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  • EU-CELAC Bi-regional meeting for the exchange best practices of COPOLAD in drug demand reduction marks a milestone in Panama

    EU-CELAC Bi-regional meeting for the exchange best practices of COPOLAD in drug demand reduction marks a milestone in Panama

    Published on 27/11/19

    COPOLAD II brings together 130 drug demand reduction experts from 40 countries in Latin America, the Caribbean and the European Union in Panama. Together with them, experts from PAHO/WHO, CICAD/OAS, UNODC, Plan Colombo, CARICOM and EMCDDA, among other key organizations in the sector, present at this historic conference.

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  • Panama, hosting country for the workshop on Planning in Drug Demand Reduction

    Panama, hosting country for the workshop on Planning in Drug Demand Reduction

    Published on 25/11/19

    COPOLAD II is presenting during 2019 an innovative tool to support the planning of programs in drug demand reduction (RDD). This is the third workshop to train professionals in the "OneStep@aTime” tool, this time aimed at the countries of Meso-America and the Spanish-speaking Caribbean. "OneStep@aTime” has been enthusiastically received by the CELAC countries, which are beginning to use this tool to develop more effective drug demand reduction programs based on scientific evidence.

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  • COPOLAD's new planning tool for drug demand reduction programmes is presented in the Caribbean countries

    COPOLAD's new planning tool for drug demand reduction programmes is presented in the Caribbean countries

    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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Upcoming activities

  • Meeting Contribution of COPOLAD to the tasks of the EU- CELAC Mechanism

    Crosscutting issues

    Dialogue & Mechanism

    19/02/20 - 21/02/20

    Brussels, Belgium

  • COPOLAD II Closing Conference: Achievements & priorities for the future

    Dialogue & Mechanism

    01/04/20 - 02/04/20

    Zagreb, Croacia

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