Open-ended intergovernmental expert group to conduct a comprehensive study of the problem of cybercrime

Vienna, 27-29 March 2019

In accordance with resolution 65/230 entitled "Twelfth United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice", endorsing the Salvador Declaration, the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ) established an open-ended intergovernmental expert group, to conduct a comprehensive study of the problem of cybercrime and responses to it by Member States, the international community and the private sector, including the exchange of information on national legislation, best practices, technical assistance and international cooperation, with a view to examining options to strengthen existing and to propose new national and international legal or other responses to cybercrime.

The first meeting of the open-ended intergovernmental expert group to conduct a comprehensive study of the problem of cybercrime was held from 17 to 21 January 2011. The second meeting of the expert group was held from 25 to 28 February 2013, the third meeting of the expert group took place from 10 to 13 April 2017 and the fourth meeting took place from 3 to 5 April 2018.

At its fourth meeting, the expert group adopted the workplan of the expert group for the period 2018-2021 and discussed the topics of legislation and frameworks and criminalization. In accordance with the workplan, in 2019 the expert group will discuss the topics of law enforcement and investigation and electronic evidence and criminal justice; in 2020, it will discuss international cooperation and prevention. Moreover, no later than 2021, the expert group will hold a stocktaking meeting to discuss its future work.

The fifth meeting of the expert group took place from 27 to 29 March 2019 in Vienna, Austria.

Message from the Chair: Morning sessions will begin at 10 a.m. sharp and for this purpose participants are encouraged to be in the meeting room at 9:50 a.m. 

Practical Information

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Information Note for Participants

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Meeting Documentation

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UNODC/CCPCJ/EG.4/2019/1

Annotated Provisional Agenda

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List of Participants

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UNODC/CCPCJ/EG.4/2018/CRP.1

Work plan of the Open-ended intergovernmental expert group meeting on Cybercrime for the period 2018-2021, based on Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice resolution 26/4

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UNODC/CCPCJ/EG.4/2019/2

Report on the meeting of the Open-ended intergovernmental Expert Group to Conduct a Comprehensive Study on Cybercrime, held in Vienna from 3 to 5 April 2018

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Other relevant documentation

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Comments from Member States received in accordance with the workplan for the period 2018-2021. Reproduced as received (Status: 6 March 2019)

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Comments from Member States received in accordance with the workplan for the period 2018-2021. Reproduced as received (Status: 12 March 2019)

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Other comments from Member States in accordance with the workplan for the period 2018-2021 received after the extended deadline of 8 March 2019. Reproduced as received

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Comments from Observers received in accordance with the workplan for the period 2018-2021. Reproduced as received (Status: 6 March 2019)

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 Practical Guide on Electronic Evidence

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Presentations by expert panellists - reproduced as received

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Mr. Shenkuo WU
China
 Capacity building for the fight against cybercrime: a case study from China   PDF
Ms. Ioana Albani
Romania
Law enforcement and investigations PDF
Mr. Martin Gershanik
Argentina
 Argentina: Law enforcement and investigations PDF
Pedro Verdelho
Portugal 
 Law enforcement and investigations PDF
 Mr. Anton Kurdyukov
Russian Federation
The practice of counteraction to crimes committed with the use of information and communication technologies. New challenges and prospects PDF

 

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Mr. Xiaofei Zhai
China
  The role of electronic evidence: a case study and recommendations PDF
Ms. Markko Kunnapu
Estonia
Electronic evidence and criminal justice PDF 
Ms. Camila Bosch
Chile
Electronic evidence and criminal justice  PDF
Mr. Giuseppe Corasaniti
Italy
The Italian cybercrime scenarios and the international investigation problems  PDF
Mr. Vadim Smekhnov
Russian Federation
Combatting cyber criminal activity in Russia and abroad PDF 
Ms. Briony Daley Whitworth
Australia
Working with industry: a policy perspective PDF