In Bogota, on 29th June, the Observatorio de cultivos y cultivadores declarados ilícitos (OCDI) and Acción Técnica y Social organised a day of discussion focused on farmers cultivating coca, poppy and marijuana. The day included two panel discussions, the first one focusing on justice problems faced by small-scale farmers and the challenges posed by the peace process between the government and the FARC. The second panel highlighted the institutional position undertaken by Colombia and Central America around drugs. For more information, read the full report of the event (in Spanish).
Presentations delivered during the event (in Spanish)
Cristóbal Isidro Castañeda
Luz Perly Córdoba
In Bogota, Accion Tecnica y Social (ATS) organised a conference inaugurated by the Mayor. The event was an opportunity to discuss harm reduction strategies in the country, as well as for ATS to launch their new book which reviews achievements in harm reduction in the past five years. The conference was attended by government officials, NGOs and the general population. It had an important impact in the city of Bogota.
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