Source: Belarus Ministry of Foreign Affairs in English
On May 29, 2018 the Belarusian delegation led by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Evgeny Shestakov, took part in the Cyber Security Summit under the auspices of the Munich Security Conference in Tallinn, the Republic of Estonia.
The summit is organized within the framework of a series of conferences dedicated to this significant aspect of international security that have been held since 2012 in various countries around the world with the participation of high-ranking representatives of political, military, scientific and business circles. The representative of the Republic of Belarus participates in such event for the first time.
This year Summit brought together about 150 officials and experts from more than 30 countries, representatives of the EU, the Council of Europe, the OSCE, NATO and other international organizations.
The program of the summit includes, among others, thematic panels on the legal regulation in the field of cybersecurity, approaches to ensuring cybersecurity on a global scale.
The Head of the Belarusian delegation delivered within one of the panels a report on the implementation of the initiative of the President of the Republic of Belarus on the resumption of a wide-ranging dialogue on security issues and informed the audience about the readiness of the Belarusian side to host a Cyber Security Summit in Minsk.
E.Shestakov also met the chairman of the Munich Security Conference, Wolfgang Ischinger. The sides discussed preparations for the MSC Core Group Meeting in Minsk this year.
The Belarusian delegation visited the innovation center “e-Estonia Showroom” and the presentation of Estonia’s achievements in the field of digitalization.
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