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Strengthening the Capacity of Drug Supply Reduction and Law Enforcement Officers on Precursor Chemical Control

Group Photograph of the Participants with special guests Mr. Antonius Riva Setiawan – Director CPDAP and Ms. Rachanikorn Sarasiri – Deputy Secretary General of ONCB at the Opening Ceremony of the 11th International Training Course on Precursor Chemical Control

The 11th International Training Course on Precursor Chemical Control for Asian Narcotics Law Enforcement Officers was recently concluded in Bangkok, Thailand. This 8 day training programme which began on 31 August, 2015 is conducted by the Colombo Plan Drug Advisory Programme (CPDAP) in collaboration with the Office of the Narcotics Control Board of Thailand (ONCB). […]

CPDAP organizes first Sub-Regional Meeting for South Asian Drug Focal Points

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New Delhi, India, 9 September 2015—The Colombo Plan Drug Advisory Programme (CPDAP) has gathered here drug focal point agency officials from the countries of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka for the first-ever Sub-Regional  Drug Focal Point Meeting (SR-DFPM) for South Asia. Co-organising this initiative with CPDAP is India’s Narcotics Control […]

Colombo Plan delegation meets with the National Focal Point of Fiji

Mr Tay presenting Colombo Plan promotional material to Mr Parmesh Chand.

The Colombo Plan delegation met with the Fiji Focal Point officials on 13th August, 2015 in the Public Service Commission Chairman’s Conference room, Berkeley Crescent, Suva, Fiji.   The meeting renewed the cordial relations between Colombo Plan and the Public Service Commission and Ministry of Foreign Affair of the Government of Fiji.   Mr Parmesh […]

Colombo Plan Delegation meets the Australian Focal Point in Canberra

Mr Tay Bian How presenting CP material to Mr Andres Collins. Dr. Naomi Drumbell is also in the picture.

The Colombo Plan delegation met with the Australian Focal Point officials on 11th August, 2015 in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, RG Casey Building Parkes Canberra, Australia. The Australian FocalPoint was represented by Mr Andrew Collins, Assistant Secretary, South Asia Regional and Indian Ocean Branch, Dr. Naomi Drumbrell Director, South Asia Branch of […]

Completed training on Curriculum 3 of Child Substance Use Disorder Treatment Curricula benefit South Asian treatment practitioners

Closing the treatment gap. The continuing training on the CSUDT Curricula is guiding treatment practitioners in employing evidence-based interventions such as motivational interviewing for children in the countries of Bangladesh, India and Pakistan.

Dhaka, Bangladesh— The Colombo Plan Drug Advisory Programme(CPDAP) has completed training for twenty-five (25) South Asian treatment practitioners and six master trainers on the third curriculum of theChild Substance Use Disorder Treatment (CSUDT) Curricula from 2-6 August 2015 through the funding support of the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) United States’Department […]

Training Course on Empowering Women through Family Planning and Economic Development Intervention

Each member country is requested to nominate, through the Colombo Plan Gender Focal Point up to two (3) candidates, one principle and two reserve, by completing the Colombo Plan Application Form and submission of a medical certificate. The duly accomplished nomination forms (two sets) should be forwarded by or before 14 August 2015, to the Colombo Plan Secretariat at the […]

Secretary-General Visits Bhutan and Bangladesh


Mr Kinley Dorji, the Secretary-General of Colombo Plan, visited Bhutan from 18 – 22 May 2015. During his visit Mr Kinley had the honour to meet His Excellency, Mr Tshering Tobgay, the Honourable Prime Minister of Bhutan. His Excellency commended Colombo Plan’s efforts to further socio-economic development in the member countries.   Mr Kinley attended […]

Inauguration of ICCE Training of Trainers and EWGs At the Colombo Hilton – 1-6th June, 2015

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Open session with the ICCE Training of Trainers and EWGs chaired by the Secretary General on 3rd June, 2015 at 6.00 p.m. at the Colombo Hilton The Secretary General Mr. Kinley Dorji took the opportunity to have an open session with ICCE Training of Trainers and EWGs at the Colombo Hilton on 3rd June 2015.  He shared with the […]

The Secretary General calls on the Council President, the Ambassador of Japan HE Mr. Nobuhito Hobo to bid him farewell

The Secretary General presents the token of appreciation to the Council President HE Mr Nobuhito Hobo

The Secretary General  Mr. Kinley Dorji paid a courtesy call on HE Mr. Nobuhito Hobo – The Council President, the Ambassador of Japan on 3rd June, 2015 to bid him farewell. During their meeting, matters of mutual interests were discussed.  The Secretary General presented to the Council President tokens of appreciation and expressed his grateful […]

60th Commemoration of the Asian African Conference and the 10th Anniversary of the New Asia Africa


To commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Asian-African Conference and 10th Anniversary of the New Asian-African Strategic Partnership (NAASP), the Government of the Republic of Indonesia hosted a series of high level events under the theme “Strengthening South-South Cooperation to Promote World Peace and Prosperity” in Jakarta and Bandung on April 19-24, 2015. Delegates from […]

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