UN Gathering of Legislative Specialists (UN GGE)

The utilization of cyberattacks by states – and, all the more for the most part, the way of behaving of states in the internet corresponding to keeping up with global harmony and security – is moving to the highest point of the worldwide plan.

By and large, as you can counsel further down, the reason for network protection at the UN was laid by crafted by the UN Gathering of Legislative Specialists (UN GGE) somewhere in the range of 2004 and 2021. Currently, the UN Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG)’s 2021–2025 work on information and communications technology security and use is the focus.

A resolution on the programme of action (PoA) on cybersecurity was approved by the First Committee of the United Nations General Assembly in November 2022. The resolution makes the proposal to establish a PoA as a permanent, inclusive, and action-oriented mechanism after the OEWG 2021-2025 ends.

Recent accomplishments Delegations came to an agreement on the second Annual Progress Report in July 2023.

Following stages: On December 11-15, 2023, the OEWG will hold its sixth substantive session in New York.