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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, the fourth meeting took place from 3 to 5 April 2018 and the fifth meeting took place from 27-29 March 2019.
At its fourth meeting, the expert group adopted the workplan of the expert group for the period 2018-2021. In accordance with the workplan, in 2020, the EGM will discuss international cooperation and prevention. Moreover, no later than 2021, the expert group will hold a stocktaking meeting to discuss the preliminary conclusions and recommendations emanating from the work done by the EGM in period 2018-2020 and its future work.
The sixth meeting of the expert group took place from 27-29 July 2020 in Vienna, Austria.
The seventh meeting of the expert group took place from 6-8 April 2021 in Vienna, Austria.
Organization of work for the seventh session of the open-ended intergovernmental expert group to conduct a comprehensive study on the problem of cybercrime (6-8 April 2021) in view of COVID-19 restrictions
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Annotated provisional agenda
Compilation of all preliminary conclusions and recommendations suggested by Member States during the meetings of the Expert Group to Conduct a Comprehensive Study on Cybercrime held in 2018, 2019 and 2020
List of Participants
Report of the seventh session of the Expert Group to Conduct a Comprehensive Study on Cybercrime held in Vienna on 6-8 April 2021
General Assembly Resolution 65/230
CCPCJ Resolution 26/4
Chair’s proposal for the 2018–2021 work plan of the Open-ended intergovernmental expert group meeting on cybercrime, based on Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice resolution 26/4
Comments from Member States received in accordance with the workplan for the period 2018-2021. Reproduced as received (Status: 22 March 2021)
Comments from Observers received in accordance with the workplan for the period 2018-2021. Reproduced as received (Status: 22 March 2021)
Comments from Member States in accordance with the workplan for the period 2018-2021 received after the extended deadline of 19 March 2021. Reproduced as received
Comments from Observers in accordance with the workplan for the period 2018-2021 received after the extended deadline of 19 March 2021. Reproduced as received