Virtual Consultation:Hemispheric Plan of Action to Prevent and Reduce Intentional Homicide Department of Public Security Secretariat for Multidimensional Security
Contents • How to access the Virtual Consultation • How to participate in the Virtual Consultation • Calendar of Events • Help desk
Create a username Access to Public Security Access to Virtual Consultation A. How to access the Virtual Consultation
1. Create a username • Click on the following link: http://www.oas.org/ext/en/security/crime-prevention-network/Virtual-Consultation To start your registration process Click on the link
1. Create a username Click • Click on Join
Create a username according to the following instructions: • ACRONYN_Name-S • Example: OAS_Nidia-B • If you are an independent consultant, use the following format: • CON_Name-S 1 Complete with the required information 2 3 Clic
1. Createusername • You will receive a user confirmation and activation e-mail from the OASCommunity: Nowyouwill be able to requestmembership to the Public Security Communitywithinwhich the Virtual ConsultationCommunityislocated. Click on your e-mail link
1. Create a username Fill out with your username and password Click
2. Access to Public Security • On the OASCommunitylandingpage, display the optionson the leftsidemenu and click onPublic Security Click
2. Acces to Public Security • In the message box include the following text: • Virtual Consultation Hemispheric Plan of Action and in addition: • If you are representing an organization include: • Your name • Your organization’s name • If you are an independent consultant include: • Your name • Areas of expertise • A RequestMembershipwindowwill be displayedthroughwhichyouwill be able to requestmembership Click
2. Acces to Public Security • You will receive an access request approved e-mail from Public Security Group (Skip the instructions in this e-mail) • Additionally, you will receive a added member e-mail from the Virtual Consultation Community. Click on the e-mail link
3. Access to the Virtual Consultation Fill out with your username and password Click
3. Acceso a la Consulta Virtual Your username appears on the top menu of the landing page You can now start participating
Sections B. How to participate in the Virtual Consultation
3. Sections Inicio Home Forums Files Wiki
Home • Returnsyou to the home page. Links Presentation Calendar Sections Group Activity
3. Sections Home Foros Forums Files Wiki
The Forumssectionisorganizedaccording to the Plan’s6 thematicthreads. • Eachthematicthreadincludes a set of recommendations. • Youwill be able to commenton the existingrecommendationsormake new recommendations, ifnecessary. Forums Select the thread your are interested in Choose the thematic thread you want to comment on 1 Plan’s thematic threads
Forums • In each thematic thread you will find: • An entry with the complete text with all the existing recommendations • Numerated entries with each recommendation Thematic thread 2 You will find an entry with all the existing recommendations.
Forums Read all the recommendations and then select the ones you want to comment on and make a contribution To go back to the 6 thematic threads, click on Forums Identify the number/s of the recommendation/s you want to comment on or make a contribution
Forums 3 Select the specific recommendation you would like to comment on or make a contribution
Forums Original text of the recommendation. Use this space to leave your comment, contribution or make a proposal. Once finished click the Reply button.
Forums If you want to work on another recommendation within the same thematic thread, click on the title and you will be taken to the list of recommendations within that thematic thread. Your comment will appear below the box of the original recommendation. Other users will be able to read your comment and reply to it. You may also do so with other participants’ comments.
Forums If you want to change the thematic thread, click on Forums. You will be taken to the list of 6 thematic threads.
Forums Select the thread your are interested in Select a new thematic thread you want to comment on Plan’s thematic threads
3. Sections Home Forums Archivos Files Wiki
In thissectionyouwillfindrelevantdocumentsrelated to the process of drafting a Hemispheric Plan of Action that may provide background information. Files
3. Sections Home Forums Files Wiki Wiki
In thissectionyouwillfind the systematization of the comments and contributionsmadebythoseparticipating in the Virtual Consultation. Wiki Comments and contributions will be organized according to the 6 thematic threads.
Key dates for Consultation and tutorials C. Events Calendar Home To go to the events calendar section click on
1. Key dates Virtual Consultation processbetween September 3rd –19th. Tutorials: selectone of thefollowingonSeptember 4th or 7th. Access the online tutorial: https://oas-sms.adobeconnect.com/consultation • Verify the time of the online tutorial according to your time zone • Please test the link and your connection before the actual online tutorial.
D. Help Desk If you have questions or run into difficulties trying to access the Virtual Consultation or connecting to AdobeConnect, we are here to help. Please contact us: