Ad Hoc Committee session on organizational matters

New York, 24 February 2022

In accordance with General Assembly resolution 75/282 and with General Assembly decision 76/552, 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, held its session on organizational matters at United Nations Headquarters (UNHQ) in New York, United States of America, on Thursday, 24 February 2022.   

General Information

Meeting times

The meetings of the organizational session were held from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST. 

Format

The one-day session of the Ad Hoc Committee addressing organizational matters was held on 24 February 2022 in the General Assembly Hall at United Nations Headquarters (UNHQ).

The session was held in a fully in-person format. In accordance with the physical distancing requirements applying at UNHQ, the General Assembly Hall had the capacity to accommodate 1+3 delegates per Member State, the Holy See, the State of Palestine and the European Union being physically present. The meeting  was webcast to the public.

Registration

Registration at the organizational session of the Ad Hoc Committee. Deadline: Friday, 23 February 2022

Currently applicable measures for the prevention of COVID-19

Letter from the EOSG Chef de Cabinet to the President of the General Assembly

Webcast

The meeting was available live and on demand on the UN Web TV website.

Guidance on the co-sponsorship of proposals

In relation to the session on organizational matters and the first session of the Ad Hoc Committee to Elaborate a Comprehensive International Convention on Countering the Use of Information and Communications Technologies for Criminal Purposes, to be held on 24 February 2022 and from 28 February to 11 March respectively, the secretariat hereby informs all delegations that should they wish to co-sponsor a proposal, they may indicate such a wish upon invitation by the Chair at the meeting, prior to the consideration of the proposal. They may also express the wish to co-sponsor a proposal by email to the Ad Hoc Committee secretariat (cybercrimeahc@un.org) using the official email of the respective Permanent Mission, and prior to the consideration of the relevant proposal. Once a proposal is adopted, the Secretariat can no longer alter the list of sponsors of a given proposal.

Meeting Documentation

A/AC.291/5 

 

Provisional agenda 

A/AC.291/L.5

 

Participation of other relevant non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, academic institutions and the private sector in the Ad Hoc Committee, Draft decision submitted by the Chair of the Ad Hoc Committee 

 A/AC.291/L.6 

Costa Rica: amendment to draft decision A/AC.291/L.5 Participation of other relevant non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, academic institutions and the private sector in the Ad Hoc Committee

A/AC.291/CRP.5/Rev.1

 

Modalities of the participation of multi-stakeholders in the Ad Hoc Committee to Elaborate a Comprehensive International Convention on Countering the use of Information and Communication Technologies for Criminal Purposes, Note by the Secretariat  

A/AC.291/INF/2/Rev.1

List of participants

A/AC.291/6

A - C - E - F - R - S

Report of the Ad Hoc Committee to Elaborate a Comprehensive International Convention on Countering the Use of Information and Communication Technologies for Criminal Purposes on its session on organizational matters held on 24 February 2022

Statements

Turkey 

Chair’s Documents

Schedule of future sessions of the Ad Hoc Committee12 October 2021
Letter of the Chair - Attachment

Provisional Agenda for the first session of the Ad Hoc Committee - 29 November 2021
Letter of the Chair - Attachment

List of organizations that applied to participate in the Ad Hoc Committee, as per operative paragraph 9 of General Assembly resolution 75/282 - 6 and 13 December 2021  
Letter of the Chair - Attachment 1 - Attachment 2

Note on modalities for participation of multi-stakeholders14 December 2021
Note of the Chair

Deadline Extension - Organizations that applied to participate in the Ad Hoc Committee, as per operative paragraph 9 of General Assembly resolution 75/282 – 22 December 2021
Letter of the Chair

Revised List of Organizations that applied to participate in the Ad Hoc Committee, as per operative paragraph 9 of General Assembly resolution 75/282 - 5 January 2022
Letter of the Chair - Attachment