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Catalogue of reports

Catalogue of member states reports presented in compliance with General Assembly resolutions on hemispheric security issues  - 1997-2006 CP/CSH/INF.45/06

Catalogue of Member States reports presented in compliance with General Assembly Resolutions on Hemispheric Security Issues 1997-2007 CP/CSH/INF. 130/07 rev. 1

Catalogue of Member States reports presented in compliance with General Assembly Resolutions on Hemispheric Security Issues 1997-2008 CP/CSH/INF. 174/08

Catalogue of Member States reports presented in compliance with General Assembly resolutions on Hemispheric Security Issues 1997-2012 (Prepared by the Permanent Council Secretariat) CP/CSH-1128/09 rev. 5

CICTE

Draft Resolution Support for the Work of the  Inter-American Committee Against Terrorism (Presented by the Chair of the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism, cosponsored by the delegations of Belize and Peru, and considered by the Committee at its meetings of April 20 and 24, 2007) CP/CSH-869/07 rev. 1

Activities of the CICTE Secretariat 2007: Report to the Committee on Hemispheric Security (Presented at the meeting held on December 7, 2007) CP/CSH/INF.143/07

Draft Resolution Support for the work of the Inter-American Committee Against Terrorism (Presented by the Chair of the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism) CP/CSH-1002/08 rev. 3

Draft Resolution Support for the Work of the Inter-American Committee Against Terrorism (Presented by the Chair of the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism, co-sponsored by the delegation of Peru, and approved at the meeting of May 12, 2009) CP/CSH-1090/09 rev. 3

Draft resolution Support for the Work of the Inter-American Committee Against Terrorism (Presented by the Chair of the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism and approved at the meeting of May 11, 2010)  CP/CSH-1214/10 rev. 2

Draft resolution: Support for the Work of the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism (Approved at the meeting of May 12, 2011) CP/CSH-1304/11 rev. 3

Report on activities carried out in the framework of the Inter-American Committee Against Terrorism in 2012 (Presented at the meeting of November 16, 2012) CP/CSH-1447/12

Observations and Recomendations of the Member States on the Annual Report of the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism (CICTE) to the Forty Fifth Regular Session of the General Assembly (CP/DOC. 5112/15) (The Inter-American Committee against Terrorism (CICTE) presented its Annual Report to the CSH on May 4, 2015) CP/CSH-1660/15

Annual Report of the Inter-American Committee Against Terrorism (CICTE) to the Forty-Fifth Regular Session of the General Assembly CP/doc. 5112/15

Informative Document and Presentation prepared by the Department of Public Security of the Secretariat for Multidimensional Security and considered by the CSH at its meeting of October 1, 2015 CP/CSH/INF-425/15

CICAD

Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD): Report to the Committee on Hemispheric Security (Presented at the meeting held on December 7, 2007) CP/CSH/INF.144/07

Observations and Recommendations on the Annual Report  of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (Approved at the Forty First Regular Session of the CICAD on May 4, 2007) CP/CSH-884/07 rev. 5

Observations and Recommendations on the Annual Report of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (Presented by the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela)  CP/CSH-890/07

Draft Resolution Control of the Diversion and Distribution of Pharmaceutical Products and other Internationally-Controlled Substances via the Internet (Presented by the delegations of Mexico and the United States) CP/CSH-894/07 rev. 3

Executive Summary of the study carried out by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and the World Bank -Crime, Violence and Development: Trends, Costs and Policy Options in the Caribbean- CP/CSH/INF.164/08

Draft Resolution Multilateral Evaluation Mechanism (MEM) of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission / (Approved at the Forty-second Regular Session of CICAD) CP/CSH-977/08 rev. 1

Draft Resolution Observations and Recommendations on the Annual Report of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD)  (Approved at the Forty-third Regular Session of CICAD) CP/CSH-1007/08 rev. 1

Note from the Executive Secretariat of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD) forwarding the document “Progress of OAS Member States on the UNGASS Objectives and Goals 1998-2008” CP/CSH/INF. 193/09

Draft Resolution Observations and Recommendations on the Annual Report of the Inter-American drug Abuse Control Commission (Approved at the forty- fifth regular session of CICAD) CP/CSH-1102/09 rev. 1

Draft Resolution Multilateral Evaluation Mechanism (MEM) of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (Approved at the forty- fifth regular session of CICAD) CP/CSH-1103/09 rev. 1

Draft Resolution New Challenges for the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD): process to review and update the Anti-Drug Strategy in the Hemisphere and its Plan of Action (Approved at the forty- fifth regular session of CICAD) CP/CSH-1104/09 rev. 1

