GLACY+  is a Joint project of the European Union (Instrument Contributing to Peace and Stability) and the Council of Europe.

GLACY+ is intended to extend the experience of the GLACY project (2013 – 2016) and supports nineteen priority and hub countries in Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America and the Caribbean region – Benin, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Fiji, Ghana, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Timor Leste and Tonga. These countries may serve as hubs to share their experience within their respective regions.


To strengthen the capacities of States worldwide to apply legislation on cybercrime and electronic evidence and enhance their abilities for effective international cooperation in this area.

1. To promote consistent cybercrime legislation, policies and strategies;

2. To strengthen the capacity of police authorities to investigate cybercrime and engage in effective police-to-police cooperation with each other as well as with cybercrime units in Europe and other regions;

3. To enable criminal justice authorities to apply legislation and prosecute and adjudicate cases of cybercrime and electronic evidence and engage in international cooperation.


Refresher Course on cybercrime and electronic evidence for the Filipino national trainers


On 15 – 23 January September, the GLACY+ and GLACY-e project, in co-operation with the Department of Justice – Office of Cybercrime (DOJ-OOC) and the Supreme Court of the Philippines, organised the Refresher course on cybercrime and electronic evidence for around 20 national trainers in Manila,...

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C-PROC: Over 500 professionals from around 130 countries attend the Octopus Conference 2023

13-15 December 2023 Bucharest, Romania

On 13-15 December 2023 the Cybercrime Programme Office of the Council of Europe organised its flagship event, the Octopus Conference, which brought together over 500 professionals from around 130 countries. In their opening remarks, Alexander Seger, Head of the Cybercrime Division of the...

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Closing Conference of the GLACY+ project and Launching Event of the GLACY-e project


More than 160 participants from 20 countries from all around the world met in Bucharest, on 14 December, on the margins of the Octopus Conference 2023, to mark the transition between GLACY+ and GLACY-e, the two joint global projects of the European Union and of the Council of Europe. Gradually,...

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