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Hemispheric Plan of Action to Guide the Design of Public Policies to Prevent and Reduce Intentional Homicide

  • 16 October 2018
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Hemispheric Plan of Action to Guide the Design of Public Policies to Prevent and Reduce Intentional Homicide

The Action Plan is based on 9 principles that are transversal.
In addition to a general objective, the Plan seeks to achieve a total of 8 specific objectives through the implementation of its recommendations.

The recommendations are organized based on 3 core areas:

  1. Production, dissemination, and use of information and scientific evidence with 8 recommendations 
  2. Design and implementation of prevention policies and measures with 13 recommendations 
  3. Administration of criminal justice with 7 recommendations 

The Plan also establishes 11 guidelines for the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States as well as a follow up mechanism to monitor the implementation of the Plan and systematize the progress made. To see the full Plan, download document attached.

Category:Normative Framework
Country:- NA
Language:English
Year:2018
Institution:Organization of American States
Contact Information:prevention@oas.org
Author:Organization of American States

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