CICAD

Module Zero of the Universal Curriculum

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Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), U.S. Department of State
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This 19-minute video introduction to the Universal Curriculum series will be introduced at the beginning of future online courses.  The slides will be included in the forthcoming manual editions of the Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC), Universal Prevention Curriculum (UPC) and Universal Recovery Curriculum (URC).  The module will also be included in future face-to-face trainings.

ISSUP National Chapters Meeting in Latin America during the 6th Freemind International Congress

The 6th Freemind International Congress provided its participants with much information of important and relevant content, based on scientific evidence. There were 40 national speakers and 10 international speakers, 20 hours of international training, 30 hours of lectures, 25 hours of thematic panels and 12 hours of playful activities.

In addition, the Freemind Congress hosted important meetings, such as the Latin American National Chapters Meeting. This meeting was led by the National Chapter of Brazil at ISSUP, through its General Coordinator - Paulo Martelli.

OAS-CICAD and SENAPRED conclude International Cooperation Agreement

Last year, the Federal Government published the Decree establishing the New National Drug Policy, which seeks to provide more effectiveness in coping with drugs, in the prevention of the use of these substances and in the recovery of drug addicts. The actions carried out by the Federal Government, based on the guidelines of the New National Drug Policy, have been based on scientific evidence, focusing on best practices. In this scenario, then, the Federal Government

Manual para el Monitoreo y la Evaluación Científica de los Tribunales de Tratamiento de Drogas en las Américas

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CICAD
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Los Tribunales de Tratamiento de Drogas (TTD) surgieron como una alternativa al encarcelamiento diseñado para abordar este problema. Los TTD enfatizan el tratamiento comunitario intensivo de consumo de sustancias y la supervisión judicial de individuos acusados por delitos relacionados con drogas.

Informe Sobre el Consumo de Drogas en las Américas 2019 Resumen Ejecutivo

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Observatorio Inter-Americano sobre Drogas
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El consumo de drogas sigue representando un problema importante en las Américas, y uno que desa a a los formuladores de polí cas en los niveles más altos. La Comisión Interamericana para el Control del Abuso de Drogas (CICAD), de la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA), actúa como el principal foro del Hemisferio Occidental para el debate de polí cas y la cooperación hemisférica en materia de drogas.

Report on Drug Use in the Americas 2019, Executive Summary

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Inter-American Observatory on Drugs (OID)
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Drug use continues to represent a significant problem in the Americas, and one that challenges policy makers at the highest levels. The Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (known by its Spanish language acronym, CICAD), of the Organization of American States (OAS), serves as the preeminent Western Hemisphere forum for policy discussion and hemispheric cooperation on drugs.

Standardized Indicators for National Drug Information Networks in the Caribbean

Created by
Inter-American Observatory on Drugs (OID)

This guide, developed by and for persons working in member states of the Caribbean, presents a model set of indicators to countries desiring to standardize the way that they organize, collect, and report drug-related information for their DINs. The guide has a systematic layout and begins with an explanation of what a DIN is and provides some examples of DINs from various parts of the world.

Analysis of chemical characterization of Fumables cocaine

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CICAD / OID
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The present compendium of chemical characterization of Fumables cocaine is part of the cocaine Fumables project in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay, coordinated by the Inter-American Observatory on drugs of the Inter-American Commission for the Control of the abuse of drugs of the Secretariat for Multidimensional Security of the Organization of American States (OID-SSM-CICAD-OAS) with funding from INL-USA.