2019 Draft Regional Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) to Promote Cooperation and Trust in Cyberspace

Organisation of American States (OAS) Inter-American Committee against Terrorism (CICTE)
Short Summary
As a result of the second meeting of the Working Group, Member States agree to the following additional voluntary cyber CBMs to promote and strengthen the engagement of MFAs and diplomacy on cybersecurity and cyberspace policies in the region:

  1. To designate points of contact, in the event that none exist, within the ministries of foreign affairs, with the purpose of facilitating the work on international cooperation and dialogue in cybersecurity and cyberspace.
  2. Develop and strengthen capacity-building through activities such as seminars, conferences, workshops, among others, for public officials and private sector in cyber diplomacy.
  3. To foster the inclusion of cybersecurity and cyberspace subjects into training courses for diplomats and officials of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and other government agencies.
  4. To foster cooperation and exchange of best practices on cyber diplomacy, cybersecurity and cyberspace, through, for example, the establishment of working groups, other dialogue mechanisms, and the signing of agreements among states.

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