The second advisory mission on Cybercrime and cybersecurity policies took place on the 19-20 January 2017 in Ghana, one of the new priority countries of the GLACY+ project. The mission led by Council of Europe staff and experts was hosted at the National Communications Authority (NCA) in Accra and gathered representatives from other relevant national institutions, such as the National Security Council Secretariat, Ministry of Justice, The Directorate of Public Prosecutions, The Bureau of National Investigations, Cybercrime Police Unit, as well as private sector. The European Union Delegation in Ghana also participated in the mission.
The outcome of the mission focused on the analysis of the recently approved national cybersecurity strategy while incorporating additional advice and possible ways forward for making the strategy fully compliant with international standards substantiated in the dispositions of the Budapest Convention.
During a courtesy call on the Minister for National Security of Ghana, Hon. Albert Kan-Dapaah indicated two main priorities for his mandate: the fight against terrorism and cybercrime.
Source : www.coe.int/cybercrime