Global Action on Cybercrime Extended (GLACY)+
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.
- To promote consistent cybercrime and cybersecurity policies and strategies. This includes stronger co-operation with other international and regional organisations;
- To strengthen the capacity of police authorities to investigate cybercrime and engage in effective police-to-police co-operation with each other as well as with cybercrime units in Europe and other regions;
- To enable criminal justice authorities to apply legislation and prosecute and adjudicate cases of cybercrime and electronic evidence and engage in international co-operation.
A three days advisory mission on cybercrime legislation was concluded on 1 November in Suva, Fiji, conducted in the framework of the GLACY+ and the Cybercrime@Octopus Projects. The activity, co-organized with the Office of the Attorney General of Fiji, aimed at analyzing the draft proposal of the...
Cybecrime@Octopus: Council of Europe supported the Climax Week of the National Cyber Security Awareness Month of Ghana
The Council of Europe through GLACY+ and Cybercrime@Octopus Projects supported the organization of three consecutive events in the framework of the National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM 2019) of Ghana. Formal opening of the Climax Week of the National Cyber Security Awareness Month of...
GLACY+: Inter-Ministerial Round Table on cyber security and cybercrime in West Africa, Ghana an ECOWAS best practice
An Inter-Ministerial Round Table on cyber security and cybercrime in West Africa was held in Accra, Ghana, as high-level event of the Climax Week of the National Cyber Security Awareness Month. The meeting gathered together Ministers, diplomats and other dignitaries of countries from the ECOWAS...