Published: 18:00 August 26, 2012
Virtual Global Taskforce to host biannual child protection conference
"Speakers will discuss issues relating to online crime, paedophilia [sic] and latest technology
Online child safeguards and victim narratives will be highlights of the conference organised by Virtual Global Taskforce.
Abu Dhabi: The Virtual Global Taskforce is hosting its fifth biannual international conference this December in the capital, Gulf News has learned.
A statement released by the taskforce, which battles online child abuse, confirmed the summit will take place in Abu Dhabi and will centre around the theme of cross-country cooperation to combat child abuse.
Titled, International Collaboration: An enabler for prevention, the conference will discuss methods of combatting online child sexual abuse. The conference takes place between December 11-13.
“No single agency can deal with this crime in isolation. This international conference provides an opportunity for all of us to learn, understand, and develop collaborative response strategies that highlight child protection,” said VGT Chairman Neil Gaughan.
The Virtual Global Taskforce, which was set up in 2003, seeks to build an effective, international partnership of law enforcement agencies, non-government organisations and industry to help protect children from online child abuse
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