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, held its fifth session from 11 to 21 April 2023 in Vienna.
All relevant information with regard to the co-facilitated informal negotiations held in preparation for and during the fifth session of the Ad Hoc Committee is available on a dedicated webpage. Delegations are invited to continuously monitor this page the for the latest information.
COVID-19 information related to the meeting is available here. In-person participants were kindly requested to familiarize themselves with this information in advance of the meeting.
Annotated provisional agenda
Consolidated negotiating document on the preamble, the provisions on international cooperation, preventive measures, technical assistance and the mechanism of implementation and the final provisions of a comprehensive international convention on countering the use of information and communications technologies for criminal purposes
Mechanisms of implementation established under selected multilateral treaties
Chair’s Report of the Fourth Intersessional Consultation of the Ad Hoc Committee
Report of the Ad Hoc Committee to Elaborate a Comprehensive International Convention on Countering the Use of Information and Communications Technologies for Criminal Purposes on its fifth session
List of participants
Revised methodology for conducting of work by the Ad Hoc Committee at its fifth session (22 February 2023) - PDF
The meeting is available on demand on the UN Web TV website. You will find the direct links to the videos of the fifth session here.
The videos are available as long as they are stored in the UN Web TV database.
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (E)
ECPAT and ECPAT USA (E)
International Association of Prosecutors, on behalf of the Ibero-American Association of Public Prosecutors (S)
Joint submission of Derechos Digitales and Association for Progressive Communication (APC) (E)
Joint submission of Electronic Frontier Foundation and Privacy International (E)
CyberPeace Institute (E)
DB Connect (E)
Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (E)
Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime (E)
Global Partners Digital (E)
Royal Institute of International Affairs – Chatham House (E)