Acción Andina Acción Andina is a platform of organisations and persons in the Andean region researching the drug war in the Andean region. It publishes a bulletin, the Boletín
Internacional on drugs related issues. It also publishes the Revista Acción Andina each number focused on a particular topic (Human Rights, Alternative Development, Interdiction, etc). Language: Spanish
Centro de Documentación e Información Bolivia (CEDIB) CEDIB is a non governmental documentation and information center in Cochabamba (Bolivia). The “Coca, Drogas y Desarrollo” program of CEDIB published -in colaboration with the Andean Information Network and Acción Andina- the electronical bulletin Cocapress, focused on drug related issues in Bolivia and the Andean Region (still available on-line). At the moment it publishes: Hoja informativa. Language: Spanish
Andean Information Network (AIN/RAI) The Andean Information Network (AIN) is an international, independent, non-profit organisation that dedicates itself to the investigation, analysis and education on issues involving North-South relations and global justice. The AIN is committed to seeking peaceful long-term solutions to social conflicts, injustices and inequalities. The site is bilingual (Spanish and English) and provides basic facts and figures on the drugs issue in Bolivia. Language: English and Spanish
Inter-American Observatory on Drugs (CICAD) Country Page: Bolivia Language: English and Spanish
Por la Dignidad! Estrategia boliviana de la lucha contra el narcotráfico La estrategia del Gobierno de Bolivia contra la coca ilícita. Viceministerio de Prevención y Rehabilitación dependiente del Ministerio de Gobierno. Más documentos sobre el Plan Dignidad Language: Spanish
Deadly Consequences: The International Monetary Fund and Bolivia's Black February The Democracy Center, April 2005 The report tells the story of Bolivia's Black February (2003), in which 34 people were killed during public uprisings against an IMF-forced economic belt-tightening package. It is not just the story of two tragic days in La Paz, but also of the global economic system that set that violence in motion. "Deadly Consequences" is based on interviews with Bolivia's current President and senior government advisors, IMF officials, economists, Bolivian human rights leaders, eyewitnesses, and with the family of the victims. It also draws on dozens of original source documents and testimonies. The report is available for both free viewing and purchase in book form on The Democracy Center website
Caribbean states face challenges of youth involvement in crime, violence, gangs and other anti-social activities. It is not uncommonly heard the “drug problem” is to be blamed for this. This briefing wants to show this relation is far more complex and often misunderstood.
The Expert Seminar on the Global Experiences with Harm Reduction for Stimulants and New Psychoactive Substances (NPS), an initiative of the Transnational Institute (TNI) and Forum Droghe, took place in Rome on May 20, 2014 at Università Pontificia Lateranense. A total of 23 people attended the meeting, representing research and academic institutions as well as non-governmental organizations working in the field.
This policy briefing analyses the results of the partial agreement on drugs reached at the talks being held in Havana between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, and the Colombian government.
Scheduling is mostly priotised in it's repressive pole, though present debates are increasingly highlighting the need to modify the balance of the system in order to affirm the importance of the principle of health.