What is the 24/7 Network?

The Council of Europe supports the functioning of the 24/7 Network established according to Article 35 of the Convention on Cybercrime (also known as the Budapest Convention), inter alia, by maintaining a Directory contact points which is updated and shared regularly with the members of the Network.

Moreover, under cybercrime capacity building projects implemented by the Council of Europe’s Cybercrime Programme Office in Bucharest (C-PROC) support is provided to members of the Network or countries interested to join, on the establishment of contact points and their role and responsibilities.

The Network of 24/7 is a tool for expedited international cooperation on cybercrime and electronic evidence which is very much used for operational cooperation between Parties to the Budapest Convention. In practice, most 24/7 contact points are attached to specialised police or prosecution services for cybercrime.

Under the current legal framework, the 24/7 Network facilitates immediate assistance for the purpose of investigations or proceedings concerning criminal offences related to computer systems and data, or for the collection of evidence in electronic form of a criminal offence.

With the Second Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime now open for signature by countries,  new responsibilities for the 24/7 Network will be brought in order to enhance international co-operation between States, as well as co-operation with the private sector.

 Who are the members of the 24/7 Network?





 Bosnia and Herzegovina



 Cabo Verde




 Costa Rica



 Czech Republic


 Dominican Republic

























 North Macedonia









 San Marino






 Sri Lanka




 Türkiye (Republic of)


 United Kingdom

 United States of America