Visit of the Acting Director of the OAS Department of Public Security

On March 2, Vice-Admiral Alexandre Rabello de Faria, Chairman of the Council of Delegates and General Porfirio Fuentes Vélez, Director-General of the Secretariat of the Inter-American Defense Board (IADB), met at the “Casa del Soldado” with the Acting Director of the Department of Public Security of the Secretariat for Multidimensional Security of the OAS, Mr. Guillermo Moncayo, to strengthen the ties of collaboration and cooperation between the IADB and that Department on security and defense issues.

Among the aspects addressed, the following stand out: the willingness and coordination of the Board to contribute to the development of courses that assist in the identification and traceability of illegal munitions, the strengthening of the Humanitarian Demining Program, the development of academic activities that strengthen the Hemispheric Confidence- and -Security Building Measures, among others.

This type of coordination contributes to strengthening the response capacity and services of the institutions and is carried out within the framework of the celebration of the Inter-American Defense Board’s anniversary.