CONOSE Network

CONOSE Network

The Citizen Security Knowledge Network (CONOSE) comprises institutions of higher learning, think tanks and non-governmental organizations in Central America and the Dominican Republic, seeking to promote and improve institutional capacities, professional competencies and the production of evidence-based knowledge on citizen security and coexistence. The Network was created to promote training and analysis to advance a comprehensive understanding of violence in the region, the underlying factors of crime, the new dynamics of insecurity and the impact on the lives of people.

The Citizen Security Knowledge Network (CONOSE) is a collaborative space where civil society and academia can interact and jointly reflect in order to generate evidence on violence and crime.  The CONOSE Network strengthens the development of human capital, producing evidence-based knowledge to promote informed dialogue. Its lines of work, as follows:

  • Develop institutional capacities
  • Strengthen training in matters of citizen security and justice.
  • Implement a regional research agenda
  • Create exchanges of learning and solutions.

Regional Partners:

  • FLACSO *(Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, the Dominican Republic)
  • FUNDAUNGO (The “Dr. Guillermo Manuel Ungo” Foundation)
  • ASJ (Association for a More Just Society)
  • National Autonomous University of Honduras (UNAH)
  • Central American University José Simeón Cañas UCA
  • University for Peace
  • Rafael Landívar University
  • University of Panama

Extra-regional partners:

  • Florida International University (FIU)
  • Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ)
  • Wilson Center
  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice