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) which supported seven priority countries in Africa and the Asia-Pacific region – Mauritius, Morocco, Philippines, Senegal, South Africa, Sri Lanka and Tonga. These countries may serve as hubs to share their experience within their respective regions. Moreover, countries of Latin America and the Caribbean now also benefit from project support.
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.
- 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.
- To enable criminal justice authorities to apply legislation and prosecute and adjudicate cases of cybercrime and electronic evidence and engage in international cooperation.
The Council of Europe conducted an advisory mission with various Dominican public institutions such as the INDOTEL, National Police, DNI, DICAT, the Prosecution Service, and the Judiciary at the INDOTEL premises in Santo Domingo with the objective to gather information on cybercrime reporting...
The second session of the Workshop on Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence, dedicated to Sri Lankan District Judges and Magistrates across the country, is taking place in Kandy, Sri Lanka on 13-15 October. The residential workshop is organized under the structure of an introductory judicial course,...
An INTERPOL working group meeting for heads of cybercrime units in Africa aims to boost cooperation between law enforcement and the private sector. Bringing together cyber experts from 10 countries, the three-day (11 – 13 October) meeting will review the challenges posed by cybercrime in the...