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Participation of multi-stakeholders in the sessions of the Ad Hoc Committee

Modalities of the participation of multi-stakeholders in the Ad Hoc Committee

Please find general information on the 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 Communications Technologies for Criminal Purposes in n Annex II to document A/AC.291/6.

It may also be relevant to consult the roadmap and mode of work for the Ad Hoc Committee, in Annex II to document A/AC.291/7.

Participation in the sessions of the Committee

Interested global and regional intergovernmental organizations, including United Nations bodies, specialized agencies and funds, as well as functional commissions of the Economic and Social Council (as per paragraph 7 of General Assembly resolution 75/282) and non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (as per paragraph 8 of General Assembly resolution 75/282) that expressed an interest in participating in the sessions of the Ad Hoc Committee receive invitations to the sessions. 

If your organization (as per paragraphs 7 or 8 of General Assembly resolution 75/282) has not yet expressed an interest and wishes to participate in the sessions of the Ad Hoc Committee you are kindly requested to contact the secretariat at cybercrimeahc@un.org.

Other interested relevant non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, academic institutions and private sector organizations (as per paragraph 9 of General Assembly resolution 75/282), which were approved by the Ad Hoc Committee (see Annex I to document A/AC.291/6) have also been invited to participate in the sessions. The call for interest for these organizations has closed.

Intersessional consultations with multi-stakeholders

In paragraph 10 of its resolution 75/282, the General Assembly decided to encourage the Chair of the Ad Hoc Committee to host intersessional consultations to solicit inputs from a diverse range of stakeholders on the elaboration of the draft convention.

 The schedule of the intersessional consultations is contained in the roadmap and mode of work for the Ad Hoc Committee, in Annex II to document A/AC.291/7.

 You can find more information about the intersessional consultations, which already took place, on the following pages: 

Submission of written materials

Multi-stakeholder organizations may submit written materials. Such submissions should be limited to 2,000 words. The submissions will be posted, in their original language, on the website of the Ad Hoc Committee. 

Contact

Any questions can be directed to the secretariat of the Ad Hoc Committee at cybercrimeahc@un.org.