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EXECUTION OF THE HEMISPHERIC PLAN OF ACTION
AGAINST TRANSNATIONAL ORGANIZED CRIME AND
STRENGTHENING OF HEMISPHERIC COOPERATION

(Adopted at the fourth plenary session, held on June 3, 2008)



THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY,
CONCERNED that the security of the states of the Hemisphere is affected, in various ways, by traditional threats and by new threats, concerns, and other challenges of diverse types, such as transnational organized crime, as well as by the growing complexity and diversity of the activities of organized criminal groups;
RECALLING that in the Declaration on Security in the Americas, adopted at the Special Conference on Security, held in Mexico City in October 2003, the member states condemned transnational organized crime, since it constitutes an assault on institutions in our countries and negatively affects our societies, and therefore renewed the commitment to fighting it by strengthening the domestic legal framework, the rule of law, and multilateral cooperation, respectful of the sovereignty of each state;
BEARING IN MIND:
The Hemispheric Plan of Action against Transnational Organized Crime, adopted by the Permanent Council through resolution CP/RES. 908 (1567/06), for the purpose of preventing and combating transnational organized crime in the framework of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (Palermo Convention) and the three additional protocols thereto–the Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air; the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children; and the Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition;
Resolution AG/RES. 2026 (XXXIV-O/04), “Fighting Transnational Organized Crime in the Hemisphere,” which laid the foundations for addressing this topic in the Organization;
The conclusions and recommendations of the Meeting of Government Experts to Consider the Advisability of Developing a Hemispheric Plan of Action against Transnational Organized Crime, held on April 18 and 19, 2005, in Washington, D.C., which established, among other things, that it would be advisable to develop such a plan of action;
Resolution AG/RES. 2116 (XXXV-O/05), “Fighting Transnational Organized Crime in the Hemisphere,” which established the Special Committee on Transnational Organized Crime (CEDOT), under the auspices of the Permanent Council, as a mechanism for preparing a plan of action against transnational organized crime, taking as a point of reference the Palermo Convention and the protocols thereto;
Resolution AG/RES. 2189 (XXXVI-O/06), “Fighting Transnational Organized Crime in the Hemisphere,” which authorized the Permanent Council to adopt the Hemispheric Plan of Action against Transnational Organized Crime once the work of the Special Committee had been completed;
The report of the Chair of the Special Committee on Transnational Organized Crime (CE/DOT-56/06), which highlights the efforts carried out to draw up the Hemispheric Plan of Action; and
Resolution AG/RES. 2334 (XXXVII-O/07), “Execution of the Hemispheric Plan of Action against Transnational Organized Crime”;
NOTING WITH SATISFACTION:
The Conclusions and Recommendations of the First Meeting of the Technical Group on Transnational Organized Crime (GT/DOT-I/doc.6/07 rev. 1), held in Mexico City on July 26 and 27, 2007, which will serve as a basis for drawing up the Technical Group’s work program;
The conclusions and recommendations of the Seventh Meeting of Ministers of Justice or Other Ministers or Attorneys General of the Americas (REMJA-VII), held in Washington, D.C., in April 2008; and
The establishment, by Executive Order No. 05-13 Rev. 1, of the Department for the Prevention of Threats against Public Security, which is responsible for coordinating, inter alia, the efforts of the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS) in areas related to the prevention of and the fight against transnational organized crime;
WELCOMING the offer by the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to host the Second Meeting of the Technical Group on Transnational Organized Crime during the third quarter of 2008, to further strengthen cooperation among member states; and
RECOGNIZING that it is important that member states improve and strengthen measures designed to eradicate poverty, inequity, and social exclusion, which in some circumstances make vulnerable groups more likely to become victims of the actions of transnational organized crime,
RESOLVES:


  1. To promote full implementation of the Hemispheric Plan of Action against Transnational Organized Crime, the principal purpose of which is to further application by member states of the Organization of American States (OAS) of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (Palermo Convention) and the three protocols thereto.




