White Paper on Global Digital Governance (2022)

  • 【Published by】

      China Academy of Information and Communications Technology

  • 【Complied by】

      China Academy of Information and Communications Technology

  • 【Published in】

      January 2023

I.          Background and Conceptual System of Global Digital Governance

(i)              Characteristics of the digital globalization era and its governance challenges

(ii)            Concept and system framework of global digital governance


II.       New Circumstances Facing Global Digital Governance

(i)              With the deepening of digital globalization, the problem of imbalances calls for inclusive governance

(ii)            With the positive and negative effects of technologies expand simultaneously, it is more difficult to maintain governance balance

(iii)          With growing importance of digital security, competition among governance models has intensified


III.    Continuous Development of Key Digital Rules

(i)              The connotation of network connectivity is increasingly enriched and extended

(ii)            Practical progress has been made in discussions on cross-border data flows

(iii)          The exploration of artificial intelligence (AI) governance continues to deepen

(iv)           Consultations on cybersecurity governance are shuffling forward

(v)             Useful explorations have begun in information content governance


IV.    Increasingly Coordinated and Complex Mechanisms for Global Digital Governance

(i)              Traditional multilateral institutions breed new opportunities for digital governance

(ii)            Global digital governance tends to be more alliance-based

(iii)          The development of a digital economy partnership network is speeding up in the Asia Pacific region

(iv)           The influence of international standardization organizations and industry alliances continues to rise


V.       Accelerated Establishment of a Just and Equitable New Global Digital Governance Order

(i)              Uphold the principle of extensive consultation, joint contribution and shared benefits to maintain genuine multilateralism

(ii)            Prioritize digital development to foster a new driver of global development through cooperation

(iii)          Strengthen cooperation on digital security to build consensus on security and trust

(iv)           Explore new governance models and promote the development of key rules

     - 全球数字治理白皮书(2022年).pdf