• 0. Acronyms & abbreviations
  • 1. Executive Summary
  • 2. Introduction to Cooperation, MLA and Extradition between EU and its MS and LAC countries
  • 2.1. Introductory note
  • 2.2. Historical development of EU-LAC bi-regional cooperation
  • 2.3. EU Cooperation Projects for CELAC
  • 3. State of the art within the LAC Region: analysis of the MLA/extraditionsystem in place
  • 3.1. Justice system and legal cooperation in the Region: historical andcultural factors and institutional design
  • 3.2. Characteristics of Judicial Cooperation in LAC countries
  • 3.3. Drug Trafficking in the LAC Region
  • 4. Analysis of extradition and MLA between LAC countries and the EU.
  • 4.1. Overview of LAC participation in multilateral conventions with EU MS
  • 4.2. Mapping of LAC & EU MS participation in bilateral MLA agreements
  • 4.3. Mapping and assessing on the bilateral extradition agreements
  • 4.4. Assessment of the LAC and EU MS participation in international conventions on drug trafficking
  • 4.5. Analysis of the LAC countries’ participation in international agreements and the transfer of sentenced drug traffickers: bilateral and multilateral conventions. Extradition to serve sentences at home
  • 5. The functioning of international legal instruments signed between LAC countries and EU MS, and of other practical tools
  • 5.1. Research Data sheet
  • 5.2. Analysis of the use of bilateral extradition agreements
  • 5.3. Comparative analysis of the use of international legal instruments on drug-related crimes
  • 5.4. Operational gaps and potential obstacles of existing tools
  • 6. Study report Main Findings
  • 6.1. Main Findings
  • 7. Conclusions
  • 7.1. General Conclusions
  • 7.2. Key Conclusions