INTERPOL’s Crimes Against Children (CAC) Unit enables national law enforcement agencies to work together to investigate online child sexual exploitation and abuse (OCSEA). It is committed to partnerships, research, and cooperation that raise the standards of international policing to make the world a safer place for children. This workshop will give an overview of how INTERPOL CAC works towards building law enforcement’s capacity to investigate OCSEA on a global level, coordinates international operations, develops OCSEA case referrals for member countries, leads international victim identification taskforces, drives efforts to reduce the availability of child sexual abuse material on the open web, and facilitates the development of technical solutions towards the prevention and investigation of OCSEA.
Reflect on the challenges posed by online child sexual exploitation at the global level.
Enhance understanding of the importance of international law enforcement cooperation to address online child sexual exploitation, and the pivotal role INTERPOL plays therein.
Develop awareness of current international initiatives in this crime area, and the way to benefit and contribute to them.