UNICC is pleased to announce that its annual Common Secure Conference for 2023 will take place as an onsite event at the premises of the United Nations Support Base in Valencia, Spain, on 27-29 September 2023.

The purpose of the conference is to develop synergies and enhance collaboration within the UNICC partners ecosystem that comprises UN and UN related International Organizations as well as partners from the private sector and other entities.

DAY 1 – September 27, 2023: Presentations and Panel Discussions by UN system Experts*

DAY 2 – September 28, 2023: Presentations by Cybersecurity Experts*

DAY 3 – September 29, 2023: Vendor Presentations*

*Closed to public

This year UNICC Common Secure Conference will be preceded by 2023 UNDP/UNICC/FIRST Technical Colloquium which will also take place at the premises of the United Nations Support Base in Valencia, Spain, on 25-26 September 2023, hosted by UNDP and UNICC. The event is open to the public with one day dedicated to plenary presentations and speaker sessions, followed by another day for trainings and workshops.

For more information and registration for the Technical Colloquium please visit the FIRST website here.

Day 1 morning session
Day 1 afternoon session
Day 2 morning session
Day 2 afternoon session
Day 3

Tima Soni
Chief, Cybersecurity Division, UNICC

Paul Raines

Philip Malone
Ad-Interim CISO,

Claudine Lusica
IT Security Specialist (TECI),

Andrea Vietri
ISO, Head of IT Security,

Remy Faures
Manager, Information Security, World Bank

Oleksiy Kuzmenko
Deputy CISO,

Hans de Jong

Marwa Popal
Information Security Assistant, ICJ

Gianfranco Alicandro

Yuen Tsung Wong
Cybersecurity Specialist,

Jim Reavis
CEO, Cloud Security Alliance

Dr. Camino Kavanagh
Visiting Senior Fellow, King’s College London

Marta de la Cruz
Incident Responder, WFP

Julian Totzek-Hallhuber, Manager Solution Architects, Veracode

Jorge Blanco
Director in the Office of the CISO, Google

Dr. Jamie Collier
Senior Threat Intelligence Advisor, Google Cloud

Christian Borst

Chris John Riley
Staff Security Engineer, Information Security Engineering, Google

Priyo Lahiri
Director, Security, Compliance and Identity, Microsoft

Jamie Bryant
Sr. Azure Cloud Lead – UN & International Development, Microsoft

Marco Molteni
Senior Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst, UNICC

Enrique Aguilar
Cybersecurity Officer, UNICC

Tom Buelens
Information Security Specialist, UNICC

Francesco Picasso
Cybersecurity Incident Handler, UNICC

Alejandro Bustos
Sr.Information Security Administrator, UNICC

Yamini Sharma
Threat Intelligence Analyst, UNICC

Pablo Romeu
Solutions Architect, UNICC

Joao Remedio
Cybersecurity Specialist, UNICC

Carlos Aleixandre
Associate ISO,

Mary Selles
Information Security Administrator, UNICC

Gavin Scallan
Cybersecurity Solutions Officer, UNICC

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Emily Bennett
Business Relationship Manager, UNICC


The conference will be held at UNICC’s office in Valencia, located at the United Nations Support Base in Valencia, Spain.

Avinguda Comarques del País Valencià, 2
46930 Quart de Poblet
Valencia, Spain

Past Conferences

UNICC hosts an annual Common Secure Conference with the goal to bring its information security Partners together to increase the UN family circle of trust, share intelligence on cyber practices and provide feedback on UNICC Common Secure services. The multi-day workshop blends vendor and regional stakeholder sessions with feedback, presentations and input from participating Agencies.