[PRESS RELEASE]: “EWI AND ICRC ARE WIDENING COOPERATION WITH THE UNITED KINGDOM, GERMANY, AND JAPAN”

2017-03-23 (3)

Friday, April 21st, 2017

EastWest Institute (EWI) and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) are expanding their cooperation within states. The United Kingdom, Germany, and Japan agreed to cooperate with them by signing the Memorandum of Understanding on Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 in front of Audio Visual Room, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Parahyangan Catholic University, Bandung, Indonesia.

This MoU is about recognizing the importance of multi-stakeholderism approach in conducting cyber governance. EWI and ICRC agreed that this approach in cyber governance means the involvement of states and non-state actors such as MNCs, International Organization, media, and individual. They believed that each actor has their own role based on their specialty, however, they acknowledged that sovereignty is still respected in the cyber governance.

EWI and ICRC hoped that this cooperation would support The United Kingdom, Germany, and Japan from the protection of Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), taking responsibility regarding the responsibility of citizen’s behavior in cyberspace, protecting data privacy, and sharing mechanism of multi-stakeholders in the cyberspace regarding the regulation of information sharing system access, and securing cyberspace and lowering risk of irresponsible actions between parties.

 

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