The aim of this training is to enhance the skill level of investigators from the countries of South-Eastern Europe (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia), who deal with highly complex computer crimes, as well as computer related crimes with an emphasis on digital forensics.
The OSCE Strategic Police Matters Unit, in cooperation with the German Federal Criminal Police Office (Bundeskriminalamt), has arranged for 17 police investigators from the Balkan region to participate in a one-week cybercrime forensics course.
The workshop is intended to give police supervisors, appellate level prosecutors and judges new information on computer crimes, computer forensics, and cyber evidence retrieval during while investigating and prosecuting sexual abuse of children on the Internet
The event has been organised by the OSCE Strategic Police Matters Unit in collaboration with the OSCE Mission to Serbia and The Republic of Serbia Ministry of Interior with goal to build cybercrime investigation capacity in the Balkan Region and facilitate establishment of specialized cybercrime units.
The Not Just a Picture Conference was an opportunity to look at the activities and achievements of the EFC to date, allowing delegates to gain a good understanding of the collective knowledge about how the online, payment and financial environments are being exploited by offenders and the steps that need to be taken in the future to prevent the abuse of children in this manner.