DOT-COM Activity: Philippines - Workshop on Cybercrime Legislative Capacity
Funder(s): USAID/EGAT/IT, USAID/EGAT/IT
Short Description: dot-GOV organized a Workshop on Cyber Crime for Filipino Congressmen in Manila, aimed to help legislators, ambassadors, corporations and law enforcement officers address the problem of cyber crime.
Phase/Type of Activity: Buy-in or Incremental Funding Status: Completed
Start date: January 01, 2003 End Date: March 01, 2004
Person(s) to contact
Sarah Tisch, Ph.D. , Chief-of-Party
dot-GOV , Internews Network Email: Tel: 202 833-5740 x 203
Full Description: dot-GOV organized a Workshop on Cyber Crime for Filipino Congressmen in Manila, in coordination with the Department of Justice. dot-GOV sent three senior level cyber crime advisors to implement this workshop, which was aimed to help legislators, ambassadors, corporations and law enforcement officers address the problem of cyber crime. team focused on legislative drafting sessions and the members of the House and the Senate accepted most of the offered recommendations. The three advisors also pursued the support for the draft bill among various ambassadors, Presidential Undersecretaries and the Information Technology Association of the Philippines, who offered to work with the Anti- Fraud and Computer Crimes Division of the National Bureau of Investigation to ensure better enforcement of the law.
Update: Completed in 2004
Links and Files:
International Guide to Combating Cybercrime: http://www.abanet.org/abapubs/books/54500301
The International Guide to Combating Cybercrime, was written to help all stakeholders better understand the key aspects of cybercrime. Written with the collaboration of over 50 contributors- attorneys, government personnel, non-profit staff and university professors - this comprehensive guide serves as a manual for developed and developing countries alike to help:
Create effective cybercrime laws
Handle jurisdiction issues
Cooperate in international investigations
Develop acceptable practices for search and seizure
Establish effective public/private sector interaction
Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS) of the Criminal Division of the U.S. Depart: http://www.cybercrime.gov
The web site of the CCIPS contains sections on computer crime, intellectual property crime, cybercrime documents and cyberethics information. Content is targeting a range of audiences.
Core funding for the DOT-COM Alliance is provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture & Trade, Office of Infrastructure and Engineering (EGAT/OI&E), Office of Education (EGAT/ED), and Office of Women in Development (EGAT/WID), under the terms of Award numbers: GDG-A-00-01-00009-00, dot-GOV; GDG-A-00-01-00014-00, dot-ORG; GDG-A-00-01-00011-00, dot-EDU.