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Digital Connectivity and Cybersecurity Partnership

Objectives of the DCCP Initiative


    Build connections by promoting investments in secure, diverse, and resilient ICT infrastructure.


    Advance an open, interoperable, reliable, and secure Internet by promoting inclusive, rights-respecting, multi-stakeholder models of internet governance and pro-competitive, pro-innovation digital economy policies and regulations.


    Grow global markets for U.S. ICT goods and services, especially high-quality, interoperable, and secure ICT equipment, software, and services.


    Enhance cybersecurity by increasing adoption and implementation of cybersecurity best practices.

The Digital Connectivity and Cybersecurity Partnership (‘Digital Partnership’ or DCCP) is a whole-of-government global initiative to promote an open, interoperable, reliable, and secure Internet. This initiative enables partner nations to realize the benefits of a vibrant and secure digital economy through:

  • Catalyzing economically sustainable and secure private sector network investments
  • Promoting regulatory reforms
  • Encouraging adoption of strong cybersecurity and data privacy best practices

As the adoption of digital technology rapidly advances across the globe, DCCP works with partners to ensure this transformation promotes inclusive growth and fosters resilient and democratic societies.

Download DCCP Fact Sheet [741 KB]

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