) (statement 2) (statement 3) (amendments) (commentary) (draft report)
Singapore
Slovenia
South Africa
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey
United Kingdom
Venezuela
Zimbabwe

Association for Progressive Communications
Cyber Peace Institute
ICT4Peace Foundation
Institute for Security and Safety
Kaspersky
Microsoft
Oxford Institute
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

Initial pre-draft (released April 2020)
Argentina (Spanish) (English)
Armenia
Austria
Australia
Belgium
Brazil
Canada (French) (English)
Chile
China
Colombia
Cuba
Czech Republic
Denmark
Ecuador
Egypt
Estonia
France (French) (English)
Germany
Indonesia
Iran
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Liechtenstein
Mexico
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Norway
Pakistan
Republic of Korea
Russia (Russian) (English)
Serbia
Singapore
South Africa
Sweden
Switzerland
Thailand
Turkey
United Kingdom
United States
Uruguay (Spanish) (English)
Venezuela
Zimbabwe
European Union
Non-Aligned Movement

Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
International Committee of the Red Cross

Access Now
Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
Centre for Internet & Global Politics of the Cardiff University
Centre for Internet and Society
CyberPeace Institute
DiploFoundation
Global Forum on Cyber Expertise
ICT4Peace Foundation
Global Partners Digital
Internet Society
International Chamber of Commerce
Kaspersky
Microsoft (1)  and (2)
National Law University Delhi’s Centre for Communication Governance
Search Skate
Stimson Center
Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
Joint submission by 12 civil society organisations

Revised version (released May 2020)

ICT4Peace, Commentary on the Chair's revised pre-draft report 

FIRST SUBSTANTIVE SESSION, 9-13 September 2019

Provisional agenda (adopted June 2019)
Note from the Secretariat
Note by the secretariat on the organisation of work of the first substantive session (25 July 2019)
Note verbale regarding the outcome of non-objection procedure for attendance of non-governmental organisations at the Open-ended Working Group meeting (29 August 2019)
List of speakers
 

INFORMAL MULTI-STAKEHOLDER INTERSESSIONAL CONSULTATIVE MEETING, 2-4 December 2019

Letter from the Chairs, including final meeting programme and other attachments  (26 November 2019)
Letter from the Chair - meeting programme (1 November 2019)
Possible framing questions
Aide memoire for NGO participation
Website for OEWG intersessional meeting

SECOND SUBSTANTIVE SESSION, 10-14 February 2020

OEWG chair’s letter to member states on the second substantive session
Chair’s working paper for the second substantive session
Draft programme of work for the second substantive session

Chair's summary of the informal multistakeholder intersessional consultative meeting

Tentative draft structure of the report (substantive component)

Background paper on existing UN bodies and processes related to the mandate
Background paper on international law in the GGEs
Background paper on regular institutional dialogue

INFORMAL VIRTUAL MEETINGS (June, September, October, November, December 2020)

Chair's letter on informal virtual meeting (27 May 2020)
Chair's draft Programme of Work for the for the informal virtual meeting (27 May 2020)
Chair's draft Programme of Work for the second round of informal virtual meetings (2 September 2020)
Chair's letter on the third round of informal meetings (26 October 2020)
Draft Programme of Work for the third round of informal meetings (26 October 2020)
Chair's letter on the fourth round of informal meetings (19 November 2020)
Draft Programme of Work for the fourth round of informal meetings (19 November 2020)

Australia
Bangladesh
Cuba (15 June) (19 June) (29 September) (1 October) (18 November) (1 December)
Finland
Iran (15 June) (17 June) (2 July) (1 October) (18 November) (19 November) (1 December) (3 December)
Japan (June) (29 September) (30 September) (17 November) (18 November) (1 December)
Russia 

Joint civil society feedback on norms proposals
Input from the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise

WORKING PAPERS AND PROPOSALS

Australia: National paper | Non-paper: case studies | Research on regular institutional dialogue

Canada: Proposal for the Report | Implementation of the 2015 norms | Responses to Chair's questions | Commissioned research on gender and cybersecurity I and II | Updated Canadian text proposals | Updated norms guidance (30 November 2020) | Updated norms guidance (11 February 2021)

China
Croatia, Finland, France, Slovenia
Cuba
Egypt
European Union
Iran: First submission | Second submission
Japan
Mexico: Proposal for implementation mechanism | Proposal for ILC Review
Mexico-Australia
Netherlands (Annex 1) (Annex 2) (Annex 3) (Annex 4)
New Zealand
Pakistan
Switzerland
United Kingdom: First submission | Second submission

Joint contribution: PoA (30 Oct 2020) | PoA (2 December 2020) | PoA (Concept note) | PoA (Text)

Joint proposal by a number of Member States under the initiative of Australia and Mexico
Joint proposal by a number of Member states on the Protection of Health Infrastructure

International Committee of the Red Cross, International Humanitarian Law and Cyber Operations during Armed Conflicts
Internet Governance Forum, Position paper

CyberPeace Institute, Closing the accountability gap: A proposal for an evidence-led accountability framework

ICT4Peace, Submission to UN Negotiations on Cybersecurity (OEWG)
ICT4Peace, States Cyber Peer Review Mechanism
ICT4Peace, Infrastructure and Offensive Cyber Operations: A Call to Governments

Association for Progressive Communications and WILPF, Why gender matters in international cyber security