Second session of the Ad Hoc Committee

Vienna, 30 May to 10 June 2022

In accordance with General Assembly resolution 75/282 and the road map and mode of work approved at its first session, the Ad Hoc Committee to Elaborate a Comprehensive International Convention on Countering the Use of Information and Communications Technologies for Criminal Purposes, established by the General Assembly in its resolution 74/247, will hold its second session in Vienna, 30 May to 10 June 2022.  

General Information

General information, including on the meeting's times and format, modalities of participation of Member States and multi-stakeholders, guidance on the co-sponsorship of proposals and information on side events, among other things, can be found here.

COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 information related to the meeting is available here. In-person participants are kindly requested to familiarize themselves with this information in advance of the meeting.

Participation of multi-stakeholders in the second session of the Ad Hoc Committee

Please find information on the participation of multi-stakeholders in the second session of the Ad Hoc Committee here

Meeting Documentation

A/AC.291/8

Annotated provisional agenda 

A/AC.291/9

Advance Copy in English

Compilation of proposals and contributions submitted by Member States on the provisions on criminalization, the general provisions and the provisions on procedural measures and law enforcement of a comprehensive international convention on countering the use of information and communications technologies for criminal purposes

A/AC.291/9/Add.1

Advance Copy in English

Compilation of proposals and contributions submitted by Member States on the provisions on criminalization, the general provisions and the provisions on procedural measures and law enforcement of a comprehensive international convention on countering the use of information and communications technologies for criminal purposes, Addendum

A/AC.291/9/Add.2

Advance Copy in English

Compilation of proposals and contributions submitted by Member States on the provisions on criminalization, the general provisions and the provisions on procedural measures and law enforcement of a comprehensive international convention on countering the use of information and communications technologies for criminal purposes, Addendum
 A/AC.291/9/Add.3 Compilation of proposals and contributions submitted by Member States on the provisions on criminalization, the general provisions and the provisions on procedural measures and law enforcement of a comprehensive international convention on countering the use of information and communications technologies for criminal purposes, Addendum

A/AC.291/CRP.8/Rev.1  

Proposals on objectives and scope of the Comprehensive International Convention on Countering the Use of Information and Communications Technologies for Criminal Purposes

A/AC.291/CRP.9  

Chair’s Report of the First Intersessional Consultation of the Ad Hoc Committee 

A/AC.291/CRP.10

Overview of existing instruments, recommendations and other documents on countering the use of information and communications technologies for criminal purposes 

Submissions related to the second session of the Ad Hoc Committee

Submissions by Member States, non-member observer States and the European Union

Angola (8 April 2022) (E)

Australia (E) | Draft offences relating to online child sexual abuse and exploitation (E) (13 April 2022) 

Brazil (8 April 2022) (E)

Burundi (8 April 2022) (F)

Canada (9 April 2022) (E)

Colombia (8 April 2022) (S)

Egypt (8 April 2022) (A)

El Salvador (12 April 2022) (S)

European Union and its member States (6 April 2022) (E)

Ghana (12 April 2022) (E)

India (12 May 2022) (E)

Islamic Republic of Iran (8 April) (E)

Jamaica on behalf of CARICOM (12 May 2022) (E)

Japan (8 April) (E)

Jordan (7 April 2022) (A)

Malaysia (20 April 2022) (E)

Mexico (13 April 2022) (E) 

New Zealand (8 April 2022) (E)

Norway (8 April 2022) (E)

Russian Federation also on behalf of Belarus, Burundi, China, Nicaragua and Tajikistan (7 April 2022) (E) (R)

Singapore (29 April) (E)

South Africa (14 April 2022) (E)

Switzerland (8 April 2022) (E)

Tanzania (11 April 2022) (E)

United Kingdom (12 April 2022) (E)

United States (8 April 2022) (E)

Uruguay (6 May 2022)  (E)

Venezuela (13 April 2022) (S)

Vietnam (12 April 2022) (E)
Submissions by multi-stakeholders
Representatives of global and regional intergovernmental organizations, including representatives of United Nations bodies, specialized agencies and funds, as well as representatives of functional commissions of the Economic and Social Council

Interpol (11 April 2022) (E)



 

 

 

 

 

Representatives of non-governmental organizations that are in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council, in accordance with Council

Access Now (8 April 2022) (E)

Article 19 (8 April 2022) (E)

Derechos Digitales (8 April 2022) (E)

Human Rights Watch (8 April 2022) (E)

Representatives of other relevant non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, academic institutions and the private sector

Data Privacy Brasil Research Association (8 April 2022) (E)

Electronic Frontier Foundation (8 April 2022) (E)

Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime (13 April 2022) (E)

Global Partners Digital (8 April 2022) (E)

Microsoft (19 April 2022) (E)

Stein Schjolberg (19 April 2022) (E)

Financial support for participation of Member States delegates from developing countries

The call is now closed.

Member States are hereby informed that the call for applications for financial support to participate in the second negotiating session of the Ad Hoc Committee, to be held in Vienna, from 30 May to 10 June 2022, is now open for developing countries.

Please see the information on how to request financial support here.