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Regional Consultation on Cyber Security in Africa

Multimedia University , Nairobi



Nairobi, Kenya, 23
-

24
August 2013



Organized
by
: UNECA


Sizwe
Lindelo

SNAIL Ka
Mtuze



African Centre for
Cyberlaw

and Cybercrime Prevention

(ACCP
)

and

United Nations African Institute for the Prevention of Crime and the
Treatment of Offenders

(UNAFRI)




About ACCP


ACCP Centre is based in Kampala, Uganda at UNAFRI office



Non
-
governmental

voluntary

association

which

represent

a

network

of

African

and

international

experts,

academics,

fellows,

researchers,

law

enforcement

and

lawyers

working

to

identify

and

engage

with

the

challenges

and

opportunities

of

cyberspace

,

e
-
commerce,

cyber

security

and

fight

cybercrime

in

Africa

in

particular

and

worldwide,

at

large
.




Our experts investigate real boundaries in cyberspace
between open and closed systems of commerce, of
governance, and of education, as well as exploring the
relationship of law to each.


Our Team







The Centre is headed by 2 (two) Directors namely :




Dr Mohamed
Chawki

and Dr John Kisembo



This is supported by the General Secretary ,Prof Maicibi Alhas




2 (two) Co
-
ordinators namely Mr Patrick Mwaita ( local ) and Mr



Sizwe
Lindelo

Snail Ka
Mtuze

(International )



We have quiet a number of Expert Fellows and Associates
throughout Africa as well as from other Countries in the world
organising and conducting research and organising International
Conferences

Objectives of ACCP


Are to engage with a wide spectrum of cyberspace issues, including
internet governance, privacy, intellectual property rights, cyber
-
criminality
and cybercrime (cybercrime control and prevention), content control, e
-
commerce, decision
-
making, technologies in public administration,
freedom of information in digital records including those in electronic
health and biometrics system and any other relevant research topic of
interest



Our diverse research interests cohere in a common understanding of the
Internet as a social and political space where constraints upon inhabitants
are determined not only through the traditional application of law, but,
more subtly, through technical architecture, wherefrom criminals take
advantage to defraud the unsuspecting cyberspace community.



Engage and collaborate with local , regional and International
organisations with common research interest and focal areas.


Modus Operandi

As part of our active research mission, we:


a.
Work
with other NGOs,
local and International governmental
bodies, research and training
institutions, etc
.



b.
Develop
partnerships among all levels of government, education, business, community




organizations
, law enforcement and the general public
.


c.
Conduct
action
-
oriented and policy
-
oriented researches on cyber related
issues.


d.
Organize conferences, workshops, seminars, etc.


e.


Provide training services, including basic, advanced and specialized courses.



f.


Assist civil society and NGOs in coordinating efforts in the area of cybercrime prevention.


g.
A
variety of consulting services is provided by the ACCP


h.
Our experts advise governments and regional organization on policy making , assistance with
legislative drafting , assist with interpreting and applying Regional and International Model Laws on
Cyber law , Cyber Crime and Cyber security


Conferences and Workshops
Organised and Publication


We have organised a number or regional and International
Workshops since our inception in 2008 in Egypt, Uganda, Tanzania,
South Africa , Morocco, the United States of America from which
Conference Proceedings have been published.


We are currently busy organising conferences / workshop in Zambia
Nigeria and Ghana

for 2014 and would welcome any further
requests by interested countries to host further research activities .


Our Fellows and Associates and Researchers also have published in
several International Journals and are also responsible for
publishing books and Mono
-
graphs on
Cyberlaw

and Cyber Crime
and Cyber
-
Security Issues




Contact Us :


African

Center for
Cyberlaw

and Cybercrime
Prevention

(ACCP)


P.O
Box 10590, Kampala, Uganda.


Tel
. +2566 414

221

119


Fax
+256 312 263

797


Web site:
http://cybercrime
-
fr.org/index.pl/accp




Alternatively you may direct and queries to :



1. Mr Patrick Mwaita
-

mwaitapatrick@yahoo.co.uk




2. Mr Sizwe
Lindelo

SNAIL
-

E
-
Mail :
ssnail@snailattorneys.com




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