This meeting aims to review the available evidence in the area of criminal reforms related to drug offences and facilitate the exchange of information and to identify encouraging experiences in EU and CELAC and the common trends in the drug-related criminal laws for both regions.
A total of 121 people have participated: 98 representatives of 36 countries and 7 organizations / institutions, 17 experts from 14 different countries and 6 member of the ECB (Executive and Coordination Body).
Associated operational objectives
0.1 - Establish the necessary operational bases to ensure the quality and coherence of the work to be performed and the necessary coordination and participation of all partners.
0.3 - Ensure visibility of COPOLAD and its activities and disseminate the contents in the main political and professional forums in the field of drug policies to be held both internationally and in CELAC.
0.4 - Establish the necessary institutional contacts to avoid duplication with already developed initiatives and ensure synergies with ongoing initiatives, both within the EU and CELAC.
2.1 - Assess existing needs in DDR, to define specific final contents of foreseen activities under Component 2, adjusting them according to different groups of countries.
2.4 - Promote the identification and exchange of best practices for populations at risk of social exclusion (selective and indicated prevention), paying special attention to teens threatened by contexts of crime and violence; or other populations at risk.
2.6 - Maintain a project-supported initiative, which ensures the availability of planning and evaluation tools, in a way that becomes self-sustaining beyond the duration of the programme.
A high percentage, the 74% of participants, has filled the questionnaire and answered the questions posed. 5 out of 10 has answered the qualitative questions.
Taking into account all questions, and as seen in the table below, the 84% of the evaluators has rated the meeting between 7 and 10, being the highest percentage, 57%, for the highest scores (9-10)
The average overall score was 8.8, with the questions related to organization, meeting expectations and opportunities for the exchange of experiences during the Meeting having the highest scores.
Done the first bi-regional meeting for the exchange of best practices