iPROCEEDS – Targeting crime proceeds on the internet in South Eastern Europe and Turkey
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, “the former Yugoslav Republic of 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.
- 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.
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