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International legal framework on videoconference 
 

The Ibero-American Convention on the Use of Videoconferencing was signed at the Summit of Heads of State and Government held in Mar del Plata, Argentina

In the framework of the Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government held on 3 and 4 December in Mar del Plata, Argentina, thirteen Latin American countries signed the Convention on the Use of Videoconferencing in International Cooperation between justice systems.

 

The Convention is the result of a work that began two years ago, in the context of the actions developed countries participating in the Conference of Ministers of Justice of the Iberoamerican Countries (COMJIB), specifically in the line of work of " New Technologies Applied to the Administration of Justice "

 

The signatory countries are: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Spain, Panama, Paraguay, Portugal, Dominican Republic and Ecuador. Any other country may accede to the Agreement at any time.

 

With the agreement made possible the construction of a secure international legal basis to facilitate their use among Latin American space officials, favoring the proximity and speed in carrying out other legal proceedings. This instrument, through the use of new technologies, allows faster and cheaper court proceedings.



Ibero-American Convention on the Use of Videoconferencing in International Cooperation between Judicial Systems

Ibero-American Convention on the Use of Videoconferencing in International Cooperation between Judicial Systemsin International Cooperation between Judicial Systems, promotes the use of videoconferencing between the competent authorities of Latin American countries, as a practical means to strengthen and accelerate cooperation. 

In the context of Latin American electronic justice, the COMJIB promotes the use of videoconferencing, as it recognizes the importance of increasing the use of new technologies as a tool to assist in the enforcement and administration of justice timely, efficient and effective.

Acuerdo Videoconferencia ES 26 Set FINAL.pdf



Ibero-American Convention Additional Protocol on the Use of Videoconferencing

Ibero-American Convention Additional Protocol on the Use of Videoconferencing in International Cooperation between justice systems related to cost, language rules, and submission of applications.

Protocolo Videoconferencia ES 26 Set FINAL.pdf



The use of videoconferencing in the European Union

In the framework of the European e-justice, Member States have agreed to work together to promote the use of this tool and share experiences and best practices. This work is developed within the existing legal framework and with respect for due process of both existing Member States and the European Union itself.

Videoconferencia en la UE.pdf