CyberSouth is a joint project of the European Union (European Neighbourhood Instrument) and the Council of Europe. CyberSouth aims to strengthen legislation and institutional capacities on cybercrime and electronic evidence in the region of the Southern Neighbourhood in line with human rights and rule of law requirements.

Project area: Southern Neighbourhood region

Initial priority areas: Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia

Objectives:

  • Legislation
  • Specialised services and interagency as well as public/private cooperation
  • Judicial training
  • International cooperation
  • Strategic priorities on cybercrime and electronic evidence

Documentation

Resources

  • Cybercrime training for judges and prosecutors: a concept: Arabic - English 
  • Guidelines for the cooperation between law enforcement and internet service providers against cybercrime: Arabic - English
  • Situation report on specialised cybercrime and computer forensic units in Jordan: English
  • Situation report on specialised cybercrime and computer forensic units in Morocco: French
  • Study on Judicial Training capacities in Jordan and Lebanon: English
  • Study on Judicial Training capacities in Algeria: French
  • Study on international cooperation in Jordan and Lebanon: English
  • Study on the conformity of personal data provisions with Convention 108+ in Lebanon: English - French
  • Situation report on cybercrime and money laundering on the Internet, in Lebanon: English
activities

CyberSouth+: Renewed engagement from Morocco in the implementation of the new project phase

6 February and 8-9 February 2024 Rabat and Tangier, Morocco

On 6 February 2024, representatives of the Cybercrime Programme Office of the Council of Europe (C-PROC) organised a programmatic meeting with the Moroccan Ministry of Justice, to discuss the new joint project of the European Union and Council of Europe, CyberSouth+ (2024-2026), its future...

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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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CyberSouth: Closing event

14 December 2023 Bucharest, Romania

On 14 December 2023, during the Octopus Conference 2023, the Cybercrime Programme Office of the Council of Europe together with representatives from the priority countries - Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia, met for the Closing event of the CyberSouth project, the joint European...

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T-CY Secretariat 


Alexander SEGER
Executive Secretary

Jan KRALIK
Programme Manager

Céline DEWAELE
Programme Assistant


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