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Argentina

 

Argentina



ARGENTINA- Provincia de Salta
In 2011, the Argentine drug control agency SEDRONAR conducted a feasibility study of the DTC model in cooperation with CICAD. The Province of Salta has made important progress during 2012, forming a steering committee for the future launch of a pilot project and a workshop was held there in March of 2013. As a result of these efforts a pilot project is expected in September of 2013.

December 2010
The Government of Argentina joins the program for the Americas TTD coordinated by the SE-CICAD.

April 2011
CICAD negotiates the Terms of Reference for the first draft of the feasibility study of the DTC model with SEDRONAR.

July 2011
The SE-CICAD finances the participation of an Argentinian delegation (formed by the two people who did the first draft of the feasibility study and a representative of SEDRONAR) in an informative workshop on the DTC model held in Washington DC with the aim of starting the draft feasibility study.

August 2011
Argentina begins the draft study, funded by CICAD, and presented it for discussion at the High Level Workshop held in Buenos Aires in September 2011.

November 2011
The SE-CICAD financed the exchange of judges, prosecutors and authorities with decision-making capacity from the province of Salta to come to Santiago, Chile to observe the operation of a DTC and receive additional training on the subject.

September 2011
The SE-CICAD and SEDRONAR finance and organize a workshop on High-level dialogue and presentation of the first draft of the feasibility study TTD model in Argentina. Attended by representatives of the various institutions involved in the process, accompanied by international panelists.

January 2012
The SE-CICAD finances the participation of an expert from Argentina sending him to participate in a Workshop on Assessment and Monitoring of TTD and begin negotiations to move to the implementation phase of the first pilot project of TTD in the country (in the province of Buenos Aires and / or in the province of Salta).

May 31 to June 1st 2012
Representatives of the Government of the Province of Salta and the Judiciary of Salta participated in the  18th  Annual Conference of the National Association of Drug Treatment Courts (NADCP) held in Nashville, TN, United States.

December 2012
Representatives of the Government of the Province of Salta, the Judiciary, the Public Prosecutor and the Public Ministry of Defense participated in the International Workshop on Drug Treatment Courts: "Consolidation Model and New Challenges" at the Universidad San Sebastián, in Santiago de Chile.

March 2013
Workshop exploring the viability of the DTC model in Salta.

July 2013
Practical Workshop on the Implementation of the DTCs in Washington, DC and 19th Annual Conference of the National Association of Drug Treatment Courts (NADCP) held in Washington, DC United States.

Nestor Ruiz de los Llanos <E-mail address>

updated on 8/31/2013 9:41:41 AM