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.

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The Council of Europe’s new global Octopus Project has begun!

headline 1 January 2021 Strasbourg and Bucharest

The new global Octopus Project on cybercrime and e-evidence has formally commenced on 1 January 2021. Building on the successful implementation of the previous global Cybercrime@Octopus project aimed at assisting countries worldwide to implement the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime and...

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United Kingdom makes a further voluntary contribution to the new Octopus Project

11 December 2020 Strasbourg

The United Kingdom has made a further voluntary contribution to the new Octopus project, amounting to UK Pounds 100,000. The new project aims to support the implementation of the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime (CETS 185), its Protocols and related standards through the Cybercrime Convention...

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C-PROC is recruiting an IT System Administrator

25 November 2020 Bucharest, Romania

The Cybercrime Programme Office of the Council of Europe (C-PROC) invites applications from qualified candidates interested in a position of IT System Administrator. The IT System Administrator will be responsible for maintaining the work environment, including operating systems, software...

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