The Ministry of Home Affairs will organize the “G20 Conference on Crime and Security in the Age of NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens), AI and Metaverse” on 13th and 14th July 2023 in Gurugram, Haryana. The two-day event will be held in partnership with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), the National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS), and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Rashtriya Raksha University, National Forensic Science University, National Law School of India University, Interpol, and UNODC are the organizing partners. 

A Round Table was organized by the Ministry of Home Affairs in New Delhi on Friday to present the details of the proposed G20 Conference. It was attended by ambassadors, high commissioners, and senior dignitaries from more than 20 countries apart from senior officers from various ministries and organizations of the government of India and partner organizations. During the roundtable Union Home Secretary Shri Ajay Kumar Bhalla appraised the participating dignitaries about the contours of the forthcoming conference and countries were requested to send high-level delegations for the conference.

The conference will bring together G-20 countries, guest/invitee countries, and international bodies. There will also be participation from Ministries/Organizations of Govt. of India, Chief Secretaries/Administrators of States/UTs, Director Generals of Police of States/UTs, cyber experts, and guest speakers representing the legal fraternity, academia, training institutions, financial intermediaries, fintech, social media intermediaries, information and communication technology, cyber forensics, regulators, startups, over the top (OTT) service providers, e-commerce companies and others.

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