In relation to the work of the Ad Hoc Committee to Elaborate a Comprehensive International Convention on Countering the Use of Information and Communications Technologies for Criminal Purposes, reference is made to paragraph 10 of resolution 75/282, in which the General Assembly encouraged 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.
At its session on organizational matters, on 24 February 2022, the Ad Hoc Committee, recalling paragraph 9 of General Assembly resolution 75/282 of 26 May2021, decided to approve the participation of the Institut de diplomatie publique in the Ad Hoc Committee ( see Annex I, Decision I, Report of the Ad Hoc Committee to Elaborate aComprehensive International Convention on Countering the Use of Information and Communications Technologies for Criminal Purposes on its session on organizational matters held on 24 February 2022 ).
We are keen to know your thoughts on its contents including comments on the text an list of offences.
As previously mentioned, HMG’s UN Cyber Treaty Team invited Dr. O. Weretelnik to attend a consultation on the UK’s preparations for the next session of the UN Cybercrime Treaty Ad Hoc Committee (AHC).
We would also be interested in hearing views of the members of the Institut de diplomatie publique on the chapters for discussion at the AHC’s third session (on which a second submission is due on 1 July), the process for multistakeholder engagement in the AHC or anything else our members would like to raise.