EU CyberNet Stakeholder Community Day 2022

EU CyberNet Stakeholder Community Day focuses on expanding EU’s cyber expertise through strengthening collaboration and brings together various partners from all EU Member States under one roof to provide them a unique platform for discussing external cyber capacity building issues and build a true community.


09:00 – 09:30 Registration and welcome coffee

09:30 – 09:40 Opening remarks

  • Ondrej Vosatka, FPI

09:40 – 09:50 EU CyberNet overview

Updates on the progress and services of EU CyberNet.

  • Erkki Leego, EU CyberNet

09:50 – 10:50 Bridging cyber diplomacy and capacity building

Discussion on bridging connections between cyber diplomacy and wider capacity building and how to better integrate and mainstream cyber diplomacy into existing and upcoming projects.

  • Jakub Otčenášek, Permanent Representation of Czechia to the EU
  • Patryk Pawlak, EUISS; EU Cyber Direct

10:50 – 11:10 Coffee break

11:10 – 12:00 EU’s policy updates and programming in CCB

Setting the scene on international cyber policy by the EEAS and Commission services’ overview on CCB programming.

  • Helen Popp, EEAS
  • Allan Jones, DG NEAR
  • Ondrej Vosatka, FPI
  • Tomasz Husak, DG INTPA

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch

12:45 – 13:15 CCB actions mapping

EU CyberNet will give an overview of the CCB mapping conducted among EU-funded projects and Member States.

  • Kristo Põllu, EU CyberNet

13:15 – 14:00 Global trends

Conversation on CCB global trends, setting the scene for regional discussions.

  • Nayia Barmpaliou, EUISS & Cyber Lab International

14:00 – 14:20 Coffee break

14:20 – 15:20 Regional discussions

Discussions in regional groups with lessons learned and good practice sharing.

  • Africa, facilitated by David van Duren, GFCE
  • Eastern Partnership & Western Balkan, facilitated by Franziska Klopfer, DCAF
  • Indo-Pacific, facilitated by Cormac Callanan, ESIWA
  • Latin America and Caribbean, facilitated by Liina Areng, EU CyberNet

15:20 – 15:50 Regional discussion conclusions

Highlights and observations from the group discussions.

15:50 – Networking reception


The event is invitation-only.