25 – 26 April 2018 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Following its establishment by ARF Ministers in 2017, the first ARF Inter-sessional Meeting on Security of and in the Use of Information and Communication Technologies was held on 26 April 2018. The meeting was chaired by Malaysia and co-chaired by Singapore and Japan. In the context of digitalization of economies, participants discussed possible confidence-building measures (CBMs) that could be adopted by ARF members to promote conflict prevention, cooperation and stability in cyberspace in Asia-Pacific. The ARF thereby joins the OSCE and the Organization of American States in developing and implementing their respective regional cyber CBMs.