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10 December 2019

Activity Details (ID# 31414)  

 
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Title Cybercrime@IPA - Activities under Result 3 in 2011: Enhanced regional and international co-operation 
Description Regional Co-operation in Criminal Justice: Strengthening capacities in the fight against cybercrime - Res. 3: Enhanced regional and international law enforcement and judicial co-operation against cybercrime based on Chapter III of the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime

1) Regional Conference on International Judicial Cooperation (16-17 May 2011, Dubrovnik)
2) Regional Workshop on specialised prosecution departments, high-tech crime units and 24/7 points of contact (13-15 September 2011, Budva)
3) G8 Training Conference for 24/7 points of Contact (7-10 November 2011, Rome)
4) Octopus Conference (21-24 November 2011, Strasbourg)
 
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 1.3 - Enhanced regional and international law enforcement and judicial cooperation against cybercrime based on Chapter III of the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime
 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# 31414) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) -Enhanced regional and international law enforcement and judicial cooperation against cybercrime based on Chapter III of the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime:
-Provide advice on the institutional set up, responsibilities and authority of 24/7 points contact in line with article 35 of the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime;
-Provide advice on the set up of high-tech crime units and specialised prosecution departments, including study visits and other opportunities for the exchange of information;
-Strengthen participation of high-tech crime units in the Interpol network of National Central Reference Points for cybercrime;
-Organise regional and international training meetings for 24/7 points of contact and high-tech crime units with regard to international law enforcement cooperation and information exchange; 
Output/Results - Identified the main difficulties encountered in international cooperation against cybercrime, and action was taken where the 24/7 contact point has not been yet established.
- Increased the visibility of the 24/7 network in the region.
- Discussed ways of increasing the efficiency of the 24/7 network as well as synergies with other channels e.g. EUROJUST, Interpol, GPEN etc.
- Drafted jointly with the European Union Cybercrime Task Force (EUCTF) a good practice study on specialised cybercrime units.
 
Conclusions/Follow Up - Establishment of a Pilot Centre in Croatia with the support of the project. A bilateral meeting/ visit organised in Croatia to discuss the details and next steps.
- Organize a Train the Trainers event on Judicial Training
- Continue to support the 24/7 network of points of contact and support efforts to increase its effectiveness 
Participants Counterpart authorities of project areas. 
Consultants/Experts Nigel Jones, UK;
Pedro Verdelho, Portugal
 
CoE Secretariat Cristina Schulman
Mustafa Ferati
Alexander Seger
 
Total No. Participants 250 
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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