Citizen Lab Post-Doctoral Fellow Eneken Tikk Ringas wrote a brief on the work of the UN General Assembly’s Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) in 2012 to address threats to international information security in the Disarmament and International Security Committee (also known as the First Committee).

This brief summarizes the work done by the First Committee in the field of international information security, highlights key national positions and discussion and looks at the challenges facing the upcoming GGE discussions.

Read the policy brief [pdf].