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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)

MECANISMO DE EVALUACIÓN MULTILATERAL (MEM)-VISITA A COSTA RICA

 

PRESENTATION OF THE MEM EVALUATION REPORT ON DRUG CONTROL FOR COSTA RICA 

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 San Jose, Costa Rica. The Executive Secretariat (ES) of CICAD held meetings with government officials on June 10 - 11, 2015.



The ES/CICAD mission comprised Ms. Sofia Kosmas, Acting Coordinator of the Multilateral Evaluation Mechanism (MEM) and Ms. Karen Sanjines, MEM Specialist. The MEM Sixth Evaluation Report on Drug Control for Costa Rica was presented to Ana Gabriel Zuniga, Presidency Vice minister on policy matters and citizen dialogue, during a presentation to high level Costa Rican Government officials, which also included the members of the Costa Rican Institute on Drugs' (ICD) Board of Directors.


Thereafter, meetings were held with governmental institutions that cover the areas of demand reduction of drugs and supply control.

In addition, meetings were also held with Ambassador Wendy Drukier, of the Embassy of Canada and with Andrea Doyle, International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) Director, of the U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica to present the MEM Report on Drug Control for Costa Rica to present the MEM Report on Drug Control for Costa Rica. The Government of Canada and the Government of the United States have been consistent donors to the MEM.



updated on 6/26/2015 11:59:49 AM