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CICAD: Multilateral Evaluation Mechanism (MEM)

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CICAD: Multilateral Evaluation Mechanism (MEM)

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CICAD: Multilateral Evaluation Mechanism (MEM)

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CICAD: Multilateral Evaluation Mechanism (MEM)

MULTILATERAL EVALUATION MECHANISM (MEM) - VISIT TO THE BAHAMAS

 

PRESENTATION OF THE MEM EVALUATION REPORT ON DRUG CONTROL FOR THE BAHAMAS

 



The Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD) of the Organization of American States (OAS), serving as the hemispheric policy forum on the multifaceted aspects of the drug problem "“ carried out a mission to Nassau, The Bahamas. The CICAD mission comprised Ms. Karen Sanjines, Multilateral Evaluation Mechanism (MEM) Specialist . Also, had the participation of Ms. Erin Boyer, Representative from the U.S. Mission to the OAS.
The MEM Sixth Evaluation Report on Drug Control for The Bahamas was presented during an all-day event to the Honorable Bernard Nottage, Minister of National Security, alongside was the Honorable Fred Mitchell, Senator and Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honorable Keith Bell, Minister of State in the Ministry of National Security and Mr. Carl Smith, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of National Security, as well as Ms. Kristin Gilmore, International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL ) Director at the U.S. Embassy Nassau, The Bahamas.


The results of the Report were outlined and detailed among the aforementioned distinguished dignitaries and representatives from national institutions that cover the drug issue.

Both the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States continue to be consistent donors to the MEM process for over 15 years.

The MEM Sixth Evaluation Reports capture the status of compliance of the OAS member states, in fulfilling the Plan of Action 2011-2015 of the 2010 CICAD Hemispheric Drug Strategy.



Since its inception in 1998, through a mandate of the Second Summit of the Americas, the MEM is a platform for the 34 member states to collaboratively and impartially evaluate drug control policies in the Hemisphere. The MEM helps identify the strengths and weaknesses in each member state, encouraging national dialogue and awareness among stakeholders of the drug problem and national drug control policy.



Representatives from national institutions participated both in the morning session and during the afternoon working session.

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