The 2nd Southeast Asia Judicial Workshop on Cybercrime

Ambassador Glyn Davies gave opening remarks on February 7, 2017 at the 2nd Southeast Asia Judicial Workshop on Cybercrime. The U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Section, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Justice, and the Thai Courts of Justice, organized and sponsored the cybercrime workshop. Judges from Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, Burma, Brunei, Bhutan, Singapore and Thailand came to the workshop to discuss computer crimes and to gain a better understanding of what to consider in adjudicating these complex types of crimes. “Cybercrime is a growing threat not just to this region, but to the world,” said Ambassador Davies. “ The U.S. is committed to partnering with countries in this region to share best practices and lessons learned with regard to combatting the global threat of cybercrime. “