International code of conduct for information security (proposal)

14 Sep 2011

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China, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan have jointly elaborated in the form of a potential General Assembly resolution on an international code of conduct for information security and call for international deliberations within the United Nations framework on such an international code, with the aim of achieving the consensus on international norms and rules guiding the behavior of States in the information space

The code (proposal) aims to ensure that information and communications technologies, including networks, are to be solely used to benefit social and economic development and people’s well-being with the objective of maintaining international stability and security.

It also identifies the rights and responsibilities of States in information space, promotes their constructive and responsible behaviors and enhances their cooperation in addressing the common threats and challenges in information space.