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 sixth session from 21 August to 1 September 2023 in New York.
Annotated provisional agenda
Draft text of the convention
Word versions of the document can be accessed in the Official Document System.
Chair’s Report of the Fifth 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 sixth session
List of Participants
Report and working document of the coordinator of Group 7, Mr. Terlumun George-Maria Tyendezwa (Nigeria) – Report and working document
The meeting is available on demand on the UN Web TV website. You will find the direct links to the videos of the sixth session here.
The videos are available as long as they are stored in the UN Web TV database.
According to the Road map and mode of work of the Ad Hoc Committee, the Ad Hoc Committee decided at its fifth session to establish a group of 18 experts tasked with ensuring the consistency of the whole text of the convention in all official languages of the United Nations (A/AC.291/20). In accordance with the methodology for conducting the work of the Ad Hoc Committee at its sixth session the consistency group analyses provisions agreed upon ad referendum at the plenary meetings of the Ad Hoc Committee. The group’s recommendations will be considered by the Ad Hoc Committee in the finalization of the draft text of the convention.
The consistency group is coordinated by Claudio Peguero Castillo (Dominican Republic), Vice-Chair of the Ad Hoc Committee. The consistency group is composed of experts nominated by the following Member States: Argentina, Belarus, Burkina Faso, China, Côte d’Ivoire, Ecuador, France, Ghana, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Russian Federation, Singapore, Sudan, United Kingdom, United States and Yemen.
UN Women (E)
United Nations Children's Fund - UNICEF (E)
World Bank (E)
Article 19 and Human Rights Watch (E)
Internet Society (E)
Privacy International (E)
CyberPeace Institute (E)
DB Connect (E)
Electronic Frontier Foundation (E)
Humanity for the World (S)
National Law University (E)
Rashtriya Raksha University (E)
Royal Institute of International Affairs - Chatham House (E)
Stein Schjolberg (E)
Strathmore University (E)