The Council of Europe is implementing a number of cooperation projects aimed at providing legal and technical assistance in the field of data protection to countries which express interest in such bilateral or regional cooperation, and for which funding is made available.

This form of targeted co-operation is instrumental in promoting the implementation of the Council of Europe standards in the field of privacy and data protection and our objective in doing so is to support the development of legal frameworks fully in line with data protection international standards, to build the capacity of the national supervisory authorities competent with the enforcement of the data protection law and to foster an enabling environment allowing individuals to exercise their rights.

We currently implement co-operation in several countries and under different programmes:


Besides the support given to countries in the framework of broader programmes, the Council of Europe provides to countries around the world assistance in developing their legal framework on data protection upon request. Currently, in collaboration with the Glacy+ EU/CoE joint programme, we are working with

Completed projects: