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UN Crime Congress calls for more capacity building on cybercrime

17/04/2015 Doha

The United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice adopted this week the Doha Declaration which outlines UN crime policies for the next five years. The Congress underlined the need for effective measures against cybercrime and endeavoured "to provide long-term technical...

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Council of Europe at Global Conference on CyberSpace 2015

16/04/2015 The Hague

The Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjørn Jagland has addressed today the opening session of this conference, which aims at discussing the most important developments in cyberspace, and issues ranging from Internet governance and multi-stakeholder co-operation, freedom and privacy...

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Council of Europe refers Bosnia and Herzegovina to FATF´s International Cooperation Review Group for insufficient progress on amendments to anti-money laundering legislation

15/04/2015 Strasbourg

The Anti-Money laundering Committee ( MONEYVAL) has decided to refer Bosnia and Herzegovina to the International Cooperation Review Group (ICRG) process of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) for failing to make sufficient progress in amending its legislation to remedy outstanding deficiencies...

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The anti-torture Committee issues a report on its 2014 visit in Spain

09/04/2015 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe's Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) publishes today the report on its visit to Spain which took place in July 2014 as well as the response of the Spanish authorities. The purpose of the 2014 visit to Spain was to...

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The Committee of Ministers adopts the Recommandation CM/Rec(2015)6 on the free, transboundary flow of information on the Internet

02/04/2015 Strasbourg

The Recommendation contains a set of principles for the free transboundary flow of information on the Internet, underlining the protection of the right to privacy, the right to freedom of expression and the right to assembly and association in compliance with Articles 8, 10 and 11 of the European...

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