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 seventeen priority and hub countries in Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America and the Caribbean region – Benin, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ghana, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria, Paraguay, 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 legislation, 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

More action needed to promote the role of women in the fight against cybercrime

10 November 2022 San José, Costa Rica

Women have a crucial role to play in effective criminal justice responses to cybercrime, stated participants in the International Conference on promoting the role of women in preventing, investigating and prosecuting cybercrimes organised by the Council of Europe in cooperation with the...

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Strengthening international cooperation on cybercrime and electronic evidence in the Americas

7 November 2022 San José, Costa Rica

Efficient international cooperation has never been more important in enabling an effective and comprehensive criminal justice response to cybercrime and other crimes involving electronic evidence, emphasised participants in the 2022 Americas Regional Forum organised by the Council of Europe in...

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Council of Europe and EUROJUST: Cooperation on ransomware

3-4 November 2022 the Hague, Netherlands

On 3 and 4 November, the Cybercrime Programme Office of the Council of Europe and EUROJUST jointly organised an international workshop on criminal investigations of ransomware attacks. EUROPOL highlighted that only 1% of such attacks are reported and that this offence remains one of the most...

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