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 fifteen priority and hub countries in Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America and the Caribbean region – Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Chile, 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


GLACY+: Online Regional Workshops in Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America on Establishment and functioning of the 24/7 Points of Contact Network

28, 29, 30 JULY 2020 ONLINE

A series of three online regional workshops were conducted by the Council of Europe, focusing on Establishment and functioning of the 24/7 Points of Contact Network under the Budapest Convention. The events were held on 28, 29 and 30 July 2020, being respectively addressed to Africa, Asia-Pacific...

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GLACY+: High Level Workshop in the Republic of Congo on Cybercrime Legislation and the Budapest Convention

29 July ONLINE | Republic of Congo

The workshop was co-organized by the Council of Europe and the Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Digital Economy of the Republic of Congo, following the expression of interest by Congolese authorities to reinforce their criminal justice capacities on cybercrime and electronic evidence and...

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GLACY + & INTERPOL: Virtual Workshop On Data Protection And Global Policing Capabilities Implemented by INTERPOL

15-17 JULY 2020 ONLINE | Benin and Burkina Faso

The training on data protection and global police capabilities dedicated to law enforcement and also to criminal investigators took place this year online, from July 15 to 17. The three-days workshop organized as part of the GLACY + project (Global Action on Cybercrime) in collaboration with...

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