The CyberSPEX project (2024 - 2026) is a joint project of the European Union and the Council of Europe, it aims to enhancing co-operation on cybercrime and electronic evidence between Member States of the European Union and other Parties to the Convention on Cybercrime (Budapest Convention) by contributing to the ratification and implementation of the Second Additional Protocol to the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime. 


Upcoming events:

  20-21 June 2024: Launching Event, Strasbourg, France

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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Albania becomes 36th State to sign the Second Additional Protocol to Convention on Cybercrime

27 February 2023 Strasbourg

Today, 27 February 2023, Ambassador Dastid KORESHI, Permanent Representative of Albania, signed the Second Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime, on enhanced co-operation and disclosure of electronic evidence. The event took place in Strasbourg in the presence of Deputy Secretary...

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Mauritius becomes 37th State to sign the Second Additional Protocol to Convention on Cybercrime

31 May 2023 Strasbourg

Today, 31 May 2023, H.E. Mr Vijayen Valaydon, Ambassador of the Republic of Mauritius to France, signed the Second Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime, on enhanced co-operation and disclosure of electronic evidence. The event took place in Strasbourg in the presence of Deputy...

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Hungary, Cabo Verde and Ghana bring number of signatories of the Second Additional Protocol up to 42

28 June 2023 Strasbourg

Today, 28 June 2023, Minister of Justice of Hungary Ms Judit Varga, Minister of Justice of Cabo Verde Dr Joana Gomes Rosa Amado and Minister of Communications and Digitalisation of Ghana Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, signed the Second Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime, on enhanced...

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Armenia becomes 43rd State to sign the Second Additional Protocol to Convention on Cybercrime

16 November 2023 Strasbourg

Today, 16 November 2023, Mr Arman KHACHATRYAN, Permanent representative of Armenia to the Council of Europe, signed the Second Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime, on enhanced co-operation and disclosure of electronic evidence. The event took place in Strasbourg in the presence of...

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 16 November 2023

 Armenia becomes the 43th State to sign the Second Additional Protocol


 28 June 2023

 Hungary, Cabo Verde and Ghana become 40th, 41rst and 42nd states to sign the Second Additional Protocol


 22 June 2023

 Malta becomes the 39th State to sign the Second Additional Protocol


 20 June 2023

 Canada becomes the 38th State to sign the Second Additional Protocol


 31 May 2023

 Mauritius becomes the 37th State to sign the Second Additional Protocol


 27 February 2023

Albania becomes the 36th State to sign the Second Additional Protocol


 16 February 2023

Argentina becomes the 35th State to sign the Second Additional Protocol


 30 January 2023

The Dominican Republic becomes the 34th State to sign the Second Additional Protocol


  27 January 2023

France and Germany become the 32nd and 33rd signatories


  20 January 2023

Greece becomes the 31rst signatory


  30 November 2022
 6 Parties sign the Second additional Protocol [Croatia, Moldova, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Ukraine and the United Kingdom]


  13 June 2022
Costa Rica becomes 24th signatory


 20 May 2022
Andorra becomes 23rd signatory


 12 May 2022
 22 Parties sign the Second additional Protocol at the opening for signature conference [Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Chile, Colombia, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Spain, Sweden and the United States of America]


 17 November 2021
 The Second additional Protocol is adopted by the Committee of Ministers