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Kaja Ciglic

Kaja Ciglic

Director, Digital Diplomacy, Microsoft

As part of the Digital Diplomacy team at Microsoft, Kaja leads Microsoft’s work on issues related to international peace and stability to advance trust in the computing ecosystem. Previously, she led Microsoft’s international cybersecurity policy work in an effort to develop policies that support development, growth, and innovation, and advance security, privacy, and trust in the information age. Before joining Microsoft, Kaja led the APCO Worldwide’s technology practice in Seattle; directing public affairs and communication work for consultancy’s clients in this space. Previous to that she worked as a director in APCO Worldwide’s Brussels office, focusing on pan-European campaigns, addressing her clients’ regulatory and antitrust challenges. She holds a Bachelor of Science in international relations and history, and a Master of Science in European politics, both from the London School of Economics.

Sessions

International Cybersecurity and Human Rights: A Primer

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The session aims to introduce to the Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) how human rights have been addressed in the context of the multilateral cyber processes, the Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) and the Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG), and the norms of responsible state behavior such instruments contain.