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  • COPOLAD presents at the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs successful cases in inter-institutional coordination of drug policies in Latin America and the Caribbean

    COPOLAD presents at the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs successful cases in inter-institutional coordination of drug policies in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Published on 19/03/19

    The side event sponsored by Spain is part of the 62nd Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (March 14-22, 2019).  Three CELAC countries stress the importance of inter-agency collaboration to progress on activities promoted within the framework of COPOLAD, which involve key developments in their drugs policies. The drug precursors control, the alternative development and evidence-based policies are the central topics of the progress presented in this side event.

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  • COPOLAD gathers in Chile countries in the process of implementing quality systems in prevention programs and drug assistance services

    COPOLAD gathers in Chile countries in the process of implementing quality systems in prevention programs and drug assistance services

    Published on 21/11/18

    15 Latin American countries are in Santiago to present the results of how, within the framework of COPOLAD, they are moving towards the incorporation of quality and evidence criteria in this field. PAHO / WHO, CICAD-OAS and RIOD, actively participate in this process since its inception.

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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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Upcoming activities

  • 3rd COPOLAD II Annual Meeting National Drugs Observatories

    National Drugs Observatories

    25/03/19 - 29/03/19

    Prague, Czech Republic

  • 4th Bi-Regional Meeting EU-CELAC for the Exchange of Best Practices: Cross-cutting seminar in the field of Money laundering

    Drugs Supply Reduction

    22/05/19 - 23/05/19

    Madrid, Spain

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