Ho Chi Minh City, June 1-2, 2023, Wildlife Conservation Society - Viet Nam Program (WCS Viet Nam) collaborated with the Ho Chi Minh City Prosecutor Professional Training School (HPS) to organize a training on “Enhancing skills to supervise the investigation, prosecution and first-instance adjudication of crimes in the field of information technology and telecommunication networks".
Group photo of training participants, Ho Chi Minh city, June 1-2, 2023
40 participants who are examiners and prosecutors from People’s Procuracy of central and southern provinces and cities; investigators of the Representative of the Investigation Agency of the Supreme People's Procuracy in Ho Chi Minh City; and lecturers from relevant professional faculties of the HPS joined the training. The training course was designed to improve the knowledge and skills of investigators, examiners and prosecutors at all levels in exercising the procuracy’s right to prosecute and supervise the handling of information technology (IT) and telecommunications networks -related crimes in general, and wildlife cybercrime in particular.
Ms. Hoang Bich Thuy - Country Director of WCS deliverering an opening speech, Ho Chi Minh city, June 1-2, 2023
During the training course, participants were introduced to the situation of crime in the field of IT and telecommunications networks and legal provisions for handling these crimes; modus mundi of the illegal wildlife trade in cyberspace; definition and characteristics of digital evidence and techniques for collecting, evaluating, examining and using digital evidence for criminal investigation, prosecution and adjudication of IT and telecommunications networks -related crimes; and cases related to wildlife. The participants also discussed and shared their practical experience in handling criminal cases in the fields of IT, telecommunications networks, and wildlife-related cases.
Mr.Duong - Vice head of Dept5 Investigation Agency SPP, Ho Chi Minh city, June 1-2, 2023
The training is conducted within the framework of the project on “Improving the effectiveness of multi-sectoral collaboration in combating illegal wildlife trade from Africa to and within Viet Nam” implemented by GIZ on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the German Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), combines the expertise and resources of five German ministries, international organizations and NGOs.