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

GLACY+ and Octopus Projects: The Second Additional Protocol to the Budapest Convention – Final Roundtable in the series for countries in Latin America

24 June 2022 Online

On the 24th of June 2022, the series of thematic webinars on the Introduction of the Second Additional Protocol to the Budapest Convention on enhanced cooperation and disclosure of electronic evidence was concluded with a final roundtable. With 50 participants from Argentina, Costa Rica,...

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GLACY+: Specialised Course on International Cooperation for Prosecutors and Judges in Cape Verde

22-24 June 2022 Praia

The course aimed to expand participants’ knowledge and understanding of the legal framework and best practice for international cooperation on cybercrime and electronic evidence as provided by the Budapest Convention and its Second Additional Protocol. The specialised course was led by two...

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GLACY+: Petty Officers Gendarmerie of Senegal attended the First Responders Training of Trainers

20-24 June 2022 Dakar, Senegal

Under the framework of the GLACY+ Project, around 30 petty officers of the Gendarmerie of Senegal benefited from a First Responders Training of Trainers which was conducted from 20 to 24 June. The training was organized in cooperation with the Gendarmerie of Senegal and with the assistance of the...

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