iPROCEEDS  – Cooperation on Cybercrime under the Instrument of Pre-accession (IPA) – is a Joint project of the European Union (IPA II Multi-country action programme 2014) and the Council of Europe.

Participating countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Turkey and Kosovo*

Objective:

To strengthen the capacity of authorities in the IPA region to search, seize and confiscate cybercrime proceeds and prevent money laundering on the Internet.

Indicators include:

  • Extent of financial investigations and prosecutions related to cybercrime and proceeds from online crime
  • Level of compliance with international standards on cybercrime, money laundering and the search, seizure and confiscation of proceeds from crime (Council of Europe Conventions ETS 185 and 198).

 

*This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSC 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo Declaration of Independence.

Activities Activities

Third Annual Meeting of the 24/7 Network of Contact Points

8 October 2019 The Hague, Netherlands

One of the most tangible achievements of the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime is the Network of the 24/7 points of contact established under Article 35 of the treaty. Cross-border investigations on cybercrime and electronic evidence require timely and efficient international action between law...

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Council of Europe and Eurojust 2nd international conference: Darknet and online sexual violence against children

30 September - 1 October The Hague, The Netherlands

The second joint conference on cybercrime organized by Eurojust and the Council of Europe focuses on investigations of online sexual violence against children in the Darknet. The event is gathering some 120 participants from countries supported by cybercrime capacity building projects of the...

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iPROCEEDS: Investigative techniques for deployment of undercover agents in the online environment

17 -20 September 2019 Bucharest, Romania

Cybercrime keeps evolving in terms of volume, complexity and impact and one of the major threats of the twenty-first century is the expansion of serious and trans-border crimes. If the crime happens online, the traditional undercover operation is unable to find its efficiency and scope. To...

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