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28 March 2020

Activity Details (ID# 16074)  

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Title 2nd topical workshop on cybercrime - criminal precedural law 
Status Completed 
Date 28/08/2006 - 29/08/2006 
Location Belgrade, Serbia
Countries CoE Members: Serbia
  Joint Programme Activity - PACO-Serbia
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP PACO-Serbia - Project against economic crime    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 3 - 2005/DG1/JP/1624   PACO-Serbia - Improvement of detection and prevention of cyber crime
Expected Result 3.1 - Networking for the implementation of the COE Cybercrime Convention: Co-operation between policy-makers, state bodies, business community, industry (including the international service providers) and civil society strengthened in view of the implementation of the Convention on Cybercrime (ETS 185).
Council of Europe Programme of Activities
Line of Action ⇒ 3 – Building a society based on the Rule of Law
Programme ☆ 3.2  European standards for crime control
Project 2004/DG1/143 Effective measures to fight economic crime
Expected Result 3 Capacities of member states strengthened against corruption and organised crime in central and eastern Europe

Working Method

Organisation of meetings - Seminar 
Directorate (Service) DG I Legal Affairs (Crime Problems Department)
CoE Contact MUSIAŁKOWSKI, Przemysław   email
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Activity Synopsis (ID# 16074) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) The aim of the 2nd WS was to analyze the current legal status of criminal procedure law provisions related to combating Cybercrime in Serbia. With this background, the criminal procedure law provisions laid down in Articles 15-21 of the Convention on Cybercrime were introduced and discussed in details. One of the goals was to discover loopholes in the Serbian criminal procedure law legislation by comparing them to current status of the legislation with the requirements of Convention on Cybercrime. 
Output/Results The following topics were presented:
- Mr. Marco Gercke, Lecturer at the University of Cologne, Germany; Presentations on topic: “An Introduction to the Challenge of Investigating Cybercrime, Procedural Law Provisions in the Convention on Cybercrime and Data Retention vs. Data Preserveration”
- Mr. Phillip Brunst, Max-Planck Institute for foreign and international Criminal Law, Germany; Presentations on topic: “Encryption Technology and Methods to provide anonymous communication – The end of the trace? And Investigating “Illegal Access” – An introduction to Social Engineering Techniques and a demonstration of hacking tools”
- Ms. Ioana Albani, Chief prosecutor, Head of the cybercrime unit,
Directorate for the investigation of organized crime and terrorism, Romania; Presentation on topic;Investigation Cybercrime – The Romanian Experience (With a Focus on the effect of new investigation instruments implemented within the ratification of the Convention on Cybercrime)”
- Mr. Branko Stamenkovic, Deputy of the District Public Prosecutor Office in Belgrade; Presentation on topic: “Investigating Cybercrime in Serbia – Case Study”
- Mr. Denis Bećirić, Investigative judge, Second municipal Court in Belgrade; Presentation on topic: “Investigating Cybercrime in Serbia – Case Study”
- Mr. Milan Škulić, Secretary General, Secretariat for Implementation of the National Judicial Reform Strategy in the Republic of Serbia; Presentation on topic: “The Cybercrime-related Provisions in the new Criminal Procedural Code”

Mr. Milan Škulić presented the current possibilities in combating cybercrime related to the new CPC. He also presentated a draft amendment of Article 155 of the CPC, which will improve possibilities in combating cybercrime – using of the special means and techniques (draft Law on Amending of CPC is under preparation). With regard to cybercrime, he stressed that all other necessary amendments in relation with the provisions of the Cybercrime Convention would be taken into account after the providing of the expertise, which will be provided upon ratification of the Convention under the Project. 
Conclusions/Follow Up In order to harmonize the provisions of the Cybercrime Convention with the Criminal Code and Criminal Procedure Code, an expertise on harmonization should be provided after the ratification of the Convention. 
Participants • Peter BACH, European Agency for Reconstruction
• Bernd MESSERSCHMIDT, Twinning Project, Capacity Building and Strengthening of the Ministry of Justice of republic Serbia
• Dušica BULATOVIĆ, City Misdemeanour Court
• Ivana VLAOVIĆ, City Misdemeanour Court
• Slavica KAJGANIĆ, City Misdemeanour Court
• Ljiljana BONDŽIĆ, City Misdemeanour Court
• Jasna UČAJEV, City Misdemeanour Court
• Vesna VESELINOVIĆ, Supreme Court of Serbia
• Gordana ZIVLAKOVIĆ, Customs Administration
• Milan VUJOVIĆ, Customs Administration
• Ivona OBERKNEŽE, Customs Administration
• Zoran ĐOKIĆ, Ministry of Interior
• Saša ŽIVANOVIĆ, Ministry of Interior
• Nenad KUTLEŠIĆ, Ministry of Interior
• Mitar ĐURAŠKOVIĆ, Ministry of Interior
• Željko GAČIĆ, Ministry of Interior
• Bojan PEROVIĆ Ministry of Justice
• Rade DRAGOVIĆ, Ministry of Justice
• Zoran VUCELJA, Municipal Prosecutor of Zrenjanin
• Đorđe IGNJATOVIĆ, Law Faculty Belgrade
• Branislav TATIĆ, Deputy Prosecutor – Zrenjanin
• Slobodan ČIHORIĆ Police Department – Zrenjanin
• Svetlana KOVAČEVIĆ, Second Municipal Court Belgrade
• Rajko ATANACKOVIĆ, Ministry of Justice
• Saša DRECUN, Second Municipal Public Prosecutor’s Office
• Vladimir UROŠEVIĆ, Ministry of Interior
Consultants/Experts Mr. Marco Gercke
Mr. Phillip Brunst
Ms. Ioana Albani
Mr. Branko Stamenkovic
Mr. Denis Bećirić
Mr. Milan Škulić 
CoE Secretariat Przemysław MUSIAŁKOWSKI, Fabienne SCHEAFFER-LOPEZ 
Total No. Participants 32 
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