OCTOPUS Conference 2016 OCTOPUS Conference 2016
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The Council of Europe helps to protect societies worldwide from the threat of cybercrime through the Convention on Cybercrime and its Protocol on Xenophobia and Racism, the Cybercrime Convention Committee (T-CY) and the technical cooperation programmes on cybercrime.
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iPROCEEDS: Advisory mission and workshop on online fraud and other cybercrime reporting mechanisms

15-16 March 2017 Ankara, Turkey

An advisory mission and workshop on online fraud and other cybercrime reporting mechanisms, took place in Ankara, Turkey, from 15 to 16 of March 2017. The mission aimed to visit investigation and police authorities, communications regulator and/or one or several of the Internet service providers...

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T-CY visit to Costa Rica

headline 17 March 2017 San José, Costa Rica

Vice-President of Costa Rica, Ana Helena Chacon announced Costa Rica is about to accede to the Budapest Convention. This will help the country to address child abuse, problems of jurisdictions and other challenges to human rights and the rule of law in cyberspace. She shared her views on the...

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Ratification by Monaco and signature by San Marino of the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime

17 March 2017 Strasbourg, France

Today, Monaco deposited the instrument of ratification and San Marino signed the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime. With the signature of San Marino, 46 out of 47 Member States of the Council of Europe have either signed or ratified the Budapest Convention. In total, 53 States are now Parties and...

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iPROCEEDS: Workshops on inter-agency and international cooperation for search, seizure and confiscation of online crime proceeds

15-16 March 2017 Tirana, Albania

As cybercrime investigations are rarely accompanied by financial investigations and vice versa, there is a need for more effective inter-agency cooperation between all these institutions, which are expected to have the strongest impact on the search, seizure and confiscation of online crime...

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