CyberSouth is a joint project of the European Union (European Neighbourhood Instrument) and the Council of Europe. CyberSouth aims to strengthen legislation and institutional capacities on cybercrime and electronic evidence in the region of the Southern Neighbourhood in line with human rights and rule of law requirements.

Project area: Southern Neighbourhood region

Initial priority areas: Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia


  • Legislation
  • Specialised services and interagency as well as public/private cooperation
  • Judicial training
  • International cooperation
  • Strategic priorities on cybercrime and electronic evidence
Activities Activities

CyberSouth: ECTEG Live Data Forensics Training

18-22 February 2019 Bucharest, Romania

The primary purpose of cybercrime investigations and proceedings is the preservation and production of admissible and reliable evidence that can be used in pre-trial and trial proceedings in criminal cases. Electronic evidence in cases of offences against and by means of computer systems is...

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CyberSouth: Briefing meeting with the Embassies regarding cybercrime and electronic evidence

15 February 2019 Bucharest, Romania

The Council of Europe in cooperation with the Embassy of Lebanon in Romania organized a breakfast briefing on the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime and activities related to CyberSouth project on 15 of February 2019, in Bucharest, Romania. The briefing addressed representatives from Arab speaking...

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CyberSouth: Advanced Judicial Training on cybercrime and electronic evidence in Tunisia

5-8 February 2019 Tunis, Tunisia

Following the initial judicial training on cybercrime and electronic evidence delivered last November, under the framework of CyberSouth project, the Council of Europe and the Tunisian Superior Institute of Magistrates (ISM) organised the advanced training session. The training was dedicated to...

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