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Protecting Civilians Against Digital Threats During Armed Conflict

Protecting Civilians Against Digital Threats During Armed Conflict table
Date19 Oct 2023
Time12:30 pm 1:30 pm BST |7:30 am8:30 am EDT
Provider ICRC
Type Virtual
Booking URLhttps://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6408984442714127701?_hsmi=277928955&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9DNKx3StRTQ4ubuTT955_ocm8SbUUqfmaD39EIMFLtsh_jpSHTDkhfFidM3oW2yWYza7G8p8Ee6o93ERImZdKshLxQgQ

In situations of armed conflict, access to and the integrity of digital technology is of significant importance and can save lives. At the same time, the digitalization of armed conflicts brings new threats for civilians and those who work to protect them.

Over the past two years, the ICRC’s President has chaired a ‘Global Advisory Board’ of high-level leaders and experts from the legal, military, policy, technological and security field to advise the ICRC on digital threats and identify concrete recommendations to protect civilians against them.

On October 19, the Board will present its final report featuring four guiding principles and a set of concrete legal and policy recommendations to states, belligerents, tech companies, and humanitarian organizations to prevent or mitigate digital threats.


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