Capacity building is an approach intrinsically related to diplomatic practices. According to the United Nations, it aims at improving multilateralism by drawing from different capabilities across various areas of interests to enhance cooperation among countries with the purpose of ensuring international peace, security, and stability.
This Dossier addresses one main question: is capacity building a valid solution to enhance multilateralism in cyberspace? If so, which actors ought to be involved in an area where the line between public and private interests is often blurred? Who should be in charge of drafting the cooperation agenda? Which sectors offer a window of opportunity for multilateralism over bilateral agreements?