Draft resolution Observations and Recommendations on the Annual Report of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (Approved at the meeting held on May 11, 2010) CP/CSH-1221/10 rev. 1

Draft resolution Multilateral Evaluation Mechanism (MEM) of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (Approved at the meeting held on May 11, 2010)  CP/CSH-1222/10 rev. 1

Draft resolution Approval of the Hemispheric Drug Strategy and its Plan of Action (Approved at the forty-seventh regular session of CICAD and approved at the meeting of May 18, 2010) CP/CSH-1223/10 rev. 3

Draft resolution Amendments to the Model Regulations of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission on Money Laundering Offenses Connected to Illicit Drug Trafficking and other Serious Offenses (Approved at the meeting held on May 11, 2010)  CP/CSH-1224/10 rev.1

Presentation of the Delegation of Mexico in its capacity as Chair of the High Level group for the Elaboration of the Hemispheric Drug Strategy (2010-2015) CP/CSH/INF.233/10

Draft resolution Observations and Recommendations on the Annual Report of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD) (Approved at the forty-ninth regular session of CICAD and approved by the Committee on Hemispheric Security at its meeting of May 12, 2011) CP/CSH-1317/11 rev. 1

Draft resolution Hemispheric Plan of Action on Drugs 2011 – 2015 (Approved at the forty-ninth regular session of the CICAD and approved by the Committee on Hemispheric Security at its meetings of May 12 and 17, 2011) CP/CSH-1318/11 rev. 2

Draft resolution Model Legislation on Self-Propelled Submersible and Semi-Submersible Vessels (Approved at the forty-ninth regular session of the CICAD and approved by the Committee on Hemispheric Security at the meeting held on May 17, 2011) CP/CSH-1319/11 rev. 1

Draft Resolution Multilateral Evaluation Mechanism of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (Approved at the forty-ninth regular session of the CICAD and approved by the Committee on Hemispheric Security at the meeting held on May 12, 2011) CP/CSH-1320/11 rev. 1

Report on the Drug Problem in the Americas Ambassador Paul E. Simons, Executive Secretary Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD) Committee on Hemispheric Security Organization of American States February 7, 2013 CP/CSH/INF.348/13

Observations and Recommendations of the Member States on the Annual Report of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD) to the Forty-Fifth Regular Session of the General Assembly (CP/doc/5120/15) - The Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD) presented its Annual Report to the CSH on May 21, 2015)CP/CSH-1667/15

Annual Report of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD) to the Forty-Fifth Regular Session of the General Assembly CP/doc. 5120/15

Seminar, with the participation of government experts, international organizations, and representatives of civil society, for the purpose of considering, from a strategic point of view, how extreme poverty erodes social cohesion and undermines the security of states (March 12, 2007)

Report of the Rapporteur (Presented by Councilor Nelson Antonio Tabajara, Alternate Representative of Brazil to the OAS) CP/CSH-849/07

Chair Summary Action Against Hunger and Poverty (Germany, Algeria, Brazil, Chile, Spain, France and South Africa) Santiago de Chile - January 10-11, 2007 CP/CSH/INF. 92/07

Presentation by Jean Daudelin, Assistant Professor, The Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University, Canada CP/CSH/INF. 110/07

Remarks by the Chair of the Committee on Hemispheric Security of the Organization of American States (OAS), Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Costa Rica, Javier Sancho Bonilla, at the Inauguration of the Seminar on “Addressing Extreme Poverty, Inequality, and Social Exclusion  as a Means of Strengthening Hemispheric Security” Monday, March 12, 2007 CP/CSH/INF. 111/07

Statement by His Excellency Mr. René Magloire, Esq., Minister of Justice and Public Security of HaitiCP/CSH/INF.112/07

Future of the mission and functions of the instruments and components of the inter-American defense system

Proposed methodology for consideration of the issue of the future of the mission and functions of the instruments and components of the Inter-American Defense System (Presented by the Chair and approved at the meeting held on November 16, 2012) CP/CSH-1440/12 rev. 1 corr. 1

Inter-American Defense System Study (Prepared by the Inter-American Defense Board at the request of the delegation of Canada)  CP/CSH/INF-334/12

Inputs with respect to the questions contemplated in point "C" of the methodology for consideration of the issue of the future of the mission and functions of the instruments and components of the Inter-American Defense System (CP/CSH-1440/12) Peru CP/CSH-1455/12

informative document to guide the discussion on the future of the mission and functions of the instruments and components of the inter-American Defense System (Presented by the Chair and considered at the meeting held on January 17 and at the informal meeting held on January 10, 2013) CP/CSH-1456/12 rev. 2

