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InfoSegura Project

UNDP InfoSegura Project Continues to Support Citizen Security in Belize

On August 20, 2023, a ceremony to mark the launch of a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) at the Forensic Laboratory of the National Forensic Science Service (NFSS) was held at the Radisson Hotel in Belize City. This initiative is a part of the “Evidence-based Information Management for Citizen Security in Central America and the Dominican Republic Project” (also known as the InfoSegura Project), the first regional strategic partnership of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), which has been central to enhancing the capacities at key institutions ensuring the security of Belize’s citizens over the past decade.

The Belize Crime Observatory Announces Winners of the 2021 Media Awards for Excellence in Crime Reporting

The Media Awards is a follow-up to the Crime Data Reporting Workshop, hosted by the Belize Crime Observatory in March 2020, with sponsorship from USAID and support from UNDP, through the Infosegura Project. During that workshop, Media professionals from print, broadcast and online media mapped out several story ideas for future coverage. The concepts envisioned investigative work and collaboration with peers on a range of topics related to crime and violence and were judged by several communications and media experts in Belize.

USAID-funded InfoSegura strengthens data management and administrative capacity of the Belize Crime Observatory

On Tuesday, 20 April 2021, the Ministry of Home Affairs & New Growth Industries received US$15,205 worth of Information Communication Technology (ICT) Equipment, including a high-powered Dell server, 3 Dell workstations, with high-quality monitors, procured under the USAID-funded “Evidence-Based Information Management for Citizen Security in Central America and the Dominican Republic” Project (also known as the InfoSegura Project).

Capacities within the Belize Crime Observatory are Strengthened for Inter-Agency Collaboration

The Ministry of National Security received 15 Dell Notebooks and accessories procured under the USAID-funded “Evidence-based Information Management for Citizen Security in Central America and the Dominican Republic” Project (also known as the InfoSegura Project). The project supports interventions and policies that aim to strengthen crime and justice data platforms in Belize and at the regional level, including working to support the formulation of evidenced-based policies and decisions. The project is being implemented in Belize by the United Nations Development Programme with the Ministry of National Security as the Implementing Partner.