The Conference of
Ministers of Justice of Ibero-American Countries (COMJIB)is
an international body that brings together the political leaders in the
area of Justice of the 21 Ibero-American States. Its General Secretariat
is based in Madrid, Spain. The COMJIB also assumes the General
Secretariat of IberRed, the Ibero-American Network for International Legal
The Conference aims at promoting public policies in the Justice sector,
seeking the formation of strategic alliances between the States in order
to improve Justice with a public commitment to quality. It is an ideal
forum for the exchange of information, to agree and harmonize policies
and to strengthen international cooperation among the countries of the
Ibero-American Community. Therefore, the goal of the COMJIB is to become
an effective instrument for the development and the improvement of the
justice systems in the different member States, serving the Ministries of
Justice and the institutions of the Justice sector.
In this context, the Ministers of Justice chose several working lines as
the preferred areas for the Conference's activity, including the field of
"New Technologies for the administration of Justice", and this Web portal
is one of the projects developed along this line.
Here you may find information on the Justice systems of the COMJIB Member
States and you can access the on-line services made available by the
countries in the field of justice. In the future, it may also become a
platform for access to international cooperation tools, just like the
current videoconferences among the different systems and courts.
In this sense, the COMJIB has already developed, instruments such as a
Model agreement for the transfer of technological good
practices among the COMJIB member States,the latter is a result of
a project supporting the judicial system in Costa Rica for the
dematerialization of the judicial proceedings. It is presented in a
document that could be useful in any State involved in a similar
At the time being, the COMJIB is working on obtaining the approval of an
international agreement to facilitate the use of videoconferences in
international judicial cooperation among the COMJIB member States.