  1. To exhort those member states that have not yet done so to consider acceding to or ratifying, as the case may be, and to implement as soon as possible the Palermo Convention and the three protocols thereto, and to participate actively in the Conference of States Parties to the Palermo Convention, including by responding to the self-assessment questionnaires.3/




  1. To invite member states that have not yet done so to designate as soon as possible a national point of contact to coordinate and facilitate follow-up to this Hemispheric Plan of Action at the domestic level, pursuant to Section III, paragraph 3, of the Hemispheric Plan of Action against Transnational Organized Crime. With this information, the General Secretariat will prepare a directory, which will be distributed to the member states every six months, thus ensuring that it is kept updated.




  1. To request the General Secretariat to collaborate in drawing up the work program of the Technical Group on Transnational Organized Crime on the basis of the document containing the conclusions and recommendations of the first meeting of the Group, for subsequent evaluation and adoption by the Permanent Council.




  1. To encourage the member states to continue playing an active part in the fight against transnational organized crime in its diverse manifestations and to adopt the necessary measures for implementation of the Hemispheric Plan of Action against Transnational Organized Crime in their respective countries, and to contribute to the OAS with financial or human resources, or in kind, in order to achieve the objectives established in the Plan of Action.




  1. To urge the member states that have not yet done so to submit to the General Secretariat by the end of October 2008 a list of the technical assistance and training they can provide and/or they need, as the case may be, to combat transnational organized crime, so that this information may be incorporated into the assessment prepared by the Department of Public Security of the Secretariat for Multidimensional Security.




  1. To urge member states to participate in the Second Meeting of the Technical Group on Transnational Organized Crime, to be held in Trinidad and Tobago during the third quarter of 2008.




  1. To instruct the Permanent Council to prepare and consider, through the Committee on Hemispheric Security, the agenda and schedule for the Second Meeting of the Technical Group on Transnational Organized Crime, with assistance from the Secretariat for Multidimensional Security.




  1. To urge the Technical Group on Transnational Organized Crime to consider meeting at least once a year to decide on activities and programs to continue implementation of the Hemispheric Plan of Action.




  1. To request the General Secretariat to pursue its efforts in training, technical assistance, and capacity-building to prevent, investigate, and eradicate acts of transnational organized crime at the bilateral, subregional, regional, and multilateral levels, in coordination with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and other relevant assistance providers.




  1. To instruct the Permanent Council to present a report on the implementation of this resolution to the General Assembly at its thirty-ninth regular session.




  1. To request the Permanent Council and the General Secretariat to report to the General Assembly at its thirty-ninth regular session on the implementation of this resolution, the execution of which shall be subject to the availability of financial resources in the program-budget of the Organization and other resources.

AG/RES. 2380 (XXXVIII-O/08)


PROMOTION OF HEMISPHERIC COOPERATION
IN DEALING WITH CRIMINAL GANGS
(Adopted at the fourth plenary session, held on June 3, 2008)

