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UNODC and UTE Join Efforts to Prevent Cybercrime against Children in El Salvador

San Salvador, June 1, 2017. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and the Technical Unit of the Justice Sector (UTE), have joined forces to prevent cybercrimes against children. UNODC and the UTE, in the framework of the Programme on Legal Education "Justice Is Also for Me", provided advices to children on cybercrime prevention matters. The activity is delivered to students and teachers from different schools in El Salvador, across the country. 

During this activity, children of "Salvador Mugdan" School learned about the services provided by the institutions of the judiciary, as well as the risks that can be found on the Internet. Ms. Nayelly Loya, Deputy Manager of UNODC Programme Office for El Salvador and UNODC Global Programme on Cybercrime Project Coordinator in El Salvador, delivered a presentation to a group of 15 students leaders in which she emphasized on the benefits of the Internet, social networks, but also on the threats that children can find on Internet.

These activities are supported by UNODC thanks to the financial resources generously provided by the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) of the Embassy of the United States in El Salvador, in the framework of the project "Strengthening of the capacities of El Salvador National Police to effectively identify and investigate cybercrime cases", implemented by UNODC Global Programme on Cybercrime.