Three cooperation programmes of the European Union working with Latin America and the Caribbean join forces to foster the use of Alternative Measures to Imprisonment
Published on 13/09/19
More than 150 high-level representatives from more than 30 countries in Latin America, the Caribbean and the European Union will participate in the high-level conference organized by COPOLAD, EL PACcTO and EUROSOCIAL+ to be held in Montevideo on 19 and 20 September 2019.
COPOLAD presents in Argentina a new tool for planning more effective drug demand reduction programmes
Published on 30/07/19
COPOLAD II, a program led by Spain, trains experts from Latin America and the Caribbean in an innovative tool to support the planning of drug demand reduction programs. Argentina hosts representatives from nine Andean and Southern Cone countries in the first edition of this series of planning workshops using the online application "Step@atTime", which opens new possibilities for developing more effective drug demand reduction programs based on scientific evidence.
COPOLAD promotes the advance of Alternative Development with the involvement of 16 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean
Published on 18/07/19
The 4th Forum for Intra-regional Dialogue on Alternative Development of COPOLAD brings together 16 Latin American and Caribbean countries in Guatemala. The importance of the integration of the gender perspective in the Alternative Development of public policies and its potential impact on women is the central topic of this meeting. The Forum presents a study, carried out within the framework of COPOLAD, which analyzes the institutional capacities necessary for the implementation of Alternative Development in countries interested in incorporating this line of action as part of their drug policies.
Inter-institutional coordination, a key element for the effectiveness of drug policies
Published on 18/06/19
The 4th Annual Conference of the Programme of Cooperation between Latin America, the Caribbean and the European Union on Drug Policies (COPOLAD) led by Spain, brings together 45 countries from Latin America, the Caribbean and the European Union in Suriname, together with 11 supranational entities and international organizations. Delegations point to the need to improve inter-agency coordination processes to respond to drug-related problems. The exchange of best practices between countries of both regions, an added value in this annual dialogue forum of reference in the sector.
COPOLAD Meeting in Madrid brings together police experts, Prosecutors, Financial Intelligence and Asset Recovery Officers from Latin America, the Caribbean and the EU to combat money laundering and manage asset recovery from illicit drug trafficking
Published on 22/05/19
Money Laundering and Asset Recovery, central topics of the EU-CELAC Bi-regional Meeting for the exchange of best practices, organised by COPOLAD. Meeting organised by FIIAPP under the leadership of the CITCO (Spanish Ministry of the Interior) and the collaboration of the DGPNSD (Ministry of Health, Consumer Affairs and Social Welfare), gathers around one hundred representatives from 35 countries and key multilateral institutions in Madrid.