In the framework of the European Union/Council of Europe joint programme “Regional Support to Reinforce Human rights, Rule of Law and Democracy in the Southern Mediterranean" (South Programme IV), the Council of Europe provides to the beneficiaries of the Southern Mediterranean region (Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia and Palestine*) knowledge and tools to give public , players in the economy, civil society with a better command of the principles and techniques that are necessary to protect personal data.