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OAS to Hold Inter-American Meeting on Cybercrime

  January 20, 2010

The Organization of American States (OAS) will hold an Inter-American meeting on cybercrime this Thursday and Friday, January 21 and 22, at OAS headquarters in Washington, D.C. Authorities and experts from the Americas will convene to evaluate the progress achieved in the fight against cybercrime, define new cooperation actions and formulate new recommendations on future initiatives.

The recommendations of the meeting’s Working Group will be considered during the Meeting of Ministers of Justice or other Ministers or Attorneys General of the Americas (REMJA) to be held from February 24 to 26, 2010, in Brasilia, Brazil.

The Inter-American meeting on cybercrime will be inaugurated by OAS Secretary General José Miguel Insulza at 9:00 EST (14:00 GMT) on Thursday in the Padilha Vidal Hall of the OAS building at 1889 F St. NW. This part of the meeting is open to the press.

The event’s opening will be transmitted live on the OAS Website.

WHAT: Opening of Inter-American Meeting on Cybercrime

WHEN: 9:00 EST (14:00 GMT) Thursday, January 21

WHERE: Padilha Vidal Hall
OAS Headquarters
1889 F. St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20006

Reference: AVI-017/10