Remarks made by LT General Guy Thibault, Chairman of the Inter-American Defense Board (January 31, 2013)CP/CSH/INF.351/13

Note from the Permanent Mission of Canada submitting the "Canadian reflections on the Inter-American Defense Architecture" CP/CSH-1465/13

Note from the Permanent Mission of Guatemala proposing Professor Guillermo Pacheco to deliver a comprehensive academic presentation on an Inter-American Defense System at the meeting to be held on February 27, 2013CP/CSH-1469/13

Note from the Permanent Mission of Ecuador submitting the document "Proposal of the Department Security of the Secretariat for Multidimensional Security of the Organization of American States in relation to the theme future of the mission and functions of the Inter-American Defense System" CP/CSH-1472/13

Contributions by the Argentine Republic for the meeting to discuss the "Future of the mission and functions of the instruments and components of the inter-American Defense System" CP/CSH-1478/13

Points of Convergence Discussion of the future of the mission and functions of the instruments and components of the inter-American defense system (Presented by the Chair) CP/CSH-1486/13

  • Points of Convergence Discussion of the future of the mission and functions of the instruments and components of the inter-American defense system (Comments of the delegation of Argentina) CP/CSH-1486/13add. 1

  • Points of Convergence Discussion of the future of the mission and functions of the instruments and components of the inter-American defense system (Presented by the delegation of United States) CP/CSH-1486/13 add. 2

Perspectives and input of the Republic of Chile for the discuss on the "Future of the mission and functions of the instruments and components of the inter-American Defense System" CP/CSH-1483/13

The Inter-American Defense System (Presented by the Inter-American Defense Board) CP/CSH/INF.354/13

Declaration of San Salvador on Citizen Security in the Americas

Draft Work Plan of the Secretariat for Multidimensional Security to guide implementation of the Hemispheric Plan of Action in Follow-up to the Declaration of San Salvador on Citizen Security in the Americas 2013-2015 (Prepared by the Department of Public Security and agreed upon at the meeting held on April 11, 2013) CP/CSH-1473/13 rev. 3

Proposed methodology for the dialogue on the effectiveness of the implementation of the Declaration of San Salvador on Citizen Security in the Americas (Presented by the delegation of Mexico and approved at the meeting held on April 4, 2013) CP/CSH-1485/13 rev. 1

Other Topics

Remarks by the Chair of the Committee on Hemispheric Security of the Organization of American States, Ambassador Javier Sancho Bonilla, Permanent Representative of Costa Rica, during the regional meeting of experts on: Weapons in International Humanitarian Law- Buenos Aires, Argentina – August 22-23, 2006 (Presented at the meeting of the Committee on Hemispheric Security of October 24, 2006) CP/CSH/INF.53/06

Address by the Assistant Secretary for Multidimensional Security, Ambassador Alexandre Addor-NetoCP/CSH/INF.127/07

Draft Resolution Support for Implementation at the Hemispheric Level  of Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) (Presented by the delegation of Argentina and cosponsored by  the delegations of Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay)  CP/CSH-877/07 rev. 3 corr. 1

Presentation by the Secretary General to the Committee on Hemispheric Security on September 17, 2007CP/CSH/INF.132/07

Canadian request for a study - Feasibility of an Inter-American Defense Board Role in Hemispheric Peacekeeping Training Coordination CP/CSH/INF.133/07

Letter from the World Food Programme CP/CSH/INF.134/07

Humanitarian activities of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Latin America and the Caribbean Presentation by Angela Gussing, Head of Operations for Latin America and the Caribbean – International Committee of the Red Cross (January 22, 2008) CP/CSH/INF.158/08

Proposed language for the biennialization of resolutions(Proposal presented by the Chair) CP/CSH/INF.171/08

Mandates assigned to the Committee on Hemispheric Security for the 2008-2009 term / (and other mandates assigned to the OAS on matters of security) CP/CSH/INF. 175/08 rev. 1

Draft Resolution Support for the Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas in Housing its Institutional Memory 
(Presented by the delegation of Canada and approved at the meeting of April 30, 2009) CP/CSH-1082/09 rev. 3

Draft Resolution Strengthening Customs and Law Enforcement Partnerships in the Americas ((Presented by the United States of America and Canada and approved at the meeting of May 14, 2009) CP/CSH-1094/09 rev. 3 

Note from the Permanent Mission of Ecuador submitting the candidacy of Counselor Denys Toscano Amores for the position of Vice Chair of the Committee on Hemispheric Security CP/CSH-1124/09

Report of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on Citizen Security and Human Rights CP/CSH/INF.228/10

