CyberEast – Action on Cybercrime for Cyber Resilience in the Eastern Partnership region

Project Description

The joint European Union-Council of Europe project aims at adopting legislative and policy frameworks compliant to the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime and related instruments, reinforcing the capacities of judicial and law enforcement authorities and interagency cooperation, as well as increasing efficient international cooperation and trust on criminal justice, cybercrime and electronic evidence, including between service providers and law enforcement.

Specific Objective

The objective of the Project is to increase and enhance the cyber-resilience and criminal justice capacities of the Eastern Partnership countries to better address the challenges of cyber threats and improve their overall security.

Expected Results

The project’s activities are built around support to EaP partner countries in the achievement of the following outcomes:
– Level of implementation of Budapest Convention in terms of substantive law and procedural powers into national laws.
– Revised and adopted strategies and action plans related to cybercrime.
– Stronger and operational specialised cybercrime units.
– Better interagency cooperation and information sharing.
– Improved civic participation, oversight and visibility of action on cybercrime.
– International cooperation on cybercrime and electronic evidence improved.
– Public-private partnerships between law enforcement and the private sector are in place.

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Council of Europe

  • Priority Area:
    Strengthening of institutions, good governance and security

  • Region: Whole country or multi-country

  • Project Type: Local

  • Start Date: 2019-06-20

  • End Date: 2022-06-20
  • Implementing Organisation:
    Council of Europe

  • EU Contribution:
    €4 222 222

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