Action against economic crime

Project on Cybercrime


Workshop on Cybercrime legislation and training of judges

 

17-18 December 2007, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

organised by the Ministry of Justice of Bulgaria

in cooperation with the Council of Europe

 

Objective:

  To review the effectiveness of the existing legislation on cybercrime. This includes an assessment of the current legislation against the provisions of the Convention on Cybercrime which  Bulgaria ratified in 2005 and the preparation of proposals for further improvements of the legislation

To train judges in the application of current cybercrime legislation. This includes their participation in the review of the current legislation, raising awareness of cybercrime, presentations and discussions on the investigation, prosecution and adjudication of cybercrime, the gathering of electronic evidence and proposals for future training for judges 

Participation:

  Representatives from the Ministry of Justice, Prosecution and Ministry of Interior (National Service Organised Crime) involved in cybercrime and legislation

Judges and criminal justice officials from Bulgaria, “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”, Romania and Serbia

Conclusions:

At the closure of the workshop participants adopted a set of conclusions.

Presentations:

 

Cybercrime threats (Alexander Seger)

New threats (Marco Gercke)

The Convention on Cybercrime (Alexander Seger)

Implementation of the Convention in Bulgaria (Marco Gercke)

Implementation in Romania and other countries (Cristina Schulman)

Procedural measures (Alexander Seger)

Electronic evidence in court (Fedes Insa/Carmen Lazaro, CYBEX)

International cooperation (Cristina Schulman)

 

 



 
INFORMATION

Programme

 
DOCUMENTS

Conclusions

CYBEX study on electronic evidence

 
LINKS

Cybercrime Convention Committee
The Convention on Cybercrime
The Protocol on Xenophobia and Racism

Country profiles on cybercrime legislation

 
CONTACT
Alexander Seger
Department of Information Society and Action against Crime

Directore of Co-operation

Directorate General of Human Rights and Legal Affairs,
Council of Europe, 67075 Strasbourg CEDEX, France
Tel +33-3-9021-4506
Fax +33-3-9021-5650
e-mail: alexander.seger@coe.int