On June 20, 2019, issues of development of information and communication cooperation in the CSTO space will be discussed in the State Duma of the Russian Federation
On June 20, 2019, at 16:00, a "round table" on the theme: “Development of information and communication cooperation in the CSTO space” is scheduled at the site of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. The event is held by the Committee on the Affairs of the Commonwealth of Independent States and Relations with Compatriots in accordance with the instructions of the Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the Chairman of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Collective Security Treaty Organization V.Volodin together with the Secretariat of the Collective Security Treaty Organization.
The Chairman of the Committee Leonid Kalashnikov, the CSTO Acting Secretary General Valery Semerikov, the Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Information Policy, Information Technologies and Communications Leonid Levin, the Chairman of the Committee on Defense Vladimir Shamanov, the Chairman of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly Committee, member State Duma Committee on Security and Anti-Corruption Anatoly Vyborny, the Deputy Chairman of the Council of the Federation Committee on science, education, culture and information policy Igor Morozov, the Acting Executive Secretary of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly Sergey Pospelov, as well as representatives of the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, the Federal Service for Supervision in the Field of Communications, Information technologies and mass communications (ROSCOMNADZOR), authorized in the CSTO space of social networks and organizations that unite the Internet community, analysts, experts, public figures, representatives of the media information of the Russian Federation.
The relevance of "the round table" is due to the fact that today the development of information and communication technologies and the need to improve the mechanisms for protecting the information space of the CSTO require the consolidation of the efforts of the Organization's member states.
"The round table" participants will discuss topical issues such as the role of social networks in the socio-political process, as well as important legal aspects of the interaction of the CSTO member states in the information sphere: an assessment of the completeness and relevance of the CSTO regulatory framework in the field of information protection and the safe Internet.
Attendees will be presented with reports highlighting such important issues as risks and challenges related to the use of information and communication technologies as a tool for destructive impact on the CSTO, including the promotion of terrorism and extremism; harmonization of the national legislations of the CSTO member states in the field of countering threats to information sovereignty; digitalization of foreign policy activities, expanding the presence of the state in social networks as the potential for a positive impact on target audiences, especially young people; modern processes occurring in the information space, necessitating the development of constructive cooperation between providers and regulatory structures in the interests of creating a reliable state-private partnership system on the Internet.
As expected, a resolution will be adopted at the end of "the round table" meeting.
CSTO press secretary Vladimir Zainetdinov