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 in Bucharest, Romania.
The briefing addressed representatives from Arab speaking Embassies such as Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Jordan, Egypt, Iraq, Qatar, UAE and Sudan.
The purpose of the meeting was to provide Embassies of CyberSouth priority countries in Romania with an update on the state of implementation of the project and also to provide Embassies of Arabic speaking countries information on the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime and its benefits.
One representative of the Romanian National Police, partner in the project, also presented the challenges of cybercrime investigations and support of the partners in the project.
CyberSouth is a joint project of the European Union and the Council of Europe. It contributes to the prevention and control of cybercrime and other offences involving electronic evidence in the region of the Southern Neighbourhood, in line with international human rights and rule of law standards and good practices.