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY,


RECALLING resolutions AG/RES. 2144 (XXXV-O/05), “Promotion of Hemispheric Cooperation in Dealing with Gangs”; AG/RES. 2247 (XXXVI-O/06), “Promotion of Hemispheric Cooperation in Dealing with Gangs Involved in Criminal Activities”; and AG/RES. 2299 (XXXVII-O/07), “Promotion of Hemispheric Cooperation in Dealing with Criminal Gangs”;
HAVING SEEN the presentations by the agencies of the inter-American system and General Secretariat bodies during the special meeting of the Committee on Hemispheric Security to analyze the problem of criminal gangs, held on January 17, 2008;
TAKING NOTE of the comments by member states at that special meeting; and of their concern at the expansion of the phenomenon of criminal gangs to different countries and subregions, in various forms and with various characteristics, as well as at the trend, in some cases, toward more violent forms of behavior and growing links with illicit arms trafficking, illicit drug use and trafficking, extortion, and other offenses;
RECOGNIZING that poverty, inequity, and social exclusion, among other factors, may create conditions conducive to the emergence of criminal gangs;
REAFFIRMING that, in the Declaration of Mar del Plata of the Fourth Summit of the Americas, the Heads of State and Government emphasized their concern over the problem of criminal gangs and related phenomena, and over their impact on the economic and social environment, which threatens the progress our societies have made in their quest for stability, democratization, and sustainable development;
CONSIDERING that there are different categories of gangs, for each of which it is necessary to design and implement targeted, balanced, crosscutting, and comprehensive public policies that combine protection of human rights, effective and fair law enforcement, prevention of violence, rehabilitation, and the reincorporation of the transgressors and their victims;
BEARING IN MIND the opinion of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) that it is generally agreed “that the quest for initiatives aimed at guaranteeing public security needs to be based on firm principles of respect for human rights”;
UNDERSCORING the need for states to cooperate closely with one another and to adopt a regional strategy for dealing with criminal gangs; and
NOTING the conclusions, recommendations, and initiatives emerging from the forums and meetings being held at the subregional level on ways to deal with the criminal gangs problem,

RESOLVES:




  1. To instruct the General Secretariat, working in coordination with the competent organs, agencies, and entities of the Organization of American States, to continue to lend coordinated support to initiatives by member states aimed at preventing and fully addressing the phenomenon of criminal gangs in its diverse forms and specific manifestations, as well as the social reinsertion of transgressors.




  1. To instruct the General Secretariat to present, through the Department of Public Security of the Secretariat for Multidimensional Security and in coordination with the other pertinent areas of the Secretariat, a proposed background document for discussion of a regional cooperation strategy and to support the preparation of such a strategy.




  1. To instruct the Permanent Council to establish, through the Committee on Hemispheric Security, a working group, to replace the Contact Group made up of member states that are concerned or particularly affected by the phenomenon of criminal gangs, for preparing a regional strategy to promote inter-American cooperation in dealing with criminal gangs, paying due heed to the presentations given by the agencies of the inter-American system and by the member states during the special meeting devoted to analyzing the criminal gangs problem.




  1. To request the Permanent Council and the General Secretariat to report to the General Assembly at its thirty-ninth regular session on the implementation of this resolution, the execution of which shall be subject to the availability of financial resources in the program-budget of the Organization and other resources.

AG/RES. 2381 (XXXVIII-O/08)
INTER-AMERICAN CONVENTION AGAINST THE ILLICIT MANUFACTURING OF
AND TRAFFICKING IN FIREARMS, AMMUNITION, EXPLOSIVES,
AND OTHER RELATED MATERIALS
(Adopted at the fourth plenary session, held on June 3, 2008)

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY,


HAVING SEEN the Annual Report of the Permanent Council to the General Assembly (AG/doc.4820/08), in particular the section on the matters entrusted to the Committee on Hemispheric Security;
REITERATING the urgent need for all member states to take the appropriate measures and to cooperate with one another to prevent, combat, and eradicate the illicit manufacturing of and trafficking in firearms, ammunition, explosives, and other related materials, because of the harmful effects of these activities on the security of each state and the region as a whole, since they jeopardize the well-being of people, their social and economic development, and their right to live in peace;
REAFFIRMING the principles of sovereignty, nonintervention, and the juridical equality of states;
UNDERSCORING the importance of the Inter-American Convention against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives, and Other Related Materials (CIFTA) for promoting and facilitating cooperation and the sharing of information and experiences among the states parties with a view to preventing, combating, and eradicating the illicit manufacturing of and trafficking in firearms, ammunition, explosives, and other related materials;
REAFFIRMING the importance of promoting and facilitating cooperation and the sharing of information and experiences among all the states at the bilateral, regional, and international levels, with a view to averting, combating, and eradicating the illicit manufacturing of and trafficking in firearms, ammunition, explosives, and other related materials;
REAFFIRMING ALSO the validity of the decisions adopted by the First Conference of the States Party to the Inter-American Convention against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives, and Other Related Materials (CIFTA), held in Bogotá, Colombia, on March 8 and 9, 2004, and in particular the commitments and measures agreed to in the Declaration of Bogotá on the Functioning and Application of the Inter-American Convention against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives, and Other Related Materials (Declaration of Bogotá);
EMPHASIZING that the Second Conference of the States Party to the CIFTA, held in Mexico City on February 20 and 21, 2008, at which the member states adopted the Tlatelolco Commitment, will contribute to implementation of the CIFTA and help counter new threats, in accordance with the Declaration on Security in the Americas;
CONSIDERING that the states of the Hemisphere recognized, in the Declaration on Security in the Americas, adopted on October 28, 2003, in Mexico City, that the illicit manufacturing of and trafficking in firearms, ammunition, explosives, and other related materials are a threat to hemispheric security and, when used by terrorists and criminals, undermine the rule of law, breed violence and, in some cases, impunity, exacerbate conflicts, and represent a serious threat to human security, and that they agreed to combat the illicit manufacturing of and trafficking in firearms, ammunition, explosives, and other related materials;
BEARING IN MIND the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects, the hemispheric contribution to its implementation, and the importance of taking concrete measures in the Hemisphere toward implementation of the national, regional, and global components of that Programme of Action;
TAKING NOTE of the efforts of the United Nations to promote implementation of the International Tracing Instrument through practical workshops, including the workshop to be held in Brazil in June 2008;
RECALLING resolutions AG/RES. 1 (XXIV-E/97), AG/RES. 1621 (XXIX-O/99), AG/RES. 1750 (XXX-O/00), AG/RES. 1800 (XXXI-O/01), AG/RES. 1874 (XXXII-O/02), AG/RES. 1972 (XXXIII-O/03), AG/RES. 1999 (XXXIV-O/04), AG/RES. 2094 (XXXV-O/05), AG/RES. 2179 (XXXVI-O/06), and AG/RES. 2341 (XXXVII-O/07), regarding the CIFTA;
CONSIDERING the substantial progress made by the Consultative Committee of the CIFTA, especially the decisions adopted at its ninth regular meeting, held on May 9, 2008;
NOTING WITH SATISFACTION:
The results of the Third Meeting of the Group of Experts to Prepare Model Legislation in the Areas to Which the CIFTA Refers, regarding model legislation on legislative measures to establish as criminal offenses the illicit manufacturing of and trafficking in firearms, ammunition, explosives, and other related materials (Article IV), held on October 15 and 16, 2007, at the headquarters of the Organization of American States (OAS);
The presentation at the Second Conference of the States Party to the CIFTA, held in Mexico City on February 20 and 21, 2008, of national experiences and developments in the framework of the CIFTA, and of the report drawn up by the Technical Secretariat on the level of country compliance with the CIFTA (CIFTA/CEP-II/doc.5/08);
The Work Program for 2008-2009 of the Consultative Committee of the CIFTA, which the Committee adopted at its ninth regular meeting; and
The firearms destruction programs carried out by OAS member states in the framework of the CIFTA, the Declaration of Bogotá, and the Tlatelolco Commitment; and the technical support of the General Secretariat in this area;
HAVING SEEN the report of the Secretary General on the status of signatures and ratifications of the CIFTA and noting that this Convention has been signed by 33 member states and ratified by 27 of them; and
REAFFIRMING the importance of the earliest possible entry into force of the CIFTA in all member states in order to facilitate and guarantee the achievement of its purposes throughout the Hemisphere,
RESOLVES:


  1. To urge all member states that have not already done so to give prompt consideration to ratifying or acceding to, as the case may be, the Inter-American Convention against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives, and Other Related Materials (CIFTA), and to adopting all necessary measures for its effective implementation.




  1. To endorse the Tlatelolco Commitment adopted by the Second Conference of the States Party to the CIFTA, held in Mexico City on February 20 and 21, 2008.




  1. To urge the member states of the Organization of American States (OAS) to incorporate into their national law, as appropriate, legally binding subregional, regional, and international instruments for strengthening border control in the region against illicit trafficking in firearms, ammunition, explosives, and other related materials.




  1. To adopt model legislation on the legislative measures to establish as criminal offenses the illicit manufacturing of and trafficking in firearms, ammunition, explosives, and related materials, as well as model legislation on the strengthening of controls at export points for firearms, ammunition, explosives, and other related materials, both of which were approved by the Consultative Committee at its ninth regular meeting, held on May 9, 2008.




  1. To encourage the OAS member states to implement, as appropriate, the aforementioned model legislation; and to urge them to request assistance, through the Technical Secretariat, where appropriate, to aid in the development and enactment of this model legislation.




  1. To convene, in the framework of the Consultative Committee of the CIFTA, the Fourth Meeting of the OAS Group of Experts to Prepare Model Legislation in the Areas to Which the CIFTA Refers, for January 29 and 30, 2009, at OAS headquarters, to consider draft model legislation on confiscation or forfeiture, pursuant to Article VII of the Convention.




  1. To convene, in the framework of the Consultative Committee of the CIFTA, the Fifth Meeting of the OAS Group of Experts to Prepare Model Legislation in the Areas to Which the CIFTA Refers, for October 8 and 9, 2009, at OAS headquarters, to consider draft model legislation on recordkeeping, confidentiality, and exchange of information, pursuant to Articles XI, XII, and XIII of the Convention.




  1. To convene, in the framework of the Consultative Committee of the CIFTA, for the last quarter of 2008 at OAS headquarters, a meeting of the appropriate national customs authorities dedicated to enhancing cooperation on the enforcement of international regulations on the movement of firearms, ammunition, explosives, and other related materials.

  2. To convene for April 23 and 24, 2009, at OAS headquarters, the Tenth Regular Meeting of the Consultative Committee of the CIFTA, pursuant to Article XXI of the Convention, and likewise to lend support to any appropriate preparatory meetings.




  1. To request the General Secretariat to continue organizing, in the framework of the CIFTA, the Declaration of Bogotá on the Functioning and Application of the Inter-American Convention against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives, and Other Related Materials (Declaration of Bogotá), and the Tlatelolco Commitment, specialized workshops and training programs on the destruction of small arms, light weapons, and ammunition, on stockpile management, and on the identification, marking, tracing, inventory control, and diversion of firearms, ammunition, and explosives.




  1. To request the Consultative Committee to take the necessary measures, with support from the Technical Secretariat, with a view to implementation of the agreements reached in the Tlatelolco Commitment, in particular those mentioned in paragraphs 15 to 20, at its meetings scheduled for this year.




  1. To invite the Consultative Committee of the CIFTA to continue reporting periodically to the Committee on Hemispheric Security of the Permanent Council on developments in the implementation of the Declaration of Bogotá and the Tlatelolco Commitment, so that said Committee may take such information into account when preparing coordinated strategies and integrated action plans in connection with the new threats, concerns, and other challenges to hemispheric security.




  1. To invite the OAS member states to consider making voluntary contributions, in the form of financial and human resources, to bring about the full implementation of the CIFTA and the strengthening of its Technical Secretariat.




  1. To request OAS member states and permanent observers, and international, regional, and subregional organizations interested in the subject, as well as the international community, to consider the possibility of providing the Technical Secretariat with technical, financial, and educational assistance to support the implementation of measures to prevent, combat, and eradicate the illicit manufacturing of and trafficking in firearms, ammunition, explosives, and other related materials.




  1. To direct that the meetings of the Consultative Committee, including meetings within this framework, be held within the resources allocated in the program-budget of the Organization and other available resources; and to request the General Secretariat to provide the necessary administrative and technical secretariat support for these purposes.




  1. To request the Secretary General to present a report to the General Assembly at its thirty-ninth regular session on the status of signatures and ratifications of the CIFTA.




  1. To request the Permanent Council to report to the General Assembly at its thirty-ninth regular session on the implementation of this resolution, the execution of which shall be subject to the availability of financial resources in the program-budget of the Organization and other resources.

AG/RES. 2382 (XXXVIII-O/08)


INTER-AMERICAN CONVENTION ON TRANSPARENCY
IN CONVENTIONAL WEAPONS ACQUISITIONS
(Adopted at the fourth plenary session, held on June 3, 2008)

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY,


HAVING SEEN the Annual Report of the Permanent Council to the General Assembly (AG/doc.4820/08), in particular the section on the activities of the Committee on Hemispheric Security;
BEARING IN MIND:
That one of the essential purposes of the Organization of American States (OAS) set forth in its Charter is to achieve an effective limitation of conventional weapons that will make it possible to devote the largest amount of resources to the economic and social development of the member states;
That the Inter-American Convention on Transparency in Conventional Weapons Acquisitions recognizes that, in accordance with the Charter of the Organization of American States and the Charter of the United Nations, member states have the inherent right to individual and collective self-defense; and
That the Declaration on Security in the Americas also recognizes that transparency in conventional weapons acquisitions and in defense policies, the limitation of military spending, while maintaining capabilities commensurate with legitimate defense and security needs, as well as other cooperation mechanisms between countries, are important confidence- and security-building measures which contribute to the reduction of tensions and to the strengthening of regional and international peace and security;
CONSIDERING that, in the Plan of Action of the Third Summit of the Americas, held in Quebec City, the Heads of State and Government declared that they would strive to improve the transparency and accountability of defense and security institutions and promote greater understanding and cooperation among government agencies involved in security and defense issues, through such means as increased sharing of defense policy and doctrine papers and personnel and information exchanges, including improving transparency in arms acquisitions;
NOTING WITH SATISFACTION that the Governments of Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela have deposited their instruments of ratification or accession, bringing to 12 the number of OAS member states that are states parties to the Inter-American Convention on Transparency in Conventional Weapons Acquisitions; and
NOTING that the Second Meeting of States Parties to the Inter-American Convention on Transparency in Conventional Weapons Acquisitions to Prepare for the 2009 Conference of States Parties was held in Washington, D.C., on April 14, 2008,

RESOLVES:


1. To reaffirm, where applicable, its mandates to the Permanent Council and to the General Secretariat contained in resolution AG/RES. 2268 (XXXVII-O/07), “Inter-American Convention on Transparency in Conventional Weapons Acquisitions,” as well as the recommendations to the member states contained therein.
2. To reaffirm its commitment to the principles of the Inter-American Convention on Transparency in Conventional Weapons Acquisitions and other related instruments applicable at the global, regional, and subregional levels.
3. To invite all member states which have not already done so to consider signing, ratifying, and/or acceding to the Convention.
4. To request the Permanent Council to convene, through the Committee on Hemispheric Security, a meeting to consider the functioning and application of the Convention, as well as the preparations for the Conference of States Parties to be held in 2009, extending invitations to attend as observers to non-states parties, relevant regional and international organizations, and civil society organizations.
5. To urge states parties to identify national points of contact by no later than July 15, 2008, for the purpose of contributing to the preparation of annual reports and notifications.
6. To invite states parties, non-states parties, permanent observers, regional and international organizations, and civil society organizations interested in transparency in conventional weapons acquisitions to consider the possibility of offering technical assistance to those states that so request and/or making voluntary contributions to support activities related to the application of the Convention.
7. To request that the General Secretariat, in accordance with Article V of the Convention, contact the permanent observers to the OAS so that they may contribute to the objective of the Convention by providing information annually to the General Secretariat on their exports of conventional weapons to the states parties to the Convention.
8. To request the Secretary General to forward this resolution to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the Secretary General of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), the Association of South-East Asian Nations Regional Forum (ARF), and other pertinent regional organizations.
9. To request the Secretary General to present a report to the Permanent Council prior to the thirty-ninth regular session of the General Assembly on the status of signatures and ratifications of the Convention and of accessions thereto.
10. To request the Permanent Council to report to the General Assembly at its thirty-ninth regular session on the implementation of this resolution, the execution of which shall be subject to the availability of financial resources in the program-budget of the Organization and other resources.
AG/RES. 2383 (XXXVIII-O/08)
FIRST MEETING OF MINISTERS AND HIGH AUTHORITIES OF
SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF CIDI
(Adopted at the fourth plenary session, held on June 3, 2008)

