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Global Cybersecurity Agenda (GCA)


gca5.pngAbout GCA

Launched ​in 2007, by the then ITU Secretary-General, Dr. Hamadoun I. Touré (2007 -2014), the ITU Global Cybersecurity Agenda (GCA) is a framework for international cooperation 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.

The GCA has fostered initiatives, such as Child Online Protection​, and together with the support of leading global players from all stakeholder groups, continues to deploy cybersecurity solutions to countries around the world.

The GCA is built upon the following five strategic pillars, also known as work areas: For the report of the Chairman of the HLEG (2008), please visit:GCA Chairman's Report

Guidel​ines for utilization of the GCA​

The 2019 session of Council instructed the Secretary-General, in parallel, to submit to the next Council session (1) a report explaining how the ITU is currently utilizing the GCA framework and (2) with the involvement of Member States, appropriate guidelines developed for utilization of the GCA by the ITU for Council's consideration and approval (C19/117C19/58). 

For more information, please visit this page​.​