• EL PAcCTO’s Covid Channel is created
    Europa y Latinoamérica / Covid-19
    EL PAcCTO’s Covid Channel is created

    Institutions from the European Union and Latin America in charge of fighting crime will benefit from an exchange of information on Covid-19.

    26 de marzo 2020
  • EL PAcCTO during the Covid-19 pandemic
    Europa y Latinoamérica / Covid-19
    EL PAcCTO during the Covid-19 pandemic

    We are all still active and committed to ensuring that the Covid-19 pandemic has the least possible impact on the implementation of the Programme.

    25 de marzo 2020
  • Path to the development of inter-institutional coordination
    Europa y Latinoamérica / Coordinación Interinstitucional
    Path to the development of inter-institutional coordination

    Several countries in the Latin American region have gone on an exchange visit to learn about the operation of Specialised Multidisciplinary Teams (EMEs) in Spain, France and Portugal.

    17 de marzo 2020
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  • Police Cooperation

    Police Cooperation

    The fight against organised crime is an international challenge because there are no borders and there is no limit on criminals’ imagination when it comes to committing crimes. The overall goal of the Police Cooperation Cooperation of EL PAcCTO is to strengthen the police services responsible ...

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    Police Cooperation
  • Cooperation among Justice Systems

    Cooperation among Justice Systems

    The characteristics of organised crime are its international dimension, its significant economic volume and the complexity of its operations. They are detrimental to the general economy, weaken institutions and cause public insecurity and other social problems. The investigation and prosecution ...

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    Cooperation among Justice Systems
  • Penitentiary Systems

    Penitentiary Systems

    Latin American prisons have a high rate of overcrowding and present a diffuse infiltration of criminal organisations that often transform them into real schools of crime. The general objectives of the Penitentiary Systems component of EL PAcCTO are to improve penitentiary management systems, the ...

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    Penitentiary Systems
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Action area

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We are a demand-driven programme covering 18 countries of the region    

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Videos

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  • What crimes are committed in the time of Covid-19?
    What crimes are committed in the time of Covid-19?

    The coordinator of the Cooperation among Justice Systems component tells us in the following video what actions are considered crimes in the midst of a health crisis.

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  • Message of thanks for the effort against the Covid-19
    Message of thanks for the effort against the Covid-19

    We want to send a message of thanks to all our partners for the effort they are making to end the Covid-19 crisis.

  • https://www.youtube.com/embed/fkF_YEQcv8g
  • This is how 2019 was for EL PAcCTO
    This is how 2019 was for EL PAcCTO

    The creation of Specialised Multidisciplinary Teams, the inauguration of the Paso Canoas Police Cooperation Centre, efforts to consolidate cooperation networks with EUROPOL, EUROJUST and AL and ...

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Blog

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  • The Pangolin, the desire for profit and the global health crisis
    Europa y Latinoamérica / Covid-19
    The Pangolin, the desire for profit and the global health crisis

    The trafficking of protected species not only causes great damage to the environment. It has also produced the biggest health crisis in the last hundred years.

    25 de marzo 2020
  • Covid-19 and international law
    Europa y Latinoamérica / Covid-19
    Covid-19 and international law

    The Covid-19 pandemic is encouraging attempts to understand how the international community and state laws deal with the presence of certain agents for committing criminal acts, from an exclusively ...

    25 de marzo 2020
  • More women, more equality and more safety
    Europa y Latinoamérica / Gender
    More women, more equality and more safety

    Under the motto "I belong to the Equality Generation: For women's rights” on the 8th of March we celebrated International Women's Day. Without equality there is neither development, nor security, ...

    06 de marzo 2020
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