GLACY+  is a Joint project of the European Union (Instrument Contributing to Peace and Stability) and the Council of Europe.

GLACY+ is intended to extend the experience of the GLACY project (2013 – 2016) and supports twelve priority and hub countries in Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America and the Caribbean region – Cabo Verde, Chile, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ghana, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria, Philippines, Senegal, Sri Lanka and Tonga. These countries may serve as hubs to share their experience within their respective regions.


To strengthen the capacities of States worldwide to apply legislation on cybercrime and electronic evidence and enhance their abilities for effective international cooperation in this area.

  1. To promote consistent cybercrime and cybersecurity policies and strategies.
  2. To strengthen the capacity of police authorities to investigate cybercrime and engage in effective police-to-police cooperation with each other as well as with cybercrime units in Europe and other regions.
  3. To enable criminal justice authorities to apply legislation and prosecute and adjudicate cases of cybercrime and electronic evidence and engage in international cooperation.
Activities Activities

GLACY+: Cybercrime Policies and Strategies for the Caribbean Region

12-14 June 2019 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

The Council of Europe organized, with the support of the Dominican Government and the CARICOM Crime and Security Implementation Agency (CARICOM IMPACS), a regional conference for the countries of the Caribbean Community, aimed at facilitating the development of specific policies and strategies...

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GLACY+: Cyber security and cybercrime maturity assessment of Namibia

22-24 May 2019 Windhoek, Namibia

An assessment of the cyber security and cybercrime capacities of Namibia has been conducted through a joint in-country mission of the World Bank, the Commonwealth Secretariat, the UK FCO and the Council of Europe, in the framework of the GLACY+ Project. The initiative, coordinated by the Ministry...

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Cooperation on cybercrime in the Pacific: PILON meets in Vanuatu

headline 27-31 May 2019 Port Vila, Vanuatu

The 3rd meeting of the Cybercrime Working Group of the Pacific Island Law Officers Network (PILON) is focusing on the international sharing of electronic evidence. In the opening session of the regional meeting, Leotrina Macomber, Chair of the PILON Cybercrime Working Group, noted that...

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Alexander Seger
Cybercrime Division
Agora Building
F-67075 Strasbourg Cedex