GPD gives feedback on New Zealand’s approach to cybercrime convention negotiations

7 Oct 2021

GPD has responded to a public consultation by the New Zealand government, which asked for feedback on its draft principles and objectives for negotiating a new UN convention on cybercrime.

In our submission, we emphasise the importance of the effective protection of human rights as a principle underpinning New Zealand’s approach, and recommend greater specificity with regards to terminology included in the principles and objectives. We also provide procedural recommendations to support an inclusive drafting process.

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