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Citizen Security Initiative

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the main thematic priorities?

  • Social Prevention
  • Situational Prevention
  • Preventive Policing
  • Criminal justice
  • Penitentiary systems and social rehabilitation and reinsertion      
  • Citizen Security Governance              

Which entities are eligible for funding?

  • Borrowing countries, including national and subnational entities
  • Regional and subregional governmental institutions
  • Non-Profit organizations and community organizations

What are the selection criteria?

Proposals will be selected according to:

  • their compliance with IDB's framework of action and priorities in the area of citizen security;
  • their alignement with the objective and pillars of the Initiative; the Bank-country strategies; regional and sectorial strategies;
  • their socio-economic, environmental, financial, technical, institutional and legal viability. 

Additionally other criteria will be considered:

  • Expected catalytical impact;
  • Potential for innovation, evaluation and adaptability;
  • Comprehensive nature;
  • Regional balance.


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