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The ICT4Peace Foundation was in invited to participate in the 12th International Information Security Research Consortium Conference (IISRC Conference), which was hosted by the Korea University Law School on 2 and 3 November 2015 in Seoul, Korea. His presentation at the Conference can be found here.

There topics on the agenda were: 1. State sovereignty and state boundary in cyberspace; 2. Theater of military operations in cyberspace. The concept of "neutrality" and neutral states in cyberspace; 3. Identification and marking of objects in cyberspace that are protected by international humanitarian law; 4. Critical infrastructure objects in cyberspace & international law; 5. The scope of distinction, proportionality and precaution principles within cyberwarfare; 6. The concepts of "combatant" and "non-combatants" in relation to armed conflict in cyberspace.

On this occasion ICT4Peace was invited to join the International Information Security Research Consortium, which includes 20 academic and research institutions from 12 countries. A membership agreement was signed between Prof. V.P.Sherstyuk, Director of Information Security Institute at the Lomonosov Moscow State University (ISI MSU) and Daniel Stauffacher.

On 21 April 2015, Daniel Stauffacher, President of ICT4Peace had given a presentation on the “Role of Civil Society, Private Sector and Academia in furthering Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) in Cyberspace” at the Lomonosov University Moscow annual Garmisch-Partenkirchen Conference. The Conference brought together experts from Russia, USA, UK, Germany, Japan Korea, Estonia, Finland, Italy, France, Switzerland. The presentation by Daniel Stauffacher can be found here.

In his presentation on 21 April 2015, Daniel Stauffacher proposed concrete actions in the following areas of work for civil society, private sector and academia in furthering Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) in cyberspace: i) Transparency and Accountability; ii) Participation; and iii) Deepening the Knowledge Base.

ICT4Peace has published the following report on the role of civil society in furthering confidence building in English here and in Spanish here.