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18 October 2019

Activity Details (ID# 31412)  

 
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Title Cybercrime@IPA - Activities under Result 2 in 2011: Harmonisation of legislation 
Description Regional Co-operation in Criminal Justice: Strengthening capacities in the fight against cybercrime - Res. 2: Amendments are drafted to bring relevant legislation fully in line with the EU acquis, the Convention on Cybercrime (CETS 185) and its Protocol on Xenophobia and Racism (CETS 189), and thus ensure harmonisation of legislation within the Western Balkans and Turkey

1) Regional workshop on legislation (Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 24-25 March) 
Status Completed 
Date 01/01/2011 - 31/12/2011 
Location Not applicable, Others
Countries CoE Members: Albania / Bosnia and Herzegovina / Croatia / Montenegro / Serbia / ''the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia'' / Turkey
Regions: South-East Europe
Others: Kosovo*
  Multilateral
  Joint Programme Activity - CyberCrime@IPA
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP CyberCrime@IPA - Regional Cooperation in Criminal Justice: Strengthening capacities in the fight against cybercrime    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 1 - 2010/DGHL/JP/2467   Regional Cooperation in Criminal Justice: Strengthening capacities in the fight against cybercrime (CyberCrime@IPA)
Expected Result 1.2 - Harmonisation of legislation. Amendments are drafted to bring relevant legislation fully in line with the EU acquis, in particular the Convention on Cybercrime (CETS 185) and its Protocol on Xenophobia and Racism (CETS 189), and thus ensure harmonisation of legislation within Western Balkans and Turkey
 PoA
Council of Europe Programme of Activities
I – Rule of Law
Line of Action ⇒ II.3 – Countering Threats to the Rule of Law
Programme ☆ II.3.3  Internet Security and Cybercrime

Working Method

Needs Assessment 
Directorate (Service) Human Rights and Legal Affairs (Cooperation - Technical Cooperation Department)
CoE Contact ,   email
Last Modified 20/01/2012 


Activity Synopsis (ID# 31412) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) -Regional review of legislation against the Budapest Convention Cybercrime (CETS 185), the Protocol on Xenophobia and Racism committed through Computer Systems (CETS 189) and of relevant provisions of the Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse (CETS 201)
-Provide advice in related activities to achieve a closer harmonisation (and better international co-operation).
-Provide specific legislative advice during the project on identity and data theft, gathering of electronic evidence and conditions and safeguards.
-Provide specific legislative advice for amending legislation in Serbia and Bosnia Herzegovina 
Output/Results - Advised project countries/areas on the strengthening of legislation and implementing the recommendations for improvement from the Situation Report.
- Identified and discussed the main lacunae in legislation that prevent effective investigation of cybercrime, including money flows on the Internet, cooperation with Internet service providers and international cooperation.
- Discussed challenges in the implementation of the Cybercrime Convention (e.g. procedural safeguards and conditions, preservation orders, computer-related fraud etc.).
- Drafted a report on procedural safeguards and conditions to provide guidance to project areas.
 
Conclusions/Follow Up  
Participants Counterpart authorities of project areas. 
Consultants/Experts Henrik Kaspersen, Netherlands
Markko Kunnapu, Estonia
Terrence Palfrey,UK
Uwe Rassmussen, Denmark
 
CoE Secretariat Cristina Schulman
Marie Agha Wevelsiep
Bohumila Ottova 
Total No. Participants 40 
Last Modified

20/01/2012 




 
  * All reference to Kosovo, whether to the territory, institutions or population, in this text shall be understood in full compliance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 and without prejudice to the status of Kosovo.  
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