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, Serbia, North Macedonia, Turkey and Kosovo*


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

iPROCEEDS: Update of ECTEG training on Darkweb and virtual currencies investigations

11 - 13 March 2019 Bucharest, Romania

The Cybercrime Program Office of the Council of Europe and the Southeast European Law Enforcement Center (SELEC) facilitated the kick-off meeting to update the training materials of the European Cybercrime Training and Education Group (ECTEG) Training on Darkweb and virtual currencies...

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iPROCEEDS: Assessment of legislation on cybercrime and e-evidence in Serbia

11-12 March 2019 Belgrade, Serbia

Cybercrime has become a global phenomenon, hand in hand with the economic, technological and social progress facilitated by the global interconnectedness of the Internet. Furthermore, the pervasive use of technology in our everyday life has also increased the number of cases where electronic...

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iPROCEEDS: Simulating cybercrime and financial investigations of online crime proceeds involving Dark Web

4 – 7 March 2019 Tirana, Albania

With around 26 billion connected devices in 2019, forecasted to grow to up 75 billion by 2025, the trust on the internet and the ICT made the world extremely exposed to new cybercrime attacks. The emerge of the Dark Web has favoured the virtual invisible criminals to stay connected and openly...

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