The International Relations Committee hears from experts on how digital technologies and the challenges of cybersecurity are changing foreign policy in the twenty-first century.
Wednesday 14 March, Committee Room 2, Palace of Westminster
- Ms Merle Maigre, Director, NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence
- Mr Peter Wells, Open Data Institute
- Dr Becky Faith, Institute for Development Studies
- Ms Nima Elmi, World Economic Forum
- To what extent have digital technologies changed the balance of power in international relations?
- How have digital technologies economically and politically empowered individuals and civil society groups, particularly in developing economies or countries without a democratic tradition?
- Is existing international law sufficient and are existing international institutions equipped to deal with the cyber challenge, or do we need to establish new bodies?
- It has been argued by some that we stand on the cusp of a ‘forth industrial revolution’ How might this revolution further change international relations?
- How is the UK regarded in terms of cyber-security capabilities and ability to react to new technologies?