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Evidence-based, data-driven policies to address drug situation, other crimes – Khemraj Ramjattan


Posted in: Regional News | 04 April 2018 | 1012

    Minister Khemraj Ramjattan at the podium. Also in photograph are, from left, Mr. Terry Steers-Gonzalez, Chargé d' Affaires, US Embassy in Guyana; Mr Jean-Ricot Dormeus, OAS/CICAD Representative to Guyana; Ms. Beverly Reynolds, Coordinator
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    Minister Khemraj Ramjattan at the podium. Also in photograph are, from left, Mr. Terry Steers-Gonzalez, Chargé d' Affaires, US Embassy in Guyana; Mr Jean-Ricot Dormeus, OAS/CICAD Representative to Guyana; Ms. Beverly Reynolds, Coordinator

    The importance of drug observatories in the fight against the illegal drug situation was reiterated throughout the Opening Ceremony of the Regional Seminar for National Drug Observatories in the Caribbean on 4 April, 2018, at the Ramada Princess Hotel, in Georgetown, Guyana.

    Making the case for evidence-based, data-driven policies and practices, and international cooperation to address the illegal drug situation, feature speaker, Guyana Minister for Public Security, Hon. Khemraj Ramjattan  told the gathering of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) practitioners, policy-makers and researchers in the field - 

     “If there is one thing that I would like to see coming out of this seminar is your emphasis on evidence-based, data-driven policies and practices ….It is … going to reduce the damning situation in drugs and all related crimes and illegalities”. 

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