The International Law of Peacetime Cyber Operations

13 February 2017
15:00h - 18:00h
Spaansche Hof, Westeinde 12, 2512 HD The Hague
Organised by:
Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, T.M.C. Asser Instituut and the NATO CCDCOE

The Hague Launch of the Tallinn Manual 2.0 on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Operations and a Panel Discussion



15:00-15:05     Welcome by Prof. Ernst Hirsch Ballin, President, T.M.C. Asser Instituut

15:05-15:10     Welcome by Mr. Sven Sakkov, Director, NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence

15:10-15:25     Keynote speech by Mr. Bert Koenders, Netherlands Minister of Foreign Affairs

15:25-15:40     Overview of the Tallinn Manual 2.0 process by Ms. Liis Vihul, Project Manager and Managing Editor, NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence

15:40-16:55     Panel discussion and Q&A moderated by Prof. Larissa van den Herik, Leiden University

16:55-17:00     Closure and invitation to reception

17:00-18:00     Reception  



  •  Prof. Michael Schmitt, Director, Tallinn Manual 2.0, NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence
  • Ms. Marina Kaljurand, former Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs, current Estonian Representative to the United Nations Group of Governmental Experts in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security
  • Mr. Steven Hill, Legal Adviser and Director, Office of Legal Affairs, NATO
  • Dr. Marten Zwanenburg, Senior Legal Advisor, Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs