REGIONAL COOPERATION IN PUBLIC SECURITY: ASSESSMENT OF UNASUR’S NORMATIVE FRAMEWORK

Juliana Viggiano

Abstract


This paper considers the normative framework that support regional cooperative practices in public security based on the activities carried out by UNASUR’s South American Council on Citizen Security, Justice and Coordination of Actions against Transnational Organized Crime. The article discusses differences and similarities between the conceptions of cooperation and public policies, analyzes the documents produced within the Council and presents limitations, obstacles and opportunities identified from the reading of these documents with regard to regional cooperation in public security.


Keywords


Regional Cooperation, Regional Security, UNASUR.



DOI: https://doi.org/10.22456/2238-6912.87986

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