Global Project Cybercrime@Octopus
Cybercrime@Octopus is a Council of Europe project based on voluntary contributions aimed at assisting countries worldwide to implement the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime and strengthen data protection and rule of law safeguards
Results are expected in the following areas:
- To ensure the organisation of the annual Octopus conferences;
- To co-fund and support the functioning of the Cybercrime Convention Committee with its enlarged membership, functions and number of meetings;
- To provide advice and other assistance to countries which are prepared to implement the Budapest Convention and related instruments on data protection and the protection of children.
Duration of the project: 1 January 2014 – 31 December 2020.
Registration to the Octopus Conference 2019, which will take place this year on 20-22 November in Strasbourg, is open until 20 October 2019. Registration form Octopus Conference webpage
On 21 June 2019, Benin was invited to accede to the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime. Earlier this year, Benin received a visit of a delegation of the Cybercrime Convention Committee (T-CY) and held a workshop on the Budapest Convention which confirmed that the country has the necessary...
The 2019 Octopus Conference on cooperation against cybercrime will be held at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg from 20 to 22 November 2019. Registration will be open from 11 September to 11 October 2019. Octopus Conference Outline