Second Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime on enhanced cooperation and disclosure of electronic evidence

December 7
3:00 pm 
 (CET)
Online
IAP

Webinar by the IAP, the GLACY+ project of the Council of Europe and the European Commission and the Octopus project of the Council of Europe.

A series of webinars jointly organised by the IAP and the Council of Europe on the Second Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime on enhanced cooperation and disclosure of electronic evidence from May to December 2021.

The third thematic webinar to be organised on 7th of December 2021 will focus specifically on the new procedures for giving effect to orders from another party for expedited production of subscriber information and traffic data, as foreseen in the 2nd Additional Protocol to the Budapest Convention.

We strongly recommend to register as soon as possible, using your professional email address, if possible. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions to travel and physical meetings, the event will take place online via the Bluejeans Events platform. The webinar will be held in Engllsh and the discussion will be recorded.

The topic
Cybercrime is a threat to human rights, democracy and the rule of law. Criminal justice authorities are confronted with a continuous increase in the scale and quantity of cybercrime and other offences involving electronic evidence, with associated technical challenges, with issues related to cloud computing and jurisdiction, including links to organised crime, and with challenges facing the system of mutual legal assistance. The COVID-19 pandemic is accompanied by further proliferation of cybercrime.

This underlines the need for effective criminal justice action, making use of frameworks such as the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime and additional solutions, including those being developed for the 2nd Additional Protocol[1] to permit instant cooperation in urgent and emergency situations subject to human rights and rule of law safeguards.

The International Association of Prosecutors, the GLACY+ project of the Council of Europe and the European Commission and the Octopus project of the Council of Europe are co-organising a series of thematic webinars to exchange views and share experiences on the existing and new forms of cooperation for effective access to electronic evidence, as well as solutions proposed by the 2nd Additional Protocol to the Budapest Convention.

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