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Government of Japan makes voluntary contribution to the Octopus Project

Strasbourg, France 16 May 2022
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Government of Japan makes voluntary contribution to the Octopus Project

The Government of Japan has made a voluntary contribution of EUR 45 000 to support the prevention of violence against women and the Council of Europe action against cybercrime through the Octopus Project.

The agreement was signed on 16 May 2022 by Ambassador Takeshi Akamatsu, Permanent Observer of Japan to the Council of Europe, and Mr Bjørn Berge, Deputy Secretary General.

Japan has been a Party to the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime since 2012, being one of the 66 countries worldwide to have joined the Convention on Cybercrime thus far.


 Cybercrime Convention, Council of Europe: Cyberviolence against women

 Istanbul Convention, Council of Europe: Action against violence against women and domestic violence

 Octopus Project webpage