Today, 27 February 2023, Ambassador Dastid KORESHI, Permanent Representative of Albania, signed the Second Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime, on enhanced co-operation and disclosure of electronic evidence. The event took place in Strasbourg in the presence of Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe Bjørn Berge.
The Second Additional Protocol on enhanced co-operation and disclosure of electronic evidence was opened for signature on 12 May 2022 within the framework of an international conference in Strasbourg, France. This legal instrument offers innovative tools, such as direct requests to registrars in other jurisdictions to obtain domain name registration information, direct co-operation with service providers in other jurisdictions to obtain subscriber information, more effective means to obtain subscriber information and traffic data through government-to-government co-operation, expeditious co-operation in emergency situations, joint investigation teams and joint investigations, video conferencing, with a strong system of human rights and rule of law safeguards, including for the protection of personal data.
- Council of Europe: Second Addtional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime (Treaty Office webpage)
- Council of Europe: Second Addtional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime (dedicated webpage)
- Watch the short explainer video on the Second Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime – in English / in French / in Spanish.