The Caribbean Basin Security Initiative Justice Sector Assistance Program is a five-year program funded by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs. The Program offers a flexible mechanism to assist judges, prosecutors, lawyers, and law enforcement officials in the Caribbean region to improve legal frameworks and human capacity to respond to crime and violence.
The Program can facilitate regional, sub-regional, and country-specific training, technical assistance, and mentoring for judges, prosecutors, lawyers, and/or law enforcement officials to pursue reforms or knowledge programs that:
1. Strengthen criminal justice legal frameworks and institutions.
2. Develop model criminal justice approaches across the Caribbean region.
3. Build capacity to investigate, prosecute, and adjudicate complex criminal cases.
The Program is intended to serve the following countries: Antigua & Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, and Trinidad & Tobago.
For more information regarding the US State Department's Caribbean Basin Security Initiative please visit:?http://www.state.gov/p/wha/rt/cbsi/.