Combating paedophilia on the Internet 

The worrying rise of child sexual abuse on the Internet, and notably growing demand, increasing violence and the use of social media for online luring, will be debated with the Commission on Thursday. A possible revision of the 2011 directive on combating the sexual abuse of children, the conditions for lawful interception online and measures to strengthen cooperation with Internet access providers will also be discussed.

According to Europol, 10% of Internet paedophilia victims are under two years old.


Procedure: Commission statement followed by debate

Debate: Thursday, 12 February

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