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Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José
Miguel Insulza, the Executive Secretary of the Inter-American Drug Abuse
Control Commission (CICAD), Paul Simons, and delegates from the member
countries of the organization today examined, at a meeting in
Washington, DC, the progress in the preparation of the Report on the
Drug Problem in the Americas, and shared their views on the structure,
purpose, content, methodology and scope of the report, being prepared by
At the meeting of the Advisory Committee for the preparation of the
report, Secretary General Insulza explained the steps that have been
taken to this point to put together the document, and highlighted
meetings with experts at the national and subregional levels. Insulza
explained that the report will consist of two parts: an analysis of
existing policies in this area, and a report on scenarios that sets
forth possible options for the future.
At the Sixth Summit of the Americas, held in Cartagena, Colombia in
April, hemispheric leaders called upon the OAS to prepare a report that
analyzes the results of the current drug policies in the hemisphere and
explores new approaches to the subject.
For more information, please visit the OAS Website at www.oas.org.
More OAS photographs here »
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