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Commitment to Public Security in the Americas
Consensus of Santo Domingo on Public Security 

Committee on Hemispheric Security - Permanent Council

OAS Hemispheric Security Observatory

gallery Departamento de Seguridad Publica - MISPA IV

The Fourth Meeting of ministers Responsible for Public Security in the Americas (MISPA IV) will be be held in Ciudad de Medellín, Colombia, on the 21st and 22nd  november of 2013.

Convened by the Permanent Council of the OAS through CP/RES. 1014 (1915/13), this forum aspires to promote the ministerial dialogue on International Cooperation, one of the five MISPA pillars established through the Commitment to Public Security in the Americas which was approved by the Member States during the First MISPA in 2008.

It is intended to achieve the strengthening the cooperation, coordination, and reciprocal technical assistence  between the institutions in charge of the public security in each of the Member States, to mitigate the violence, the organized criminality, and to contribute to the maintainance of peace and security in the hemisphere.

Working documents

Links of Interest


Final Documents


Results of Questionnaire on Best Practices and Experiences in Public Security

This compilation reflects Member State responses to the Questionnaire “Best practices and national experiences in public security in the Americas” as of 15 November 2013. The information offered here is presented in the language in which it was submitted.

Technical Subsidiary group on police Management

In the framework of preparations for the Fourth Meeting of Ministers responsible for Public Security in the Americas (MISPA-IV), the First Meeting of the Technical Subsidiary Working Group on Police Management will be held October 8 and 9, 2013 in Mexico City

Working documents

Informational Documents:

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