Published on
June 11, 2018

I&J Executive Director Bertrand de La Chapelle was invited on June 5-6, 2018, to participate in a two days meeting of the Global Initiative of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the UN Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) and the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP). The focus of the Global Initiative is the “Strengthening the Capacity of Central Authorities and Counter-Terrorism Prosecutors and Investigators in Obtaining Digital Evidence from Private Communications Service Providers (CSPs) in Cross-Border Investigations, with a Particular Focus on Counter-Terrorism Matters”. The meeting in Vienna, Austria, focused on "Requesting and Gathering Electronic Evidence, including from Communications Service Providers (CSPs)". It constituted a unique opportunity to present the work and achievements of stakeholders within the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network to a the Global Initiative, including the concrete outcomes of the  2nd Global Conference of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network.