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Liechtenstein ratifies Budapest Convention

28 January 2016 Strasbourg

Liechtenstein has deposited the instrument of ratification to the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime. The number of Parties to this treaty thus increases to 48. An another 18 are signatories or have been invited to accede. Treaty Office website

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World Economic Forum: private sector to promote Budapest Convention

27/01/2016 Bucharest

Cybercrime – branded by the World Economic Forum as among the “top ten global risks” in 2015 – was a key theme of the 2016 Forum in Davos. Speakers welcomed a set of WEF recommendations on public/private partnership to address cybercrime. These call on public and private sectors to promote the...

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GLACY: Advisory mission to Sri Lanka on Cybercrime Reporting Systems and Interagency/Public-Private Cooperation

12-14 January 2016 Colombo, Sri Lanka

The GLACY project, with the participation of experts from the International Cyber Security Protection Alliance, has completed an assessment and advisory mission to Colombo, Sri Lanka, on the topics of cybercrime reporting systems and current modalities for interagency and public-private...

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New project iPROCEEDS to be launched

18/12/2015 Strasbourg

The European Union and the Council of Europe signed an agreement on a new 5.6 million Euro project on the confiscation of proceeds from online crime in South-eastern Europe. iPROCEEDS will have a duration of 42 months and be implemented by the Cybercrime Programme Office of the Council of Europe...

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CyberCrime@EAP II: Second International Meeting

22/12/2015 Bucharest

A new international event under the CyberCrime@EAP II project on “Improving International Cooperation on Cybercrime in the Eastern Partnership Region” took place from 14 to 16 of December, 2015, in Tbilisi, Georgia. It was a second in a series of three international meetings on the topic, which...

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Voluntary contribution to Cybercrime@Octopus project

08/12/2015 Strasbourg, France

Monaco made a voluntary contribution to the Cybercrime@OCTOPUS project. The project started in January 2014 and is to support Octopus conferences, capacity building activities as well as the work of the Cybercrime Convention Committee (T-CY).

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Cybercrime@EAP III: New project on public/private cooperation

26 November 2015 Bucharest, Romania

The Council of Europe and the European Union are launching a new action on cybercrime in the Eastern Partnership region. Cybercrime@EAP III is aimed at improving the cooperation between criminal justice authorities and service providers in specific criminal investigations and with the necessary...

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GLACY expertise at the 4th Meeting of African Gendarmeries

23 November 2015 Dakar, Senegal

African Gendarmeries today meet for the 4th consecutive year in Dakar, Senegal. This is followed by an International Forum on Cybercrime on 24 November. The two events reflect the consensus that international cooperation is crucial for the capacity of African countries to effectively counter...

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Belarus: Harmonising legislation with the Budapest Convention

headline November 11-12, 2015 Bucharest

The Council of Europe, under the Cybercrime@EAP II joint project with the European Union, supported a workshop aimed at promoting “the harmonisation of Belarusian legislation with the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime”. Discussions and practical examples underlined the link between domestic...

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Cybercrime strategies in the ASEAN region

11-12 November 2015 Manila, Philippines

The Office of Cybercrime of the Department of Justice of the Philippines holds a regional conference on cybercrime and cybersecurity strategies for countries of the ASEAN region. The event takes place on 11 and 12 November in Manila with the support of the Council of Europe’s Cybercrime@Octopus...

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