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Nigeria invited to join the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime

11 July 2017 Strasbourg, France

Yesterday, Nigeria was invited to accede to the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime. This is the result of number of years of cooperation between Nigerian authorities and the Council of Europe. In total, 55 States are now Parties and another 14 States have either signed or been invited to accede....

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Cybercrime@EAP III: Law enforcement and cyber security teams cooperation seminar

5 - 7 July 2017 Minsk, Belarus

In the world of today, increasing number of attacks against computer systems and data is a growing concern for both cyber security professionals and the law enforcement. Attacks against critical infrastructure, whether government-owned or private, represent particular concern for both...

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iPROCEEDS: Meeting on Public-private cooperation for fighting cybercrime and online crime proceeds

29 June 2017 Pristina, Kosovo*

Cooperation between criminal justice authorities and private sector entities is essential to protect society against cybercrime. The Joint project of the European Union and Council of Europe – iPROCEEDS has supported the organisation of a meeting on “Public-private cooperation for fighting...

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GLACY+ : First responders course to be integrated in the basic training program for officers of the Gendarmerie from West African countries

19-26 June 2017 Dakar, Senegal

Two experts from the Council of Europe delivered a course on electronic evidence to 31 officers in training at the "l’Ecole des officiers de la gendarmerie nationale" (EOGN) in Dakar, Senegal: 2 officers from Gabon, 2 officers from Guinea, 2 officers from Madagascar and 26 officers from Senegal,...

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