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  • 36 countries from Latin America, the Caribbean and the EU, together with international and regional organizations, gathered at the 3rd COPOLAD II Annual Week on Precursors Control

    36 countries from Latin America, the Caribbean and the EU, together with international and regional organizations, gathered at the 3rd COPOLAD II Annual Week on Precursors Control

    Published on 13/11/18

    COPOLAD brings together 36 countries of the EU and CELAC in Portugal. The New Psychoactive Substances, the central topic of this third edition.

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  • WHO, PAHO, CICAD/OAS, COPOLAD, EMCDDA, UNODC and NIL joining efforts to improve health services for problematic drug users in the CELAC countries

    WHO, PAHO, CICAD/OAS, COPOLAD, EMCDDA, UNODC and NIL joining efforts to improve health services for problematic drug users in the CELAC countries

    Published on 16/10/18

    Projects working on Universal care services tailored to problematic drug users met in Washington for further synergies related to the implementation of quality standards & evidence-based criteria as part of Public Health & Human Rights public policies.

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  • Latin America and the Caribbean at 3rd Annual COPOLAD Conference: "The gender perspective needs to be included in drugs policies"

    Latin America and the Caribbean at 3rd Annual COPOLAD Conference:

    Published on 19/06/18

    COPOLAD celebrates its 3rd Annual Conference, which this year is dedicated to encouraging the incorporation of the gender approach and women's empowerment in a cross-cutting manner. In this third annual edition, COPOLAD is bringing together in this conference 57 delegations, 33 from Latin America and the Caribbean. 12 Countries of the European Union, together with 10 international organizations, Including UN Women and UNODC, are joining the dialogue with the CELAC countries on this top-priority issue for the European Union within the framework of the 2030 Global Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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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 meeting in Peru to asses and review the dialogue process on Alternative Development between CELAC countries

    COPOLAD meeting in Peru to asses and review the 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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