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, Republic of 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: Obtaining Electronic Evidence from Network Investigations

11 - 15 February 2019 Buhcarest, Romania

In order to obtain electronic evidence from a network, the law enforcement authorities need solid knowledge of network architecture, network devices and protocols and the ability to understand the large volumes of log data. In the framework of the Joint Project of the European Union and the...

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iPROCEEDS: Public-private cooperation for fighting cybercrime and online crime proceeds in Albania

29 January 2019 Tirana, Albania

Public/private information sharing is an effective approach in preventing and controlling risks posed by cybercrime and criminal money flows on the Internet. The Cybercrime Unit of the Albanian State Police with the support of iPROCEEDS project organised a meeting under its auspices for...

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iPROCEEDS: UCD Graduate Testimony: Little did I know that UCD could have such a profound impact on me

17 December 2018 Bucharest, Romania

From 2016, the iPROCEEDS project has supported the studies of 11 law enforcement officers in a long-distance master programme on Forensic Computing and Cybercrime Investigation, offered by the University College Dublin, Ireland. The programme run for 24 months and has covered modules as...

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