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Documento de Marco Sectorial de Seguridad Ciudadana y Justicia

  • 1 November 2016
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Documento de Marco Sectorial de Seguridad Ciudadana y Justicia

El presente Documento de Marco Sectorial (SFD, por sus siglas en inglés) presenta las prioridades del Banco en el sector de seguridad ciudadana y justicia, en adelante “el sector”.

Citizen Security - Conceptual Framework and Empirical Evidence

  • 1 November 2016
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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.

Crime Prevention and Community Safety: Cities and the New Urban Agenda

  • 1 November 2016
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Crime Prevention and Community Safety: Cities and the New Urban Agenda

The report is intended primarily for three key sectors: decision-makers and elected officials who are responsible for creating safer and more inclusive societies, whether at national, state or local level; practitioners and professionals whose work has a major impact on building safe and healthy communities, ranging from the police and the justice sector to social and health workers, teachers and civil society and non-governmental organizations; and the research community, including those in universities and institutes who help build knowledge and evidence on the effectiveness and the costs and benefits of prevention policies and practice.

Compendium of United Nations standards and norms in crime prevention and criminal justice

  • 1 November 2016
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Compendium of United Nations standards and norms in crime prevention and criminal justice

Criminal justice systems differ from one country to the other and their response to antisocial behaviors is not always homogeneous. However, over the years the United Nations standards and norms in crime prevention and criminal justice have provided a collective vision of how criminal justice system should be structured.

Caribbean Human Development Report 2012

  • 1 November 2016
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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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