CyberSouth+

CyberSouth+ project on enhanced cooperation on cybercrime and electronic evidence in the Southern Neighbourhood Region is a joint initiative of the European Union and Council of Europe, with a 36 months' implementation - 1 January 2024 - 31 December 2026.

CyberSouth+ is aimed at strengthening criminal justice capacities for enhanced cooperation on cybercrime and disclosure of electronic evidence through a combination of regional and country-specific actions that will be tailored to the needs and capacities of each project country - Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine* and Tunisia.

This designation shall not be construed as recognition of a State of Palestine and is without prejudice to the individual positions of Council of Europe and European Union member States on this issue.

 

Objectives: 

  • Output 1: Increased capacities of the competent authorities to introduce regulatory and technical reforms in the areas of cybercrime, electronic evidence and criminal justice response.
  • Output 2: Improved knowledge and specialisation of criminal justice professionals to prevent and fight cybercrime.
  • Output 3: Increased opportunities for international cooperation in the framework of the Budapest Convention and its Second Additional Protocol.
  • Output 4: Improved procedures and tools connecting criminal justice authorities and cybersecurity organisations.

Documentation

Resources

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CyberSouth+ Workshop on the First Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime and the amendments to the criminal code of Morocco

23 May 2024 Rabat, Morocco

The CyberSouth+ project supportedthe Ministry of Justice of Morocco in organising a workshop on the criminalization of acts of a racist and xenophobic nature committed through computer systems and the proposed amendments to the criminal code of Morocco In line with the First Additional Protocol...

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CyberSouth+ Training course on dark web and cryptocurrency for Moroccan law enforcement agencies

21-23 May 2024 Casablanca, Morocco

The CyberSouth+ project supported the School of the Gendarmerie Royale of Morocco, in delivering of a specialised training course on dark web and cryptocurrency for officials of the Police (DGSN), General Directorate for Territorial Surveillance (DGST), Prosecution Office and Gendarmerie. The...

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CyberSouth+ Training of Trainers on Cybercrime and E-evidence for Magistrates in Algeria

13-16 May 2024 Kolea, Algeria

The CyberSouth+ project, a joint action of the European Union and of the Council of Europe, organised a training of trainers course for magistrates, in Kolea, Algeria, during 13-16 May 2024. The Algerian High School for Magistrates has already adopted basic and advanced cybercrime training...

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