Launched in 2007 by ITU Secretary-General, Dr. Hamadoun I. Touré, the ITU Global Cybersecurity Agenda (GCA)
is a framework for
aimed at enhancing confidence and security in the information society. The GCA is designed for cooperation and efficiency, encouraging
collaboration with and between all relevant partners
and building on existing initiatives to avoid duplicating efforts.
Since its launch, the GCA has attracted the support and recognition of leaders and cybersecurity experts around the world. H.E. Dr. Óscar Arias Sánchez, Former President of the Republic of Costa Rica and Nobel Peace Laureate, and H.E. Blaise Compaoré, President of Burkina Faso, are both Patrons of the GCA.
The GCA has fostered initiatives such as the
Child Online Protection
and the ITU-IMPACT partnership, together with the support of leading global players from all stakeholder groups, is currently deploying cybersecurity solutions to countries around the world.The GCA is built upon the following five strategic pillars, also known as work areas:
GCA Chairman's Report
- Legal Measures
- Technical & Procedural Measures
- Organizational Structures
- Capacity Building
- International Cooperation