Wednesday, 23 October 2013 - 17:39
Fourth Cyberspace Conference to Be Held in Netherlands
Cyber security is a growing challenge and the Netherlands will host the fourth International Cyberspace Conference in 2015. The announcement was made on the final day of the third Cyberspace Conference in Seoul, South Korea. The Netherlands will have a great opportunity to influence the international cyber agenda and strengthen its international position as a hub of expertise in digital technology. Cyberspace Conference in Seoul / Flickr The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Security and Justice will be responsible for organizing the conference. Former foreign minister Uri Rosenthal will serve as a special Dutch representative at the conference. “In 2011, as foreign minister, Mr. Rosenthal was responsible for the Freedom Online conference in the Netherlands, during which he learned a great deal about the field. Mr. Rosenthal was also approached thanks to his wide international experience and network of contacts. He will combine his function as special representative with his other activities,” the Dutch government said in a statement.