21 to 22 October 2021 Tallinn, Estonia

Preventing Child Sexual Abuse - Tallinn Role of law enforcement agencies and the internet industry

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Online child sexual exploitation is a constantly evolving phenomenon and is shaped by developments in technology. Mobile connectivity and the development of pay-as-you-go streaming solutions, which provide a high degree of anonymity to the viewer, are furthering the trend in the commercialisation of child sexual abuse material.

This seminar aims to assess and debate legal measures to prevent and combat the production, processing, possession and distribution of child sexual abuse material on the internet. Particular emphasis will be placed on the dialogue between law enforcement agencies and the internet industry.

Key topics

  • European and international legal instruments to fight child sexual abuse material
  • Measures against advertising abuse opportunities andsexual exploitation of children in travel and tourism
  • Preventive intervention programmes or measures
  • Intervention programmes or measures on a voluntary basis in the course of or after criminal proceedings

The event is designed for judges, prosecutors, lawyers in private practice, law enforcers, ministry officials and representatives of victims’ support and children’s rights organisations from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden and Finland (“Regional approach”).

For more information about the participation conditions, the conference fee, the programme, etc., see the conference website.