WOLA: Advocacy for Human Rights in the Americas
30 Jun 2014 | Commentary | News

Latin America Drug Policy Dialogue 2014 Quito

The 10th WOLA/TNI Informal Drug Policy Dialogue, held from April 10-12 in Quito, Ecuador, analyzed trends in reform at local, regional, and international levels. The dialogue focused on the following points: 1. Drug policy reform in Ecuador; 2. Lessons from Vienna: Preparing for the 2016 UN General Assembly Special Session; 3. Alternative policies for coca and marijuana markets; 4. New horizons in the application of drug law; 5. Are the UNASUR, CELAC and OAS agendas compatiable?

The dialogue was conducted under Chatham house rules, and was attended by representatives from the United States, the Netherlands, Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia and Uruguay. Ecuador’s CONSEP drug agency served as the local host.

To read the rapporteur’s report (Spanish only), please click here.