Guatemala proposes "alternative strategies for combating drugs"

As the central theme of the 43rd OAS General Assembly
Organization of American States - Press Release
Monday, February 25, 2013

perez-molina-insulzaThe Secretary General of the OAS highlighted the assignment received during the Sixth Summit of the Americas in 2012, which urged the OAS to analyze the results of drug policies in the Americas and to explore new approaches to strengthen these efforts and make them more effective. The Foreign Minister of Guatemala emphasized that, 50 years after signing the United Nations Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of 1961, "the world starts the task of reflection and evaluation of what we have been doing and how we can achieve more effective results."