New Consolidated Negotiating Document of the Cybercrime Ad Hoc Committee

The Cybercrime Ad Hoc Committee revised the consolidated negotiating document, emphasizing human rights protection under international treaties, with Canada and other member states supporting this stance.

The fourth session of the Cybercrime Ad Hoc Committee focused on amending the consolidated document prepared by the Chair Committee with the support of the Secretariat on November 7th, 2022. The new version was amended and will be further negotiated in the upcoming sessions. In General Provisions, the protection of human rights was highlighted by the EU and its member states, Canada, and the UK, while also emphasising that state parties shall carry out their obligations under international human rights law treaties.