Paris Call: Taming the Cyber Mercenary Market

Taming the Cyber Mercenary Market A Multistakeholder Blueprint Towards Increased Transparency and Cyber Stability   In an era where States are increasingly leveraging cyber capabilities for strategic and national security objectives, the recourse to external suppliers has become commonplace. As a result, a rapidly growing market for offensive cyber tools and services has developed to … Continued

EmpatIA: AI to solve public issues in LATAM

2022-23 Scale-up project   Overview  EmpatIA explores the use of machine learning to tackle the most pressing development issues in the public sector in Latin America and engages in participatory and open projects to develop evidence that promotes a fair, open and sustainable region. The second edition of EmpatIA will focus on piloting and documenting … Continued

Paris Call: Protecting Critical Infrastructures Against Systemic Harms

Protecting Critical Infrastructures Against Systemic Harms A path forward to overcome national discrepancies?   Over the past decade, increasingly robust and comprehensive regulatory frameworks, strategies and policy initiatives to protect critical infrastructures from cyber threats have been adopted at national and regional levels across the Globe. Yet, recent years presented numerous examples of cyberattacks on … Continued

Children Online Protection Lab

The place of digital technology in our lives is far greater than it was when the Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted. While digital technology opens up unique opportunities for children, it can also expose them to new threats, such as cyberbullying or exposure to illegal or hateful content online.   CONTEXT … Continued

CAST: The Conflict Alert System

Project presentation The ACLED Conflict Alert System (CAST) is a tool for forecasting political violence globally. It uses machine learning to predict political violence events in every country in the world at the national and subnational level up to six months into the future. This tool is unique in its comprehensive use of ACLED data; … Continued

Initiate: Digital Rights in Society

Initiate: Digital Rights in Society is a North-South multi-stakeholder initiative incubated by the Paris Peace Forum that aims to define common standards for the use of automated technologies in all jurisdictions, to pave the way for a Digital Bill of Rights.   CONTEXT & APPROACH Algorithmic decision-making holds the potential to greatly benefit society, accomplishing … Continued

Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace

The Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace, launched at the 2018 Paris Peace Forum, has become the reference multi-actor framework to promote core principles for the safety of cyberspace. It is now supported by more than 1200 actors, including 80 states, 700+ companies, and 380+ civil society organizations.   Ensuring international cyberspace security … Continued


Project presentation DigiMENTE is an initiative focused on improving media education in Spanish-speaking Latin America with more than 6,000 teachers trained and over 200,000 students impacted, strengthening key skills in critical analysis of information, creativity, collaboration, and ethical reflection. These initiatives seek to expand media literacy awareness and tools in the region through a contextualized … Continued

Disinformation and digital marketing

Project presentation InternetLab’s approach to tackling disinformation in the digital age involves working with digital marketers through constructive dialogue. Their aim is to engage a wide range of people and help them gain a deeper understanding of what misinformation is. By promoting cooperation and innovation, they hope to achieve their long-term goals of promoting a … Continued

Projet phare « Lutte contre la désinformation »

Project presentation The “fight against disinformation” flagship project aims to strengthen the resilience of French-speaking states and societies to face information disorders which represent a major challenge for the well-being of populations, social cohesion and democratic processes. It is structured around four areas of intervention: 1. Capacity-building for French-speaking fact-checkers 2. The fight against disinformation … Continued