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: Regional Workshop on Reporting Mechanisms: International Good Practices

25 November 2016 Tirana, Albania

A regional workshop on reporting mechanisms of online fraud and other cybercrime took place in Tirana, Albania. The meeting was attended by representatives of prosecutors, cybercrime, financial intelligence and financial investigators units as well as by representatives of Ombudsperson's offices,...

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Malabo and Budapest Convention: Towards complementarity

A GLACY+ study comparing the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime and the African Union's Malabo Convention on Cyber Security and Data Protection underscores "the complementarity of both treaties. This means building on the political commitment of African leaders to take on the challenge of...

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iPROCEEDS and EAP III: International Meeting on Cooperation with Multinational Service Providers

Cooperation between criminal justice authorities and private sector entities, including in particular multinational service providers, is essential to protect society against crime. Such cooperation concerns primarily access by police and prosecution services to data held by service providers for...

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EAP III: Regulatory efforts on public-private cooperation in Georgia and international Cyber Security event

09-10 November 2016 Tbilisi, Georgia

Georgian authorities have been active in the area of addressing and regulating public-private cooperation on cybercrime and electronic evidence for a fairly long time. Georgia was one of the first countries of the region to adopt and implement the Memorandum of Cooperation between the law...

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