Policing in digital age: how new technologies can help improve policing in our modern societies

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On June 28 and 29, the Police conference entitled ‘Policing in digital age: how new technologies can help improve policing in our modern societies’ took place at the headquarters of the Council of Europe, in Strasbourg. This Conference was organized by the Council of Europe and gathered heads of police and representatives from more than 26 countries.

CESP, represented by the General Secretary, Jesus Lira Calvo attended the Conference, as INGOs with observer status.

The conference was also an occasion to welcome the creation of the “Network of national correspondents of police authorities”, that will inter alia encourage the sharing of experience and exchange of views as regards the Council of Europe core values of human rights, democracy and rule of law (such as procedures for prevention and protection against torture and other forms of ill treatment) but also to share common knowledge on combating various forms of crime (organized crime, terrorism, trafficking in human beings, online sexual exploitation of children, hate speech and racism, cybercrime, domestic violence and violence against women, etc.).

More information can be found: https://www.coe.int/en/web/human-rights-rule-of-law/-/creation-of-a-network-of-national-correspondents-of-police-authorities