The Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT) seeks to build an effective, international partnership of law enforcement agencies, non-government organisations and industry to help protect children from online child abuse and other forms of transnational child sexual exploitation.
The objectives of the VGT are:
- to make the internet a safer place
- to identify, locate and help children at risk
- to hold offenders to account
VISION To reduce the global threat from, and vulnerability of children to, online and offline sexual exploitation and abuse and other forms of transnational child sexual offending.
MISSION To safeguard children from online sexual exploitation and abuse, and other forms of transnational child sexual exploitation through innovative, collaborative global law enforcement strategies.
WHAT WE ARE ACHIEVING:
INCREASING the number of offenders apprehended
INCREASING the number of children protected
INCREASING international law enforcement collaboration and capacity
HOW WE OPERATE:
PURSUE by disrupting criminal activity
PREVENT offenders from committing crime
PROTECT children from being victimized and/or revictimized
PREPARE law enforcement to anticipate and effectively deal with emerging threats and trends
PARTNER closely with our industry and non-governmental partners to protect children