The enclosed draft agenda contemplates a space for the intervention of civil society organizations registered with the OAS. In addition, the meeting will address the following topics:

  • Follow up to the Report on the Drug Problem in the Americas;
  • Public health approach to address the drug problem in the Americas;
  • Importance of public policies in prevention and treatment programs;
  • Importance and role of research, information and early warning systems for the preparation, monitoring and evaluation of evidence-based drug policies;
  • Human rights and social integration approach to address the drug problem in the Americas;
  • Approaches and models of alternatives to incarceration.

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