Global cooperation of ‘utmost importance’ for a stable cyberspace

I come from Estonia, a country that is known for Skype and the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence, as well as for being the first country in the world to introduce e-government, e-taxation, e-voting and a thousand other e-services. These are all part of what we call our e-lifestyle.
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From Submarines to Cyber: Estonia’s Innovation Journey

The Estonian government is launching an innovative defense project based on a public-private partnership, in close collaboration with other European states. Partially crowdfunded, it promises to deliver cutting-edge technology at an historic moment in time.
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Interview with European Cybersecurity Journal

Your Excellency, the first full meeting of the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace, held in Tallinn on 2–3 June 2017 constituted a critical step in establishing a future blueprint for the Commission’s engagement. What are the main goals and priorities for the work program for the upcom- ing three-year mandate?
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Here She Is: Introducing visionary and inspiring women

She was “at the right time at the right place”, in 1991, when Estonia became independent. With the plan of becoming a lawyer in mind, she was invited to join the foreign service, among others thanks to her fluency in Russian. She needed some time to take her final decision to stay but in retrospect she does not regret it.
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E-LIFESTYLE AND CYBER SECURITY: SOME VIEWS FROM ESTONIA

Nobody questions any longer that the ICT (Cyber) revolution is now a permanent part of the landscape and that we should take advantage of it to make the world a better place for everybody. Cyber technology has come to stay, with all its benefits as well as challenges.
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This New Squad of Internet Experts Will Try to Bring Order to Global Cyber Conflict

The United Nations has failed to get countries to agree how international law applies to cyberspace, so a new group is stepping up.”As long as there are gray zones in the application of international law, we will continue to see states try to get away with as much bad behavior as they can, even as such acts carry the risk of mushrooming into global conflict.”
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Why we do no paper work in Estonia, by ex-envoy

Former Foreign Affairs Minister of Estonia, Ms Marina Kaljurand is a member of the United Nations expert group of governments and experts on cyber security. Kaljurand, who chairs the Global Commission on the Stability of Global Cyberspace since March 2017, spoke with Dolapo Aina at the just concluded Transform Africa Summit 2017, in Kigali, Rwanda, on challenges of protecting internet data and the prowess of Estonia on cyberspace and cyber security.
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Smart countries take advantage of the cyber revolution

The former Estonian foreign minister, Marina Kaljurand, writes that regardless of the doubts – as is the case against online voting in Estonia – smart countries take advantage of the digital world and don’t step back when facing the challenges caused by the use of information and communication technology.
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Under siege: Events at the Estonian embassy in Moscow

During the Bronze Night riots, the Estonian embassy in Moscow was surrounded by protesters, most of them members of the Nashi and Molodaya Rossiya. They threatened the embassy and its staff. Then-ambassador Marina Kaljurand told ERR News in an interview how events unfolded in the Russian capital.
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