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Philippines Participate in the UN Workshop on Cybersecurity Norms

In conjunction with the Singapore International Cyber Week 2017, the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) and Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) with support from the Government of Germany, Netherlands and Singapore organized a workshop entitled “ Preserving and Enhancing International Cyber Stability : Regional Realities and Approaches “.

The event was held on 20-21 September 2017 at Suntec Convention Center in Singapore. A delegation from the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and National Security Council (NSC) took part in the two-day seminar.

The workshop dealt with the 2017 UN Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) and the outstanding issues on cybersecurity for international agreement. The Philippines advocacy, through DICT is to raise awareness on cybersecurity issues and its impact on the public and private sectors.

Left to right : DICT Planning Officer III, Christine B. Pre; DICT Executive Assistant III, Fleur De Lis Nadua ; PA, Cybersecurity Consultant and Special Requirements and Concerns Officer, National Security Council, Carlos Ely C. Tingson(Capt.), Consul General Victorio Mario A. Dimagiba, Jr.; Marita Diane P. Montecillo, Economic Assistant of the Philippine Embassy Singapore.