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY,


HAVING SEEN:
Resolutions CIDI/RES. 160 (IX-O/04), “Inter-American Committee on Social Development”; CIDI/RES. 165 (X-O/05), “Poverty, Equity, and Social Inclusion: Follow-up to the Declaration of Margarita”; CIDI/RES. 172 (X-O/05), “Report of the First Meeting of the Inter-American Committee on Social Development”; CIDI/RES. 186 (XI-O/06), “Activity Report of the Inter-American Committee on Social Development”; CIDI/RES. 198 (XII-O/07), “Hemispheric Cooperation for the Promotion of Social Development: Second Meeting of the Inter-American Committee on Social Development and First Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development within the Framework of CIDI”; and CIDI/RES. 206 (XIII-O/08), “First Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development within the Framework of CIDI”; and
Resolutions AG/RES. 1984 (XXXIV-O/04), “Inter-American Committee on Social Development”; AG/RES. 2081 (XXXV-O/05), “Poverty, Equity, and Social Inclusion: Follow-up to the Declaration of Margarita”; AG/RES. 2085 (XXXV-O/05), “Report of the First Meeting of the Inter-American Committee on Social Development”; AG/RES. 2210 (XXXVI-O/06), “Activity Report of the Inter-American Committee on Social Development”; and AG/RES. 2311 (XXXVII-O/07), “Hemispheric Cooperation for the Promotion of Social Development: Second Meeting of the Inter-American Committee on Social Development and First Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development within the Framework of CIDI”;
TAKING INTO ACCOUNT that the Heads of State and Government gathered at the Fourth Summit of the Americas, held in Mar del Plata, Argentina, made the commitment to entrust the First Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development within the Framework of CIDI with considering, among other subjects, progress with respect to the commitments made in the Plan of Action of the Fourth Summit of the Americas that pertain to its area of competence;
BEARING IN MIND that the Government of Chile offered to host the First Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development within the Framework of CIDI and that, through resolutions CEPCIDI/RES. 142 (CXXXV-O/07), “Convocation of the First Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development within the Framework of CIDI,” and CEPCIDI/RES. 144 (CXL-O/08), “Change in the Date of the First Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development within the Framework of CIDI,” the Permanent Executive Committee of the Inter-American Council for Integral Development (CEPCIDI) approved its convocation for July 9 and 10, 2008, in Chile; and
TAKING NOTE of the Final Report of the Second Meeting of the Inter-American Committee on Social Development (CIDES) (CIDI/CIDES doc.8/07), held in Washington, D.C., on October 23 and 24, 2007,
RESOLVES:


  1. To accept with gratitude the offer by the Government of Chile to host the First Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development within the Framework of CIDI, on July 9 and 10, 2008, in Reñaca, Chile.




  1. To instruct the Inter-American Committee on Social Development (CIDES) to work together with the Executive Secretariat for Integral Development (SEDI) to provide the necessary support for the preparation of and follow-up to the First Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development within the Framework of CIDI.




  1. To urge member states to send their ministers and highest authorities in the area of social development to take part in said meeting.




  1. To instruct the General Secretariat to provide, through SEDI, the necessary support for the preparation of and follow-up to the First Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development within the Framework of CIDI and to report periodically to the Permanent Executive Committee of the Inter-American Council for Integral Development (CEPCIDI) on those preparations.




  1. To request CIDI to report to the General Assembly at its thirty-ninth regular session on the implementation of this resolution, the execution of which shall be subject to the availability of financial resources in the program-budget of the Organization and other resources.

AG/RES. 2384 (XXXVIII-O/08)


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