2015 UN GGE – Report of the group of governmental experts on developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security (A/70/174)

Policy Reports

Report of the UN GGE 2015 (later adopted by the UN General Assembly Resolution A/RES/70/237), which includes:

  • Principles of State sovereignty, the settlement of disputes by peaceful means, and non-intervention in the internal affairs of other states apply to cyberspace.

  • Recognition that states must comply with their obligations under international law to respect and protect human rights and fundamental freedoms.

  • An agreement that UN should play a leading role in developing common understandings on the application of international law and norms, rules and principles for responsible State behaviour

  • Other norms, rules, and principles on the responsible behaviour of states

  • Confidence building measures (CBMs)

  • Invitation for international cooperation and assistance in ICT security and capacity building