The Octopus Project is a Council of Europe project based on voluntary contributions from States Parties and Observers to the Convention on Cybercrime and other public and private sector organisations, aiming to support the implementation of the Convention on Cybercrime (Budapest Convention), its Protocols and related standards, as well as to address additional challenges that came to the forefront in the course of 2020.

Results are expected in the following areas:

 Duration of the project: 1 January 2021 – 31 December 2027


Project documentation

France makes a voluntary contribution to the Octopus Project

9 July 2024 Strasbourg, France

The Government of France, as represented by Mr Ambassador Pap Ndiaye, Permanent Representative of France to the Council of Europe, made a voluntary contribution to the Octopus Project implemented by the Council of Europe, amounting to EUR 140 000. This first French voluntary contribution to the...

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Octopus Project: Training of Thai prosecutors on cybercrime

24-27 June 2024 Bangkok

The Office of the Attorney General of Thailand and the Council of Europe today started a 4-day training on cybercrime and electronic evidence for 25 Thai prosecutors. In his opening remarks, Jumpon Phansumrit, Deputy Attorney General of Thailand, underlined the importance of equipping...

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GLACY-e: Support for the national conference on cybercrime for prosecutors

13-14 June 2024 NADI, FIJI

A two-day National Conference on Cybercrime and E-evidence for Prosecutors opened today in Nadi, Fiji. Organised by the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) with the support of the GLACY-e joint project of the European Union and Council of Europe and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime...

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