Council of Europe Current Affairs, GK & News
The United Nations on December 27, 2019, approved a new resolution in order to draft an international treaty to combat cyber crime. Highlights Under the new draft, an expert committee will be established. It includes all regions of the world and will meet in August 2020. The Russian drafted resolution was approved by 193 member ..
Category: International Current Affairs
Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe at Strasbourg (France) has voted in favour of restoring Russia’s voting rights, 5 years after they were revoked over its illegal annexation of Crimean Peninsula. Key Highlights Background: In 2014 following Russia’s annexation of Crimea, Russia was stripped of its voting rights. Russia then responded by boycotting assembly ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
President Ram Nath Kovind has been honoured with Croatia’s highest civilian award the Grand Order of the King of Tomislav. The Indian President was honoured during his visit to Croatia to strengthen the bilateral ties. Croatia’s highest civilian award the Grand Order of the King of Tomislav is awarded to heads of state for their ..
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Topics: Balkan Peninsula • Council of Europe • Croatia • EU • European Union • Grand Order of the King of Tomislav • NATO • Ram Nath Kovind • UN • United Nations • World Trade Organization • WTO • Yugoslavia • Zagreb
The Convention on Cybercrime is also known as the Budapest Convention. It is the first international treaty seeking to address Internet and computer crime by harmonizing national laws, improving investigative techniques, and increasing cooperation among nations. It is supplemented by a Protocol on Xenophobia and Racism committed through computer systems. The Convention was adopted by the ..