The second meeting of the CyberSouth Judicial Network was organised online on 3 November 2020. The objective was to reinforce the network and assess the progress made since the first meeting held in December 2019.
This event was also an opportunity for all the members to share their views on the network’s objectives and further development. They agreed on the importance of considering the network as a framework that facilitates the dialogue between magistrates in the region on the topics of cybercrime and electronic evidence and enhances international cooperation.
Representatives from the Ministries of Justice – judges and prosecutors from Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia took part and contributed to the discussions.
CyberSouth priority countries acknowledged the importance and the role of the network in fostering cooperation and sharing best practices in the region.
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.