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  • Ecuador hosts COPOLAD meeting between Latin America, the Caribbean and the European Union to counteract the cocaine trafficking routes

    Ecuador hosts COPOLAD meeting between Latin America, the Caribbean and the European Union to counteract the cocaine trafficking routes

    Published on 10/04/18

    34 countries are convened by COPOLAD with the aim of identifying and counteracting the cocaine trafficking routes and to debate over the policy research methodology and to exchange criteria on the importance of the international cooperation. With the presence of four Ecuadorian Ministries and the participation of first-level regional and international institutions, the debate and exchange fostered by COPOLAD keep being reinforced with multidisciplinary experiences and opinions. 

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  • Countries participating in Copolad present achievements before the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs

    Countries participating in Copolad present achievements before the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs

    Published on 13/03/18

    Among other objectives, COPOLAD supports the implementation of Early Warning Systems (EWS) to identify new threats related to drugs. It also covers the support of countries of the CELAC region committed to making significant progress in the implementation of Alternative Development strategies. In this framework, COPOLAD presents some success stories in both fields, emphasising the opportunities opened by some peer to peer cooperation exercises under development.

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  • COPOLAD finalises in Lima dialogue process on Alternative Development between CELAC countries

    COPOLAD finalises in Lima dialogue process on Alternative Development between CELAC countries

    Published on 27/02/18

    In Peru, seven Latin American and three Caribbean countries gather during the third edition of the Intra-Regional Dialogue Forums on Alternative Development, in the framework of COPOLAD, with the aim of reviewing experiences exchanged between countries since the first forum held in Bogotá in 2016.

    Best practices regarding inclusive and sustainable value chains, a key element in successfully selling products from crops based on Alternative and Comprehensive Development.

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