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Status regarding Budapest Convention

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Cybercrime policies/strategies

Samoa is in the process of reviewing the national legislation on cybercrime and electronic evidence and expressed interest in harmonizing it with the international standards provided under the Budapest Convention. In this respect, Samoa has expressed the need to receive advice on the ongoing process of reforming its cybercrime and electronic evidence legislation with the aim of formalizing the request to accession to the Budapest Convention.

The Government of Samoa through the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology  adopted the National Cybersecurity Strategy 2016-2021. The goals set out in the strategy aims to strengthen existing cyber systems and critical infrastructure sectors, support economic growth and protect the public in terms of connectivity to each other and to the rest of the world.

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