Meeting of Forensic Specialists in the Americas took place on September
24-25, 2009 at the OAS Headquarters and gathered 19 delegations from the
Member States, in compliance with resolutions
(XXXIX-O/09) and CP/RES 955 (1706/09), and following-up on the
Conclusions and Recommendations of the Sixth
of Ministers of Justice or Other Ministers, or Attorneys General of the
Americas (REMJA VI), Chap. VIII "Hemispheric Cooperation in Forensic
The principal objetive of the meeting is to contemplate, amongst other
relevant topics, the advancements made in the development of forensic
science in the Hemisphere, as a means to promote the exchange of information
and international cooperation related to the practices in this field.
In this context, the experts who tookl part in this meeting enumerated a
series of conclusions that aim to strengthen the way countries deal with
this in the framework of the OAS.