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CICAD: Demand Reduction, EU-LAC

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CICAD: Demand Reduction, EU-LAC

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CICAD: Demand Reduction, EU-LAC

Expected Outcomes

 

Expected Outcomes

  • Better informed decisions on policies on, and structures for, drug treatment, rehabilitation and harm reduction* in the participating cities.
  • Local-level experiences exchanged and best practices adopted in drug treatment, rehabilitation and harm reduction* for specific populations, and improved understanding on the part of local authorities and treatment providers of how to address the vulnerabilities of drug-dependent populations in both regions.
  • Development and application, where needed, of rapid assessment methodologies at city level for determining current status and potential future need for drug treatment, rehabilitation and harm reduction*.
  • Drug treatment protocols, curricula and materials in English and Spanish exchanged, compiled and made available on the web.
  • Family court judges, prosecutors and police sensitized to treatment as an alternative to prison for drug-dependent petty offenders.
  • Better understanding on the part of EU partner cities of how to address the substance abuse problems of their LAC immigrant populations.
  • Exchange of information and experiences through an on-line shared workspace established and functioning among the partner cities.
  • Local committees established to coordinate the Project and functioning.
  • Increased visibility of the subject of all aspects of drug treatment, rehabilitation and harm reduction* in the partner cities.
EU-LAC Drug Treatment City Partnerships is an initiative funded by the European Commission, and coordinated by the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD), Secretary for Multidimensional Security of the Organization of the American States (OAS). The content of this publication does not necessarily reflect the position of the EU or the OAS.

updated on 3/1/2011 10:48:52 AM