UK Minister for the Armed Forces James Heappey MP, opened the 2nd annual LAS conference in 2024. This conference brought together policymakers, leading experts, and other stakeholders to examine models of collaboration and consider ways to achieve sustainable peace in the region.
Escalating contemporary threats such as transnational organised crime, drug trafficking, political instability, and attacks on infrastructure and critical networks make regional collaboration ever more important. Latin America is also currently grappling with criminal justice crises, environmental degradation and political instability, as well as increasing geopolitical tensions that risk weakening regional cohesion. Faced with these challenges, it is essential to develop coordinated strategies, share intelligence and pool resources in order to enhance collective security and stability.
View the sessions from the conference as knowledge, best practices, and actionable recommendations are shared that can shape policies and initiatives aimed at building resilience, fostering cooperation and ensuring a prosperous and secure future for Latin America.