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2nd. Special Meeting of the OAS Permanent Council
on Criminal Gangs toward a Regional Strategy
to Promote Inter-American Cooperation


The OAS Permanent Council has convened on March 2, 2010, the Second Special Meeting on Criminal Gangs during which the Member States, the Inter-American organizations, international organizations and civil society presented their perspective and experiences with the objective to elaborate a Regional Strategy to Promote Inter-American Cooperation in dealing with criminal gangs. 



Presentations made during the 2nd Special Meeting
 

Improvements for the  Regional Strategy

Agenda of the second special meeting on Criminal Gangs toward a Regional Strategy to Promote Inter-American Cooperation (Approved during the session held on February 4, 2010)

Inputs for the Development of a Regional Strategy

List of Entities that will be asked to provide inputs for the Regional Strategy to Promote Hemispheric Cooperation in dealing with Criminal Gangs

Other Documents:
Study on Definition and Classification of Gangs (presented by the General Secretariat (Spanish)

 Biographies of the speakers of the Second Special Meeting of the OAS Permanent Council on Criminal Gangs toward a Regional Strategy to Promote Inter-American Cooperation

Presentation on the Definition and Classification of Gangs by the Department of Public Security (PPT folder)

Orden del Día de la sesión del Grupo de Trabajo, 12 de enero de 2010 (DOC file) spanish only

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Background:

The Resolution
AG/RES. 2461 (XXXIX-O/09) adopted by the OAS General Assembly requests the Permanent Council to convene, within the framework of the Working Group to Prepare a Regional Strategy to Promote Inter-American Cooperation in Dealing with Criminal Gangs of the Committee on Hemispheric Security, a second special meeting to continue analyzing the phenomenon of criminal gangs, in accordance with national and subregional priorities, at which member states, agencies of the inter-American system, and other international organizations and civil society may present their views and experiences at the national, subregional, and hemispheric levels, with a view to continuing to prepare a regional strategy to promote inter-American cooperation in dealing with criminal gangs, in accordance with resolution AG/RES. 2380 (XXXVIII-O/08).


Last update: April, 2010

 


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