In paragraph 2 of resolution 74/247, the General Assembly decided to establish the Ad Hoc Committee to Elaborate a Comprehensive International Convention on Countering the Use of Information and Communications Technologies for Criminal Purposes. Furthermore, in paragraph 10 of resolution 75/282, the General Assembly further 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.
In accordance with resolution 75/282 and the “Road map and mode of work for the Ad Hoc Committee”, annexed to the report of the first session of the Ad Hoc Committee, and paragraph 4 of the “Modalities of the participation of multi-stakeholders in the Ad Hoc Committee”, annexed to the report of the Ad Hoc Committee’s session on organizational matters, the fourth intersessional consultation will be held on 6 and 7 March 2023 in Vienna, Austria.
You can find more information about the participation of multi-stakeholders in the sessions of the Ad Hoc Committee here.
The meetings of the fourth intersessional consultation will held in English only from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and from 3:00 p.m. to 6 p.m., CET Vienna local time.
The meetings of the fourth intersessional consultation will be held in a hybrid format by which the delegations could participate in the meeting in person, through MS Teams, or by both means.
The meeting will be available live and on demand on the UN Web TV website. You will find the direct links to the webcast of the meeting here:
6 March 2023: Morning meeting - Afternoon meeting
7 March 2023: Morning meeting - Afternoon meeting
The videos are available as long as they are stored in the UN Web TV database.
Access to the meeting
The fourth intersessional consultation will be held in Boardroom D, C-Building, 4th floor of the Vienna International Centre (VIC). The link for participants joining remotely will be shared with registered participants shortly before the event.
The registration of delegates for the meeting will be held on the self-registration platform Indico. The registration process will be open until from Monday, 6 February until Friday, 3 March 2023 6 p.m., New York time.
Participants may collect their conference badge at the Pass Office at Gate 1 of the Vienna International Center by presenting a valid photo ID from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Those delegates, who possess a valid Permanent Mission grounds pass may use it to enter the premises.
COVID-19 General safety measures at the VIC.
You can find the latest COVID-19 information for your stay in Vienna on the website of the Vienna Tourist Board.
International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) (presentation - statement)
United Nations International Computing Centre
Initiative Center to Support Social Action “Ednannia”
International Chamber of Commerce
Global Forum on Cyber Expertise
Ohaha Family Foundation
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
Aim Education & Research Society
Centre for Human Rights and Climate Change Research
The call has closed.
Representatives of relevant multi-stakeholders are invited to serve as panellists on one of the panels of the fourth intersessional consultation. A call for panellists for the fourth intersessional consultation was sent via email to all relevant multi-stakeholders on 31 January 2023 with an application period until close of business of Friday, 10 February 2023. Requests will be taken into account based on geographical and gender balance and further information will be provided to the selected panellists in due course. Relevant multi-stakeholder of the Ad Hoc Committee that have not received the call for panellists may contact the secretariat at cybercrimeAHC@un.org.
For more information on the mandates relating to the intersessional consultations and modalities of the participation of multi-stakeholders in the Committee, reference is made to paragraph 10 of resolution 75/282, the “Road map and mode of work for the Ad Hoc Committee”, approved by the Ad Hoc Committee at its first session (available here), and paragraph 4 of the “Modalities of the participation of multi-stakeholders in the Ad Hoc Committee” (available here) on the organization of intersessional consultations.