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Restoring Paradise in the Caribbean: Combatting Violence with Numbers

Restoring Paradise in the Caribbean: Combatting Violence with Numbers

While citizen security has become an ever-increasing concern for many Caribbean countries, the magnitude of the problem has not been matched with an equally robust response in terms of research. This volume analyses new data collected in household and business victimization surveys. 

Back to Office Report: Technical Exchange to The Dominican Republic - Belize Mission

  • 16 diciembre 2016
  • Ingresado por: Jane Piazer
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Back to Office Report: Technical Exchange to The Dominican Republic - Belize Mission
As a direct result of a Technical Cooperation Agreement between the countries of Belize and The Dominican Republic, a Technical Exchange was conducted March 29th to April 2nd, 2016. This Back to Office Report summarizes the meeting, events and accomplishments during the visit of the Belize delegation.

National Citizen Security and Coexistance Policy and Implementation Strategy

  • 25 noviembre 2016
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National Citizen Security and Coexistance Policy and Implementation Strategy was established by the Government of Colombia in 2011. The documento contemplates a social prevention and situational prevention chapter.

Mapping citizen security interventions in Latin America: reviewing the evidence

  • 1 noviembre 2016
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Mapping citizen security interventions in Latin America: reviewing the evidence

A combination of global, regional and local threats facing Latin Americans have given rise to an array of security responses. Some intervention strategies are heavy-handed and focused on restoring law and order, while others emphasize a wide array of preventive measures and are intended to support social cohesion.

Citizen Security - Conceptual Framework and Empirical Evidence

  • 1 noviembre 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.

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