A Brief Note On The United Cooperative Coalition

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Working Paper - UCC United Cooperative Coalition
Topic: Weaponization of Social Media
Signatories: Barbados, Cambodia, Commonwealth of Independent States, Cote d’Ivoire, El Salvador, Holy See, Iceland, Israel, Luxembourg, Nigeria, Norway, Peru, OAS, United States of America, Zambia.

1. Suggests the adoption of a global definition of social media that considers social media as a mean of electronic communication with no time nor geographical boundaries that:
a. Give users the authority to generate contents
b. Connects peoples or groups the aforementioned boundaries
c. Allow the creation and maintenance of relationships
d. Permit the dissemination of information, ideas, personal messages, ideologies, opinions instantly,
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b. Crimes derived from the use of social media:
i. Terrorist recruitment ii. Terrorist propaganda iii. Terrorist fundraising iv. Incitement to commit crimes against humanity
c. Terms of detention, apprehension and prosecution
4. Suggests the creation of the United Nations Commission on Social Media that will report to ECOSOC, with an annual report to the UN Security Council and the UN General Assembly, that will work closely with the International Telecommunications Union and the INTERPOL, to carry activities related to:
a. Research and capacitation of both military personnel and civilian population willing to collaborate in terms of social media
b. Promoting social media campaigns alongside with NGOs including but not limited to Freedom House and IFEX to empower independent journalists fighting violations of the right to freedom of expression
c. Incentivizing campaigns related to terrorist-related content flagging in collaboration with private enterprises,
5. Encourages United Nations and INTERPOL’s 190 mutual member states to strengthen the existing successful programs carried out by INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI) Office vis-a-vis cybersecurity by:
a. Providing the INTERPOL with an increase in donations to increase their activity in the IGCI Office
b. Giving the Interpol the responsibility to assess what content previously reported by the

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