A program in joint collaboration was conducted by International Telecommunication Union & Nepal Telecom Authority for Cyber crime Legislation Stakeholder Consultation 7 August, 2017 10:00-13:00 Kathmandu, Nepal.
The purpose of the consultations is to include the views of different stakeholders including but are not limited to Government Ministries/Agencies, Regulators, law enforcement agencies, security agencies, Judiciary and Legal representatives, Private Sector Companies, other Stakeholders from relevant associations, academia, regional organizations, civil society, etc. into the process of drafting new Cyber crime legislation.
The main objectives of the activities course are to:
- Familiarize the stakeholders with the current status of Cybercrime legislation in Nepal as well as benchmarks
- Present potential areas of improvement and suggestions how gaps could be closed
- Discuss with stakeholders the gap identification and suggestions
- Collect input from the stakeholders
The program started with opening remarks by Mr. Sameer Sharma, Senior Advisor, ITU Regional Office Asia- Pacific.
The Keynote Addressed Cybercrime – The current challenges and the implications for drafting Cybercrime Legislation, Dr. Marco Gerke , ITU Expert.
It was a very fruitful program and such programs must be conducted for the growth of ICT.