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The 3rd Japan-Australia Cyber Policy Dialogue (Issue of Joint Statement)

December 12, 2017

1. The 3rd Japan-Australia Cyber Policy Dialogue was held in Tokyo on 11 December, 2017. This Dialogue reflects two countries' broad commitment and longstanding cooperation on bilateral, regional and global cyber issues. As the result of the dialogue, Japan and Australia issued a Joint Statement (English (date) (PDF)Open a New Window / Japanese (date) (PDF)Open a New Window).

2. The whole-of-government meeting was co-chaired by Mr. Masato OTAKA, Ambassador in charge of Cyber Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA), and Dr. Tobias Feakin, Ambassador for Cyber Affairs, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), with the participation of officials from, on the Japanese side, National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity, National Security Secretariat, Cabinet Intelligence and Research Office, National Police Agency, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Public Security Intelligence Agency, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Ministry of Defense, JPCERT/CC, and Information-technology Promotion Agency, Japan (IPA), and on the Australian side, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australian Cyber Security Centre and CERT Australia.

3. Japan and Australia will hold the 4th Japan-Australia Cyber Policy Dialogue in Canberra next year.

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