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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.

Council of Europe marks Human Rights Day and 70 years of the European Convention on Human Rights

9 December 2019 Strasbourg, France

The Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Marija Pejčinović Burić, and the President of the Parliamentary Assembly, Liliane Maury Pasquier, issued a joint statement to mark Human Rights Day (10 December) and the 70th anniversary of the European Convention on Human Rights in 2020: ...

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GLACY+: 5th Americas Working Group Meeting on Cybercrime for Heads of Cybercrime Units

11-14 November 2019 Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

GLACY+ Project together with Cyber Americas Project and the Dominican Republic National Police co-organized the 5th INTERPOL Americas Working Group Meeting on Cybercrime for Heads of Units on 11-14 November 2019 in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The event was attended by 48 participants -...

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New project: iPROCEEDS-2 to be launched

6 December 2019 Strasbourg, France

Following exchange of signatures between the European Union and the Council of Europe in December 2019, the joint project of European Union and Council of Europe on targeting crime proceeds on the Internet in South-eastern Europe and Turkey – iPROCEEDS-2 – will commence on 1 January 2020 and will...

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CyberSouth Judicial Network

03-04 December 2019 Lisbon, Portugal

The Council of Europe, within the framework of CyberSouth project and with the support of the Prosecutor General’s Office of Portugal organised on 3-4 December 2019, the first meeting of Cyber South Judicial Network that took place at the Prosecutor General's Office, in Lisbon, Portugal....

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iPROCEEDS: Pilot Training on Cryptocurrency and Dark web Investigation

2-6 December 2019 Bucharest, Romania

The Dark web is becoming increasingly a place where illegal activity thrives, while criminals operate in perceived anonymity. Reportedly, almost 30% of hidden services on Tor relate to some form of illicit activity, such as selling illicit drugs, weapons, compromised data, counterfeit documents,...

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