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Mike Schmitt Update on Progress of the Tallinn 2.0 Project

On 15 April, Mike Schmitt led discussion at a meeting in The Hague of legal advisers from 35 countries regarding the progress of the "Tallinn 2.0” project.  

The project, directed by Professor Schmitt, is designed to produce a manual on cyber law by a group of 20 international law experts that will be published by Cambridge University Press in 2016.  The meeting was opened by the Foreign Minister of the Netherlands.

The following day he spoke at the Global Conference on CyberSpace, a biannual conference hosted by States.  This year, over 1800 participants from around the word met in the Hague to examine the subject.  Professor Schmitt spoke on the legal responsibility of States for cyber operations and sovereignty in cyberspace.

Date: 30 April 2015

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