2015 UN GGE Report: Introduction of 11 Principles on Cybersecurity

Report of the UN GGE 2015 (later adopted by the UN General Assembly Resolution A/RES/70/174), which includes:

  • Principles of State sovereignty, the settlement of disputes by peaceful means, and non-intervention in the internal affairs of other States, applies to cyberspace
  • Recognition that states must comply with their obligations under international law to respect and protect human rights and fundamental freedoms
  • 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
  • Invitation for international cooperation and assistance in ICT security and capacity-building