The Universidad de los Andes is organising a conference on Tuesday, 15 April 2010, to present the book 'Illicit Drugs in Colombia', a book that brings together contributions from different fields of study on drug policy in Colombia. International scholars invited to participate in the conference include: Peter Reuter (University of Maryland), Jon Caulkins (Carnegie Mellon University), Elvira Maria Restrepo (University of Miami), Juan Tokatlian (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella) and Beau Kilmer (RAND). This conference will take place at Universidad de los Andes, Auditorium A, Mario Laserna Building, from 9 am to 6 pm on Thursday, April 15th. The conference is open to the public and registration can be accessed at:

All inquiries about the book on “Illicit Drugs in Colombia” or about the conference on April 15th should be sent to Daniel Mejia (

For additional information on the conference and the book, see the document below.