No consensus for the UN Cybercrime Treaty | The Concluding Session of the Ad Hoc Committee on Cybercrime 2024
The concluding session of the Ad Hoc Committee on Cybercrime ended, but an additional session awaits as consensus has not been reached.
The concluding session of the Ad Hoc Committee on Cybercrime has ended, but a consensus has not been reached.
The Chair of the Ad Hoc Committee and the Secretariat submitted a draft decision to the General Assembly stating that the Ad Hoc Committee on Cybercrime will hold an additional session with a date yet to be decided. The additional session will last up to 10 days, and it aims to conclude and provide the draft convention at the General Assembly at the seventy-eighth session. Responses from delegations were mixed, to mention some Russia is pushing for two rounds of informal sessions before holding the additional session. At the same time, Lichtenstein stressed that having the additional session will significantly impact financial and personal capabilities.
Stay tuned for our final blog post, where we delve deeper into the nuances of the UN Cybercrime Convention. More insightful analysis of its context awaits!