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 held its fourth session from 9- 20 January 2023 in Vienna.
General information, including on the meeting times and format, registration, accessibility, financial support for delegates, submission of statements, information on side events and guidance on the co-sponsorship of proposals will be available on this page.
All relevant information with regard to the co-facilitated informal negotiations held during the fourth session of the Ad Hoc Committee will be made 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.
Meeting documentation will be shared on the webpage of the meeting as it becomes available.
Annotated provisional agenda
Consolidated negotiating document on the general provisions and the provisions on criminalization and on procedural measures and law enforcement of a comprehensive international convention on countering the use of information and communications technologies for criminal purposes
Chair’s Report of the Third 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 fourth session
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Consolidated negotiating document (status: 21 January 2023) MS Word | PDF
Working document for Group A (status: 20 January 2023) MS Word
Compilation document for Group B (status: 18 January 2023) MS Word
Working document for Group C (status: 20 January 2023) MS Word
Working document for Group D (status: 18 January 2023) MS Word
Methodology for conducting of work by the Ad Hoc Committee at its fourth and fifth sessions proposed by the Chair of the Ad Hoc Committee (15 November 2022) - Letter of the Chair - Attachment
Information note by the Chair of the Ad Hoc Committee in preparation for the informal consultation with Member States for the presentation of the consolidated negotiating document (12 December 2022) - PDF
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
The meeting is available on demand on the UN Web TV website. You will find the direct links to the videos of the fourth session here.
The videos are available as long as they are stored in the UN Web TV database.
Information on registration is available on the general information page. Please also visit the webpage dedicated to the participation of multi-stakeholders in the Ad Hoc Committee.
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (E)
UN Women (E)
Article 19 (E)
International Chamber of Commerce (E)
Privacy International (jointly with Electronic Frontier Foundation) (E)
Joint submission (see document for full list of signatories) (E)