Follow-up on Institutional Matters: Strengthening Cooperation among Customs and Law Enforcement Authorities in the Americas AG/RES. 2488 (XXXIX-O/09) (Item 2: Report of the Secretariat for Multidimensional Security, January 27, 2011) CP/CSH-1277/10

Draft resolution “Conference in Support of the Central American Security Strategy” (Presented by the delegations of Belize, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Panama, cosponsored by the delegation of the United States, and approved at the meeting of May 5, 2011) CP/CSH-1315/11 rev. 1

Schedule of Activities of the Committee on Hemispheric Security: 2011-2012 (and other OAS security- related activities) (Approved at the meeting held on October 6, 2011) CP/CSH-1342/11 rev. 5

Report of the IADB's Chaiman participation at the Third Annual South American Defense Conference (SOUTH DEC III) held in Santiago, Chile (30 August - 1 September 2011)  CP/CSH/INF.289/11

Draft Agenda (Approved at the meeting of the Committee on Hemispheric Security of November 3, 2011) CP/CSH-1356/11 rev. 1

Draft rules of Procedure of the Third Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Public Security in the Americas (MISPA) (Approved at the meeting of the Committee on Hemispheric Security of November 3, 2011) CP/CSH-1357/11

Document of Port of Spain: institutionalization of the MISPA process (Agreed upon at the meeting of the Committee on Hemispheric Security of November 8, 2011) CP/CSH-1358/11 rev. 2

Draft Schedule Third Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Public Security in the Americas (MISPA III) November 17 and 18, 2011 Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (Agreed upon at the meeting of the Committee on Hemispheric Security of November 3, 2011) CP/CSH-1363/11

Letter from the OAS Secretary General to the Chair of the Committee on Hemispheric Security CP/CSH/INF.305/12corr. 1

Proposed Committee on Hemispheric Security (CHS) Approach on resolutions for the OAS General Assembly (Presented by the Chair and considered at the meeting held on April 3 and 19, 2012) CP/CSH-1386/12 rev. 3

Status of Implementation of the Mandates Assigned to the Committee on Hemispheric Security for the 2011-2012 termCP/CSH/INF.309/12

Draft hemispheric plan of action to follow up on the declaration of San Salvador on Citizen Security in the Americas (Approved at the meeting of April 26, 2012) CP/CSH-1398/12

Presentation by Dr. Anthony T. Bryan Ph.D (Prof), Senior Associate, Center for Strategic International Studies (CSIS),Washington D.C. (At the meeting held on April 30, 2012) CP/CSH/INF.311/12

One Space - One Caribbean Presentation by Mr. Callixtus Joseph, Regional Crime and Security Strategy Coordinator, CARICOM implementation agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS) (At the meeting held on April 30, 2012)CP/CSH/INF.312/12

Note from the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Rumania and Germany on the recent reform of the UN reporting system on military expenditures. CP/CSH/INF.315/12

Nota de la Misión Permanente de Perú remitiendo el "Informe Nacional sobre los avances del Perú en relación a la declaración de Ginebra sobre Violencia Armada y Desarrollo" CP/CSH/INF.316/12

Remarks of Ambassador Adam Blackwell, Secretary for Multidimensional Security during the meeting of Committee of Hemispheric Security September 6, 2012 CP/CSH-1421/12

Letter of the Chair of the Committee on Hemispheric Security to the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Uruguay in reference to the Tenth conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas to be held in Punta del Este, Uruguay from 8- 10 October 2012 CP/CSH/INF.326/12

Note from the Permanent Mission of Bolivia replying to the note from the Chair of the Committee on Hemispheric Security concerning the tenth conference of Ministers of Defense of the Americas, to be held in Punta del Este, Uruguay, from October 8-10, 2012 CP/CSH/INF.327/12

Note from the Permanent Mission of Ecuador in response to the note from the Chair of the Committee on Hemispheric Security with regard to the X Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas to be held in Punta del Este, Uruguay, from October 8 to 10, 2012 CP/CSH/INF.328/12

Consolidated Annual report of the Inter-American Convention on Transparency in Conventional Weapons (CITAAC) and Compliance of General Assembly resolutions Concerning Confidence and Security-Building Measures (MFCS) (Presented by the Department of Public Security of the Secretariat for Multidimensional Security) CP/CSH-1460/13

Statement by the Chairman of the 1540 Committee Ambassador Kim Sook to be delivered on his behalf by Ms. Soledad Urruela Arenales (Guatemala), member of the 1540 committee at a meeting of the Committee on Hemispheric Security Organization of American States Washington, D.C. 17 January 2013 CP/CSH/INF.342/13

