2nd Bi-Regional Meeting EU-CELAC for the Exchange of Best Practices: Effective mechanisms to counteract cocaine Illicit drug trafficking routes
Drugs Supply Reduction
The meeting aims to promote information exchange and best practices to identify and counteract maritime and air cocaine routes, enabling to analyse and reflect the most significant aspects associated with police investigation methodologies on cocaine trafficking.
2nd Meeting of the Working Group: Design of Studies to evaluate and validate Scales and Indicators of “Problematic drug use”
National Drugs Observatories
Second meeting of the experts' group, representatives of the leader countries at the English and Spanish speaking groups, the OID-CICAD-OAS, the EMCDDA and other experts specially invited, for checking the progress made so far regarding the design of the assesment reports. The methodological aspects and the future timeline are also discussed.
Side Event COPOLAD at 61st CND 2018. South-South cooperation supported by the European Union: aims, actors,activities and outcomes
COPOLAD, in the framework of the 61st Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND-UNODC), will hold a side event on South-South cooperation supported by the European Commission, including the adoption of evidence-based responses in the field of drugs policies. Among other objectives, this includes supporting 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 this some success stories in both fields, emphasising the opportunities opened by some peer to peer cooperation exercises under development.
3rd Intra-regional dialogue Forum on Alternative Development
Drugs Supply Reduction
The objective of the third COPOLAD Intra-Regional Dialogue Forum, taking place on 27 February and 1 March 2018, in Lima, Peru, is to conclude the different work streams under the framework of the sub-component of Alternative Development (AD).
Specifically, the objective is to provide opportunities to learn and exchange about recent best practices and innovations of alternative development (AD) regarding inclusive and sustainable value chain development, and considering their value and use for recently establishing, broader development initiatives in the context of drug policy in the region.