The GCSC conducted its second meeting of 2019 alongside the ICANN64 Community Forum, on March 9-10 in Kobe, Japan. Hosted by the Japanese Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications and in partnership with ICANN, the meeting offered GCSC members the opportunity to engage with the ICANN community, which lies at the foundation of Internet governance and multistakeholder cooperation.
The Commission met in closed sessions on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 March, where discussions focussed on developing a definition of “cyber stability” and underlying principles aimed at supporting international efforts to advance peace and security in cyberspace. The Commission also continued its work to identify policy recommendations and a governance framework in which to embed norms and anchor stability in cyberspace. On Sunday 10 March, the Commission held a public consultation meeting with the ICANN At-Large Advisory Committee. The GCSC also participated in multiple sessions of the ICANN64 program and consult with various ICANN bodies and representatives.