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Citizen Security - Conceptual Framework and Empirical Evidence

  • 1 November 2016
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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Citizen Security - Conceptual Framework and Empirical Evidence

Given the strong ties linking citizen security and the development of Latin America and the Caribbean, the Bank has been supporting efforts to tackle crime and violence. It has framed its work in citizen security through the establishment of specific guidelines (Operational Guidelines for Program Design and Execution in the Area of Civic Coexistence and Public Safety, GN-2535), which identify the Bank’s areas of support, as well as those outside its mandate and those for which it does not have a comparative advantage as a development institution.

Caribbean Human Development Report 2012

  • 1 November 2016
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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Caribbean Human Development Report 2012

A key message of the report is that Caribbean countries need to focus on a model of security based on the human development approach, whereby citizen security is paramount, rather
than on the traditional state security model, whereby the protection of the state is the chief aim.

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