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Drugs Supply Reduction

3rd Intra-regional dialogue Forum on Alternative Development

Drugs Supply Reduction


3rd Intra-regional dialogue Forum on Alternative Development

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.

Operative Dimension

Code
3.1.1.3
Year
2018
Component
C3 - Drugs Supply Reduction
Execution Level
Completed
Activity Types
Associated operational objectives

3.1 - Deliver a demand-driven capacity building strategy on Alternative Development (AD), build upon the needs identified during C1, facilitating intra-regional exchange of best practices and mutual learning, enlarging its coverage to new interested countries.
3.2 - Enhance the sustainability of AD strategies by fostering direct contact among the different actors involved in this field.
3.3 - Improve evidence in AD to enlarge the basis for implementing effective and sustainable programmes, by using tools and methods developed in the framework of C1.
3.4 - Deliver a demand-driven capacity building strategy and exchange of best practices in the field of DSR, including key issues such as alternatives to prison, money laundering and cocaine trafficking routes, which can complement and increase the coverage of other projects supported by the EU and other multilateral Agencies.

Results

Know current examples of best practices in the field of AD that demonstrate the successful integration of small-scale farmers into sustainable value chains and acquire the ability to evaluate their applicability in new contexts;

Know lessons learned as well as strategies, based on the experiences presented at the forum, in order to organize and implement AD based on an integrated rural development approach from concrete examples;

Assess the potential for strengthening a development-oriented drug policy and common grounds for future coordination and collaboration at the south-south level.

Indicators

Organizado un foro de diálogo para el intercambio intra-regional de buenas prácticas y aprendizaje mutuo.

Institutions

GIZ - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH Germany

Leader

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DEVIDA - National Commission for Development and Life Without Drugs Peru

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Press Release

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

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

Lima, 27 February 2018. From 27 February to 1 March, Lima hosts the "3rd Intra-Regional Dialogue Forum on Alternative Development" of the Programme for Cooperation between Latin America, the Caribbean and the European Union on Drugs Policies (COPOLAD), programme financed by the European Union and managed by the International and Ibero-American Foundation for Administration and Public Policy (FIIAPP), which aims to promote the exchange of experiences, identify lessons learned and work together on new approaches in the field of alternative and comprehensive development with representatives of public entities and local organizations of the countries participating in the Programme.

Within the framework of COPOLAD, the forum is led by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH commissioned by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the Republic of Peru through the National Commission for Development and Life Without Drugs (DEVIDA). The welcoming speeches are given by the Executive President of DEVIDA, Dr Carmen Masías Claux, and the Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Peru, Ambassador Diego Mellado, accompanied by Klaas Grimmelmann on behalf of GIZ and Teresa Salvador-Llivina, Director of COPOLAD

The forum gathers representatives of international institutions as the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD), representatives of UNODC Peru and seven governmental institutions from Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Jamaica, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, as well as representatives of producer organizations and associations as well as the International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC).

This "3rd Intra-Regional Dialogue Forum on Alternative Development” is the follow-up of the first Forum held in Bogotá (Colombia) in December 2016 and the second Forum held in Santa Cruz and Trópico de Cochabamba (Bolivia) in November 2017, aimed at the integration of Alternative Development in the national policies.

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  • National Strategy to fight against Drugs in Peru 2017-2021 31/05/17 - File PDF. 2.4 Mb
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The 3rd COPOLAD Intra-Regional Dialogue Forum, taking place on 27 February and 1 March 2018, in Lima, Peru, conclude the different work streams under the framework of the sub-component of Alternative Development (AD), among them, to provide opportunities to learn and exchange about recent best practices and innovations of alternative development (AD).

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