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


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



  • 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

C-PROC activity report for 2023

5 April 2024 Strasbourg

Today, Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić shared her report on the activities in 2023 of the Cybercrime Programme Office (C-PROC) of the Council of Europe with the Committee of Ministers. This report confirms once again the global scope and impact of capacity building by C-PROC: "In 2023,...

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Tunisia becomes the 70th Party to Convention on Cybercrime

8 March 2024 Strasbourg

Today, 8 March 2024, in the presence of the Deputy Secretary General Bjørn Berge, Mr Badreddine JELIDI, Consul at the Consulate General of Tunisia in Strasbourg, deposited the instrument of accession to the Convention on Cybercrime (ETS 185). With Tunisia's accession, 70 States are now Parties,...

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CyberSouth+ contributes to the launch of the Rule of Law Youth Network, supported by the North-South Centre and Programme South V of the Council of Europe

4 March Tunis, Tunisia

On 4 March 2024 in Tunis, Tunisia, the Council of Europe facilitated the first gathering of the Rule of Law Youth Network – RoLYIN. The objective of this network, which includes among others representatives from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine* and Tunisia is to increase young...

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T-CY Secretariat 

Alexander SEGER
Executive Secretary

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