Thursday, 13 June 2019

0800 - 0845


0900 - 1000

Official Opening

Address by the Chief of Cyprus Police

Mr. Kypros Michaelides


Address by the Attorney General, of the Republic of Cyprus

Mr. Costas Clerides


Address by the Minister of Justice and Public Order,

on behalf of the President of the Republic of Cyprus

Mr. George Savvides

1000 - 1020

Keynote Speaker:

Introduction to the Conference


Dr. George Nikolaidis,

Chairperson of the Lanzarote Committee of the Council of Europe

1020 – 1050



Multi-Agency Coordinated Interventions


Chair: Dr. Eleni Karayianni

1050 - 1120

The U.S.A. multi-disciplinary model of the Child Advocacy Center

in handling child sexual exploitation


Mr. Chris Newlin,

Executive Director of the National Children’s Advocacy Center, U.S.A.

1120 – 1150

The European Barnahus: Principles and State of Play, Promise Project


Ms. Turid Heiberg,

Head of the Children at Risk Unit, Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS)

1150 - 1220

Policing Child Sexual Abuse in Cyprus

Mr. Costas Veis, Superintendent B’,

Officer in Charge of the Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Office, Cyprus Police Headquarters


Multi-Disciplinary Approach: The Children’s House

Ms. Andria Neocleous,

Director of Humanitarian Division, Hope for Children CRC Policy Center

1220 - 1250

Panel Discussion and Closing Remarks of Session I from the Chair

1250 - 1400



New Technologies and Child Sexual Exploitation


Chair: Dr. Eleni Karayianni

1400 - 1430

The importance of International Cooperation and New Technologies to the direction

of the effective investigation of CSE cases


Mr. Brian T. Herrick,

Assistant Section Chief, Crimes Against Children and Human Trafficking Programs,

Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.), U.S.A.

1430 - 1500

Supporting and Coordinating Efforts at Combating Child Abuse


Mr. Cathal Delaney, Head of Team,

Analysis Project TWINS, EUROPOL

1500 - 1520


1520 - 1550

From Global to Local: Understanding Cross Platform Sextortion


Ms. Stephanie McCourt,

Law Enforcement Outreach Lead, FACEBOOK

1550 - 1620

Neculaita Case: The Importance of NCMEC CyberTiplines Reports to the effective investigation of CSE cases


Mr. George Karkas,

Deputy Head of the Office for Combating Cybercrime, Cyprus Police

1620 - 1640

Panel Discussion and Closing Remarks of Session II from the Chair


1640 - 1800

Visit at the Children’s House in Nicosia

(priority for international guests)



Friday, 14 June 2019


Best Practices in Handling Child Sexual Exploitation:

Investigations, Training, Offender’s Management & the Way Forward


Chair: Dr. Eleni Karayianni

0830 - 0900


0900 - 0930

INTERPOL initiatives and global efforts in the area of Child Sexual Exploitation


Mr. Drew Viney, Criminal Intelligence Officer,

Crimes Against Children, INTERPOL General Secretariat

0930 - 1000

Child Victim Dynamics and Resilience


Dr. Marios Constantinou,

Child Forensic Neuropsychologist, Cyprus

1000 - 1030

Best Practices on Interviewing Child Victim And Witnesses Of Sexual Crime


Mr. Phil Morris,

Director at Specialist Communication Techniques, U.K.

1030 - 1100

Training Law Enforcement Agents in Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation


Mr. Peter Davidson,

Programme Officer, European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training, CEPOL

1100 - 1115


Panel Discussion and Closing Remarks from the Chair

1115 - 1145


1145 - 1215

Management of child sex offenders: Psychiatric prevention of re-offending.

Where is the evidence?


Dr. George Alevizopoulos,

Professor & Head of Psychiatry and Psychopharmacology,

University Psychiatric Clinic,"Aghioi Anargyroi", Greece

1215 - 1245

The strategy for tackling child sexual offending in the UK


Mr. Sean Sutton, Head of Safeguarding Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP)

National Crime Agency, UK

1245 – 1315

Child Sexual Abuse and the Way Forward


Dr. George Nikolaidis,

Chairperson of the Lanzarote Committee of the Council of Europe

1315 – 1330

Panel Discussion and Closing Remarks of Session III from the Chair


Closing of the Conference

by the Chief of Cyprus Police, Mr. Kypros Michaelides