At the IDB, citizen security in Latin America and the Caribbean is a development priority. The IDB offers tailor-made answers to insecurity across the region. Programs focus on prevention and strengthening institutions.
Mitigating risk factors that trigger criminal behavior with a focus on vulnerable groups such as youth, women, indigenous populations and Afro-descendants.
A new leaf for youth in Belize
Advocating for a more effective community-based policing through the use of data management technology.
Police reform in Honduras
Rehabilitation, reinsertion and criminal justice: Improving the criminal justice system to increase access to justice and encourage rehabilitation and reinsertion.
Giving youth another chance in Panama
Connecting institutions dealing with citizen security.