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.

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: Study visit on CSIRT/CERT Regulations and Operational Environment

12-13 October 2017 Bucharest, Romania

Cyber security and the protection of critical information infrastructures are vital for citizens and the private sector to trust the internet. Therefore, the creation of well-functioning Computer Security Incident Response Teams/Computer Emergency Response Teams (CSIRT/CERTs) is crucial. The...

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Regional Cybercrime Conference

9-11 October 2017 Baku, Azerbaijan

The Cybercrime Programme Office of the Council of Europe in cooperation with the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) and Anti-Corruption Directorate of the Prosecutor General of the Republic of Azerbaijan organised the Regional Cybercrime Conference on 9 - 11 October 2017 in Baku,...

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iPROCEEDS: Regional workshop on guidelines and indicators to prevent and detect online crime proceeds

4-5 October 2017 Ljubljana, Slovenia

The Internet-based offences generate proceeds of crime and often the Internet is the place where the laundering process begins. Currently there is general agreement that generating proceeds is now the primary purpose of cybercrime. The new developments of the payment systems offer opportunities...

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