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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 finalises in Lima dialogue process on Alternative Development between CELAC countries

    COPOLAD finalises in Lima 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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  • Brasilia hosts 2nd COPOLAD Annual Week on Precursors

    Brasilia hosts 2nd COPOLAD Annual Week on Precursors

    Published on 27/11/17

    • In collaboration with the National Secretariat for Drug Policy of Brazil (SENAD), the National Sanitary Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) and the Federal Police of Brazil (FP), 34 countries learn from the experience of Brazil on clandestine laboratories.
    • More than 90 experts in the field of illicit drugs and precursors control and acquisition of information on suspicious operations and possible deviations are gathered in Brasilia.
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  • European Drugs Agency welcomes Drug Observatories from 32 Latin American and Caribbean countries

    European Drugs Agency welcomes Drug Observatories from 32 Latin American and Caribbean countries

    Published on 13/11/17

    COPOLAD meets countries’ demand from Latin America and the Caribbean to visit the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) which is reference agency of the EU.

    Spain leads this yearly initiative that on this occasion convenes in Lisbon more than 70 experts with the objective to keep promoting development and cooperation among the National Drug Observatories of the CELAC region. 

    Portugal successful example serves as a reference for best practices in the region and will be presented to the visiting countries.

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  • Paraguay hosts the 2nd edition of a workshops series on Alternative Development and value chains organized by COPOLAD

    Paraguay hosts the 2nd edition of a workshops series on Alternative Development and value chains organized by COPOLAD

    Published on 08/09/17

    From 5th to 7th of September 2017, institutional representatives, speak persons from companies and farmers, contributed to the collective construction of knowledge and exchange of experiences in the rural field.

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Upcoming activities

  • 3rd Meeting of the Coordination and Advisory Levels of WG 1.5 Enhancing the capacity of NDOs, to elaborate and disseminate a Country Report on drugs

    National Drugs Observatories

    04/06/18 - 05/06/18

    Panama City, Panama

  • 3rd COPOLAD II Annual Conference: Women and drugs policy

    Dialogue & Mechanism

    19/06/18 - 20/06/18

    Sofia, Bulgaria

  • 3rd Meeting of the Working Group (WG) Early Warning System

    National Drugs Observatories

    26/07/18 - 27/07/18

    Montevideo, Uruguay

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