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 European Police Congress takes place at the beginning of each year in Berlin. It represents an independent Meeting Place for experts of the Police, Governments and Industries and is exclusively intended for this specific group. In 2008 the Conference discusses European Security Architectures: Information Technologies - Intelligence - Operations within a main programme of two days and ten panel sessions.