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December 9, 2021 – The Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC) and The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies are pleased to launch the edited volume of the first Cyberstability Paper Series. Since the release of the final GCSC report in November 2019, the concept of cyberstability has continued to evolve. A number of […]

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The GCSC Report “Advancing Cyberstability” has been translated and is now available in the official six languages of the United Nations: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish. The links to the respective translations are included below: Arabic Chinese French Russian Spanish The GCSC Report “Advancing Cyberstability” has been prepared in English. In the event […]

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Presented at the Paris Peace Forum, GCSC report features a cyberstability framework and recommendations at a critical juncture in the future of cyberspace Paris, 12 November 2019 – The Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC) issued today its final report Advancing Cyberstability, as part of a panel held at the 2019 Paris Peace […]

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On 12 November 2019, the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC) will present its report “Advancing Cyberstability” at the Paris Peace Forum (The Stage 13:15-14:00). Stef Blok, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs of France, and David Koh, Chief Executive, Cyber Security Agency of […]

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Members of the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC) participated in the ICANN65 Policy Forum last week, from 24-27 June in Marrakech, Morocco. The Policy Forum offered GCSC members the opportunity to engage with the ICANN community, which lies at the foundation of Internet governance and multistakeholder cooperation. Central to the GCSC’s participation at ICANN65 […]

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In 2018, the United Nations General Assembly reinvigorated the multilateral diplomatic progress with regard to international peace and stability in cyberspace through the adoption of two resolutions, establishing two parallel processes – the UN Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) and an Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG). The new GGE (A/RES/73/266) follows on from the previous GGE […]

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The Council of the European Union adopted the EU Cybersecurity Act, including a clear commitment to protect the Public Core of the open Internet. The protection of the public core of the Internet is a principal norm developed by the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC). The Cybersecurity Act represents a major step […]

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This year’s G20 Summit will be held in Osaka, Japan. The Global Commission on the Stability in Cyberspace participated in two successive meetings on the digital economy, helping to inform the G20 members on issues pertaining to responsible behavior in cyberspace. Prior to the G20 Ministerial Meeting on Trade and Digital Economy in Tsukuba, Japan, […]

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In response to the UN General Assembly Economic and Social Council resolution 2006/46, the report of the United Nations Secretary-General, on the “Progress made in the implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society at the regional and international levels,” highlights the work of the Global Commission on […]

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The Hague, the Netherlands –January 15 2019 – Afilias, the world’s second largest domain name registry, has joined the Management Board of the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC).  The GCSC, setup in 2017, helps to promote the peaceful use of cyberspace to facilitate economic growth and the expansion of individual freedoms. Other […]

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As the initiator and Secretariat for the GCSC, the Hague Center for Strategic Studies hosted the Hague Dialogue of the GCSC at their offices today, prior to the beginning of the Netherlands Internet Governance Forum (NL IGF). The dialogue convened Dutch cybersecurity stakeholders from government, civil society and the private sector and introduced them to […]

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After the last round of the UN sponsored consultations on international cybersecurity collapsed in 2016, the international situation in cyber diplomacy has been in flux: will there be other UN rounds of discussion? Will private sector-organized initiatives claim a role? And what norms and rules of behavior in cyberspace for state and (and non-state actors) […]

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The Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC) will convene its full meeting on 19-20 September 2018 in the margins of the Singapore International Cyber Week (SICW). On 19 September, the Commission will host its public Cyberstability Hearings between 14:00-18:00 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre. The Hearings are open to […]

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On June 19th, members of the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC) will meet during Israel’s Cyber Week in Tel Aviv from 17-21 June. This informal, consultative meeting will build on the results of the last meeting in Bratislava, during which the Commission proposed a norm prohibiting cyber disruptions of technical infrastructure that […]

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A new report released by the European Parliament supports the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC) as it continues to develop proposals for norms and policies to enhance the international stability and security of cyberspace. Following up on the work by Dutch Member of the European Parliament Marietje Schaake, who referred to the GCSC in two resolutions before […]

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The GCSC is pleased to welcome Professor Motohiro Tsuchiya, Deputy Director of the Keio Global Research Institute, as a Commissioner. Alongside his academic roles at Keio University Prof. Tsuchiya also served as an expert member of the Information Security Policy Council of the Japanese government from 2009 to 2013. Prof. Tsuchiya is a prolific author […]

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The Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC) will meet in New Delhi on 20-21 November, 2017 in the margins of the Global Conference on CyberSpace (GCCS) hosted by the Government of India. This meeting will focus on the GCSC’s prioritized topics for 2017, including the “public core of the Internet”. The GCSC will […]

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