About this event
ASPI warmly invites you to a webinar on 'UN Cyber Negotiations - What they mean for Australian diplomacy'.
Join ASPI’s Bart Hogeveen in conversation with Johanna Weaver, Special Adviser to Australia's Ambassador for Cyber Affairs, on how states can be restrained from conducting, condoning, and sponsoring cyber operations that destabilise international peace and security, and what states can do to encourage a safe, secure and resilient internet ecosystem at home.
Australia has government representatives in two UN working groups negotiating the details of what has come to be known as the ‘UN framework for responsible state behaviour in cyberspace’.
One of Australia’s key negotiation positions is to focus international efforts on operationalising and implementing agreements that have already been made. Responsibility for, and ownership of, national implementation rests with multiple Commonwealth departments, State and Territory governments, critical infrastructure providers and the Australian internet community.
This webinar discussion will consider the following questions:
Bart Hogeveen is Head of Cyber Capacity Building at ASPI’s International Cyber Policy Centre (ICPC) and focuses on international peace and security, international aid and national security aspects of cyber affairs.
Ms Johanna Weaver is Special Adviser to Australia’s Ambassador for Cyber Affairs, Australia’s representative to the UN Group of Governmental Experts on Cyber, and Head of Delegation to the UN Open-Ended Working Group on Cyber.
The Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) is an independent, non-partisan think tank that produces expert and timely advice for Australia’s strategic and defence leaders. ASPI generates new ideas for government, allowing them to make better-info...
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