Evaluation of the national strategy to address the problem of drugs in Uruguay

Published by
Junta Nacional de Drogas de Uruguay

This document presents the findings of the external evaluation of the national strategy for drug (END) developed by a team from the Faculty of social sciences of the University of the Republic in the last quarter of 2014. The document is articulated in five sections. After this introduction, the institutional background of the END and its main guidelines are presented. In the third part there are features of the evaluation has been carried out, i.e. the objectives that the guided, the delimitation of its scope and its general methodology. The fourth section analyzes the degree of progress in the implementation of each of the components of the END, at the time that fifth ahead of some of the challenges that, globally considered, faces the strategy.