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The Hague Peace Conference Simulation

Tuesday 9 October 2018
Schedule: Tuesday 9 October from 18.00 – 21.00 | Thursday 11 October from 15.30 – 20.00 | Saturday 13 October from 10.00 – 18.00
Schouwburgstraat 2
2511 VA The Hague


For Honours and Masterstudenten of Leiden University. 

Growing use of information and communication technologies created new vulnerabilities and opportunities for disruptions. Concerns over the risk of cyber-attacks on individuals, critical infrastructure, businesses and other vulnerable targets led to negotiations for creating norms and agreements for responsible behavior in the cyberspace.

The Hague Peace Conference Simulation is a project on diplomatic negotiations within Leiden University. The Conference aims to provide training and experience in diplomatic negotiations, debating, public speaking and in-depth knowledge of global challenges currently faced by nations.

In this course you will be trained in diplomatic negotiations by Dr. Paul Meerts (Clingendael/ PIN). Followed by lectures and panel discussions on the topics with Wil van Gemert (Vice-President Europol), Dr. Joris van Bladel (AIES), Dr. Alexander Klimburg (HCSS), Raymond Kleijmeer (De Nederlandsche Bank), Neal Conijn (Deloitte) and a guest speaker from FIOD. At the end, you will take the role of a diplomat and negotiate a convention on the security of the cyberspace. 

Your role

You will join The Hague Peace Conference Simulation (2 EC elective) as a representative of the actors at stake, where you will have the opportunity to discuss, debate and negotiate an agreement on the security of the cyberspace and norms for responsible behavior. You will write a paper to complete your successful participation in this Conference. Deadline paper: November 2 before midnight.

Personal contribution to participate in this fantastic event: € 10

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