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Citizen Security in Central America : Situational Diagnoses
Publicada en marzo del 2000
In January 1998, the IIHR started the two-year project
"Citizen Security in Central America," sponsored by the
Government of the Republic of China-Taiwan, in which Belize,
Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua
agreed to participate.
Its general objective was to encourage actions intended
to provide sustainable solutions to the problems of crime and
insecurity in these countries, through a pilot experience in a
previously determined area using the problem-solving approach.
Its most important specific objectives were: a) to reduce both,
the most serious forms of criminal behaviour, and the citizens'
feelings of insecurity; b) to improve the image of the police and
the criminal justice system; c) to encourage and promote the
active participation of civil society in the search for solutions to
the problems of crime and citizen insecurity; and d) to contribute
to inter-institutional co-ordination on the subject of citizen