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

Cybercrime investigation challenges focus of Council of Europe and INTERPOL initiative

27 February - 1 March Singapore

Building capacity and enhancing cooperation in cyber investigations around the world is the focus of a joint initiative between the Council of Europe and the European Union, in partnership with INTERPOL. With the rapid growth in the number and sophistication of cyber-related offences, electronic...

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GLACY+: Meeting the Eurojust task force

3 February 2017 The Hague, The Netherlands

In December 2016, the Chairperson of the Eurojust Task Force on Cybercrime made an official visit to the Cybercrime Programme Office of the Council of Europe (C-PROC) to learn more about the ongoing projects implemented by the CoE in the field of cybercrime and electronic evidence. As a follow-up...

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GLACY+: Ghana advances its national cybersecurity strategy

19-20 January 2017 Accra, Ghana

The second advisory mission on Cybercrime and cybersecurity policies took place on the 19-20 January 2017 in Ghana, one of the new priority countries of the GLACY+ project. The mission led by Council of Europe staff and experts was hosted at the National Communications Authority (NCA) in Accra...

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