Virtual Global Taskforce

Virtual Global Taskforce - Combating online child sexual abuseThe Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT) is an alliance of international law enforcement agencies and private sector partners working together to combat online child sexual abuse.

Specifically, the VGT comprises the Australian Federal Police as Chair, the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre in the UK, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the US Department of Homeland Security, INTERPOL, the Italian Postal and Communication Police Service, the Ministry of Interior for the United Arab Emirates, the New Zealand Police and Europol.

The VGT website is a gateway to a wide range of information on how to use the internet safely and links to a range of agencies that can provide additional advice and support.

The aims of the VGT are:

  • to make the internet a safer place
  • to identify, locate and help children at risk
  • to hold perpetrators appropriately to account.

To achieve these aims, the VGT delivers low-cost, high impact initiatives to prevent and deter paedophiles from exploiting children online.

Report child sexual exploitation in travel and tourismThe synergy of law enforcement, government, industry and the community is vital in keeping children safe online.

Virtual Global Taskforce Conference 2014

In November 2014, the Virtual Global Taskforce held its fifth biennial international conference in Amsterdam.

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