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  • Caribbean countries are trained in COPOLAD's new planning tool for drug demand reduction

    Caribbean countries are trained in COPOLAD's new planning tool for drug demand reduction

    Published on 14/10/19

    The Cooperation Programme between Latin America, the Caribbean and the European Union on Drugs Policies, COPOLAD II, led by Spain, is promoting the implementation in the CELAC region of a new "OneStep@ATime" tool for planning in the field of drug policies. The Bahamas is hosting the second edition of this series of workshops, this time aimed at fourteen countries of the English-speaking Caribbean. Step@Step" has increased the possibilities to develop more effective and evidence-based drug demand reduction programmes.

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  • The 4th COPOLAD Annual Precursors Week brings together 40 countries from Latin America, the Caribbean and the European Union in Buenos Aires

    The 4th COPOLAD Annual Precursors Week brings together 40 countries from Latin America, the Caribbean and the European Union in Buenos Aires

    Published on 14/10/19

    80 participants from CELAC and EU countries, together with supranational entities and bi-regional networks, gathered by COPOLAD in Buenos Aires. The Argentine Republic hosts the fourth edition of the series of annual meetings organized by COPOLAD in relation to the prevention and control of chemical precursors destined for the manufacture of illegal drugs, following its experience and significant participation in the activities developed within the framework of the programme.

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  • Latin America and the Caribbean share progress in Brussels developed within COPOLAD on the control of chemical precursors

    Latin America and the Caribbean share progress in Brussels developed within COPOLAD on the control of chemical precursors

    Published on 25/09/19

    COPOLAD brings together 15 CELAC countries in Brussels to address the progress made in the field of chemical precursors, within the framework of COPOLAD. Best practices and lessons learned for the control of illicit trafficking of chemical precursors, the focus of this joint meeting. Almost twenty participants have the opportunity to visit the main European institutions present in Brussels.

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  • 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

    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.

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  • COPOLAD presents in Argentina a new tool for planning more effective drug demand reduction programmes

    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.

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Upcoming activities

  • Workshop Planning System: Step@aTime, for Meso-American and Spanish-speaking Caribbean countries

    Drugs Demand Reduction

    25/11/19 - 26/11/19

    Panama city, Panama

  • 3rd Bi-regional meeting for the exchange of best practices in Drug Demand Reduction: Accreditation and Quality Assurance

    Drugs Demand Reduction

    27/11/19 - 28/11/19

    Panama City, Panama

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