CyberSouth+ project on enhanced cooperation on cybercrime and electronic evidence in the Southern Neighbourhood Region is a joint initiative of the European Union and Council of Europe, with a 36 months' implementation - 1 January 2024 - 31 December 2026.

CyberSouth+ is aimed at strengthening criminal justice capacities for enhanced cooperation on cybercrime and disclosure of electronic evidence through a combination of regional and country-specific actions that will be tailored to the needs and capacities of each project country - Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine* and Tunisia.

This designation shall not be construed as recognition of a State of Palestine and is without prejudice to the individual positions of Council of Europe and European Union member States on this issue.



  • Output 1: Increased capacities of the competent authorities to introduce regulatory and technical reforms in the areas of cybercrime, electronic evidence and criminal justice response.
  • Output 2: Improved knowledge and specialisation of criminal justice professionals to prevent and fight cybercrime.
  • Output 3: Increased opportunities for international cooperation in the framework of the Budapest Convention and its Second Additional Protocol.
  • Output 4: Improved procedures and tools connecting criminal justice authorities and cybersecurity organisations.




CyberSouth+ Training of Trainers on Cybercrime and E-evidence for Magistrates in Algeria

13-16 May 2024 Kolea, Algeria

The CyberSouth+ project, a joint action of the European Union and of the Council of Europe, organised a training of trainers course for magistrates, in Kolea, Algeria, during 13-16 May 2024. The Algerian High School for Magistrates has already adopted basic and advanced cybercrime training...

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CyberSouth+ Contribution to the Multidisciplinary Conference on cybercrime and artificial intelligence challenges

13-14 May 2024 Kenitra, Morocco

Moroccan Centre for Polytechnic Research and Innovation (CMRPI), together with the National School of Applied Sciences, Ibn Tofail University – Kénitra (ENSAK) and the Council of Europe organised a conference on the challenges posed by the artificial intelligence in the context of cybercrime....

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CyberSouth+ contribution to the EU Cybersecurity Strategy for the Digital Decade course by the European Security and Defence College

8-10 May 2024 Italy

On 10 May 2024, the joint European Union - Council of Europe CyberSouth+ project contributed to the session on Advancing a global and open Cyberspace of the course “The EU’s Cybersecurity Strategy for the Digital Decade” by presenting on Council of Europe’s cybercrime capacity building...

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