Note from the Permanent Mission of Colombia requesting the inclusion of an item relating to the Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Public Security in the Americas on the order of business for the meeting scheduled for March 14, 2013CP/CSH-1481/13

Follow-up of the Joint Meeting of the Permanent Council and the Inter-American Council for Integral Development (CIDI) Report of the Secretariat of Multidimensional Security to the Committee on Hemispheric Security CP/CSH-1482/13

Draft resolution Advancing Hemispheric Security: A Multidimensional Approach (Presented by the Chair and considered at the meetings held on April 4, 11, 18, 23, and 30, and May 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 23, and 24, 2013) CP/CSH-1490/13 rev. 12

Proposed language for the draft resolution on the Committee on Hemispheric Security for the Forty-third regular session of the General Assembly (Presented by the Eastern Republic of Uruguay) CP/CSH-1491/13

Note from the Permanent Mission of Brazil to the Chair of the Committee on Hemispheric Security (CSH) requesting the inclusion of the item "Brazilian Military Presence in Haiti" on the agenda of the meeting of May 2 CP/CSH-1501/13

Proposed paragraphs for the draft resolution "Advancing Hemispheric Security: A Multidimensional Approach" (As of May 24, 2013) CP/CSH-1502/13 rev. 7

Draft resolution Advancing Hemispheric Security: A Multidimensional Approach CP/CSH-1559/14 rev. 5 corr. 1

  • Paragraphs proposed for the draft resolution "Advancing Hemispheric Security: A Multidimensional Approach" - Preventing violence and crime (Presented by the delegation of Guatemala) CP/CSH-1559/14 add. 1

  • Paragraphs proposed for the draft resolution "Advancing Hemispheric Security: A Multidimensional Approach" - The Americas as an Antipersonnel Landmine-Free Zone (Presented by the delegation of Mexico) CP/CSH-1559/14 add. 2

  • Paragraphs proposed for the draft resolution "Advancing Hemispheric Security: A Multidimensional Approach" - Consolidation of the Regime established in the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean (Treaty of Tlatelolco) (Presented by the delegation of Mexico) CP/CSH-1559/14 add. 3

  • Paragraphs proposed for the draft resolution "Advancing Hemispheric Security: A Multidimensional Approach" - Disarmament, and nonproliferation in the Hemisphere (Presented by the delegation of Mexico) CP/CSH-1559/14add. 4

Paragraphs proposed for the draft resolution Advancing Hemispheric Security: A Multidimensional Approach on the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism (CICTE) (Presented by the Chair of CICTE) CP/CSH-1562/14

Paragraphs proposed for the draft resolution Advancing Hemispheric Security: A Multidimensional Approach on the the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD) (Approved in the Fifty-Fifth Regular Session of CICAD)CP/CSH-1563/14

"Inter-American Public Security Information and Knowledge Network"  CP/CSH-1587/15
(Presentation by Dr. Paulina Duarte, Director of the Department of Public Security of the Secretariat for Multidimensional Security – Meeting of the Committee on Hemispheric Security of October 9, 2014)

Inter-American Network for Police Development and Professionalization (Presentation made by Paulina Duarte, Director of the Department of Public Security, Secretariat for Multidimensional Security - March 6, 2015 Meeting of the Committee on Hemispheric Security) CP/CSH/INF 422/15

The International Committee of the Red Cross's (ICRC's) Role in Situations of Violence Below the Threshold of Armed Conflict (Topic of the presentation made by Mrs. Elena Ajmone Sessera, Deputy Chief of Operations for the Americas of the International Committee of the Red Cross “ICRC” at the Meeting of the Committee on Hemispheric Security held on May 21, 2015) CP/CSH/INF-423/15

Replies by the President of AMERIPOL to the Concerns of Member States formulated on the Occasions of the Presentation on AMERIPOL by its President at the Meeting of the CSH of May 7, 2015 CP/CSH-1668/15

Operational Guidelines for the Inter-American Network for the Prevention of Violence and Crime (Proposal presented by the Department of Public Security) CP/CSH-1679/15

Regulations for the Voluntary Contribution Fund for the Prevention of Violence and Crime (Fund-PREV) (Proposal presented by the Department of Public Security) CP/CSH-1680/15

Proyecto de Resolución - Lugar y fecha de la primera reunión del Grupo de Trabajo Técnico Subsidiario sobre la Cooperación Internacional, convocada por la resolución AG/RES. 2866 (XLIV-O/14) (Presentado por la Misión Permanente de Colombia) CP/CSH-1685/15

Proposed Methodology for developing a catalogue of Public Security Training Courses in the Hemisphere CP/CSH-1690/15