Developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security (A/RES/70/237)

30 Dec 2015

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Resoultions & Declarations

The 2015 report of the Group of Governmental Experts on Developments in the Field of Information and Telecommunications in the Context of International Security, Calls upon Member States:

  1. To be guided in their use of information and communications
    technologies by the 2015 report of the Group of Governmental Experts;
  2. To promote further, at multilateral levels, the consideration of existing
    and potential threats in the field of information security, as well as possible
    strategies to address the threats emerging in this field, consistent with the need to
    preserve the free flow of information;

Considers that the purpose of such measures could be served through further examination of relevant international concepts aimed at strengthening the security of global information and telecommunications systems;

Invites all Member States, taking into account the assessments and recommendations contained in the report of the Group of Governmental Experts, to continue to inform the Secretary-General of their views and assessments on the following questions:

  1. General appreciation of the issues of information security;
  2. Efforts taken at the national level to strengthen information security and promote international cooperation in this field;
  3. The content of the concepts mentioned in paragraph 3 above;
  4. Possible measures that could be taken by the international community to strengthen information security at the global level;