Continuing the series of activities dedicated to the strengthening of the 24/7 Points of Contact established under the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime and to the use of this communication channel, the Joint Project of the European Union and the Council of Europe – iPROCEEDS-2 organized an online domestic workshop and hands-on simulation for improvement of the set-up, competencies and procedures of the Albanian contact point, on 15 October 2020.
The workshop gathered representatives of the 24/7 Point of Contact in Albania from the Cybercrime Unit of the Albanian State Police, representatives of the Directorate for Economic and Financial Crimes Department of the Albanian State Police and the Ministry of Justice.
Aiming at raising awareness on 24/7 Points of Contact in Albania and to assess the use of the templates for requesting data as well as to identify new tools for improving the communication among the members of the Network, the workshop combined the presentations and in-depth discussions with hands-on exercises. Furthermore, the legal and procedural gaps in the organization and functioning of the Albanian 24/7 Contact Point were addressed and recommendation were provided as to meet the national needs for international cooperation and harmonization with the international best practices.
The workshop was conducted and moderated by a Council of Europe international expert, with high expertise in the field.
- iPROCEEDS-2 project webpage