THE 5th LATIN AMERICAN AND 1st CENTRAL AMERICAN DRUG POLICY CONFERENCE BEGAN TODAY IN SAN JOSE
“Many aspects of the fight against drug trafficking lead to the criminalisation of poor people”. So said the Costa Rican Minister of Security, Celso Gamboa, during the inauguration of the 5th Latin American and 1st Central American Drug Policy Conference taking place today and tomorrow in San Jose, and which is organized by the CONFEDROGAS Consortium.
To read the full press release, click here.
THE PRESIDENT OF COSTA RICA OPENS THE V LATIN AMERICAN CONFERENCE ON DRUG POLICY
On September 3rd and 4th, the top experts in Latin America will meet to discuss a new approach to drug policy at San José’s Radisson Hotel. The meeting will be opened by the president of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solis, who will address the challenges facing Central America. To read the complete press release, click here.
PROGRAMThe program for the 5th Latin American and 1st Central American Conference on Drug Policy is now available online. To learn more about schedules, speakers and panels please click here.
SATELLITE MEETINGSTo check all the Satellite Meetings that will take place during the 5th Latin American and 1st Central American Conference on Drug Policy, click here.
IV LATIN AMERICAN JOURNALISM ON DRUGS AWARDThe jury, Jineth Bedoya Lima (Colombia), Marco Lara Klahr (Mexico) and Daniel Valencia Caravantes (El Salvador), assessed on 14 August, the 6 finalists in a rich debate that generated the following consensus to choose the winners.
The 5th Latin American and 1st Central American Conference on Drug Policy will be broadcast live from San Jose, Costa Rica, Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 September from 08.30 local time.