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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Accession by Senegal to the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime and its Protocol on Xenophobia and Racism

16 December 2016 Strasbourg, France

Senegal deposited the instrument of accession and became the 51st State Party to the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime. Another 16 have either signed or been invited to accede. Senegal also deposited the instrument of accession to the Protocol on Xenophobia and Racism. 26 States are now Party to...

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Skopje: Inter-Agency and International Cooperation for Search, Seizure and Confiscation of Online Crime Proceeds

15-16 December 2016 Skopje, “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”

Strengthening inter-agency and international cooperation and information sharing between cybercrime units, financial investigation units and financial intelligence units as well as between competent authorities for judicial cooperation in search, seizure and confiscation of online crime proceeds...

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iPROCEEDS: Regional workshop on Money Laundering Risks related to New Technologies

12-13 December, 2016 Bucharest, Romania

The attractiveness of virtual currencies for criminal use is determined by the possibility to transfer large units of values anonymously and quickly across the borders, avoiding reporting procedures imposed by financial institutions in compliance with the anti-money laundering (AML) regulations....

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Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Romania and the C-PROC

The Foreign Minister of Romania, Mr. Lazar Comanescu, signed on 5 December 2016 on behalf of the Romanian Executive the Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Romania and the Cybercrime Programme Office of the Council of Europe (C-PROC). On behalf of the Council of Europe, the...

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