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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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The objective of EL PAcCTO is to provide technical assistance to 18 Latin American countries in the fight against organized crime.    

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  • Women leaders EL PAcCTO
    Women leaders EL PAcCTO

    On the occasion of International Women's Day, THE PAcCTO responds to the question: "Women leaders, what for? We join the UN's effort to make this day visible with the chosen slogan: "Women leaders: ...

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  • How an Interinstitutional Technical Committee on Alternatives to Imprisonment is created
    How an Interinstitutional Technical Committee on Alternatives to Imprisonment is created

    Currently, organised crime has a strong presence in prisons, sometimes turning them into crime schools. Rising incarceration rates and overcrowding are the perfect combination for crime to ...

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  • Joint Research Team
    Joint Research Team

    What is a Joint Investigation Team? A fundamental tool of international cooperation of very recent creation. 2. A tool for the coordination of judicial authorities against ...

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  • The capture of Morabito and organised crime in Brazil
    Europa and latin america / Organized crime
    The capture of Morabito and organised crime in Brazil

    The Italian mobster had been on the run since 1994 for serious crimes including the trafficking of 600 kg of cocaine between Brazil and Italy.

    31 de May 2021
  • EL PAcCTO with the indigenous communities of Latin America
    Latin America / Police Cooperation
    EL PAcCTO with the indigenous communities of Latin America

    It is estimated that in the Latin American region there are approximately 45 million people who self-identify as indigenous, native or Afro-descendant. According to National Geographic data, they are ...

    20 de April 2021
  • Network of Prison Academies and the fight against crime
    Latin America / Cooperación
    Network of Prison Academies and the fight against crime

    EL PAcCTO has launched a new strategy to coordinate the Network of Prison Academies’ work between the European Union and Latin America. This article outlines how it works and what results it will ...

    25 de March 2021
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