Report of the First UN OEWG on Cybersecurity

  • Reaffirmation of the results of the previous reports of the Group of Governmental Experts (GGE), as well as that international law, and in particular the Charter of the UN, is applicable to cyberspace
  • Norms do not replace or alter states’ obligations or rights under international law – which are binding – but rather provide additional and specific guidance on what constitutes responsible state behaviour in the use of ICTs
  • Recommendation that states voluntarily identify and consider CBMs
  • Recommends that appropriate to their specific contexts, and cooperate with other states on their implementation
  • Comprehensive capacity building measures in the field of ICT security

Consult the first OEWG Report (2021)