EuroMed Justice training of trainers on Cybercrime, E-evidence and Data Protection

27 – 29 September 2022

At its premises in Athens, the EPLO conducted a training of trainers session on Cybercrime, E-evidence and Data Protection, for judges and p rosecutors from countries of the south mediterranean region, in the framework of the EuroMed Justice programme.

The training was attended by seventeen senior judges and prosecutors coming from six Partner Countries of the EMJ programme: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine*.

The session was specifically aimed at improving judicial cooperation between EU Member States and South Partner Countries in the fields of cybercrime, e-evidence and data protection.

With the support of international experts, the judges and prosecutors discussed current challenges and best practices in combating cybercrimes in the Mediterranean region, as well as key issues related to e-evidence and data protection. The participants addressed mutual legal assistance, special investigative techniques and other forms of judicial cooperation to effectively combat these cross-border crimes.

The EPLO and Fondazione SAFE are implementing the training component of the EuroMed Justice (EMJ) programme, which involves the organization of 21 training sessions for over 450 Judges and Prosecutors.

*This designation shall not be construed as recognition of a State of Palestine and is without prejudice to the individual positions of the Member States on this issue.