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Costa Rica

Since 2002, three Forjando Liderazgo events have been conducted in Costa Rica, impacting an estimated 170 participants and their communities. Costa Rica has a well-defined drug demand reduction infrastructure however, participants of these trainings traveled from all over the country and expressed great appreciation for Forjando Liderazgo in bringing together professionals from diverse backgrounds in drug demand reduction and social services. DPNA/RIPRED maintains close contact with DPNA member Giselle Amador who is also the head of Instituto Sobre Alcoholismo y Farmacodependencia.

• A Forjando Liderazgo event was held for approximately 50 participants in San Jose, Costa Rica on May 27-28, 2003.

• A Forjando Liderazgo event was held for approximately 60 participants in San Jose, Costa Rica on March 26-28, 2008.

• A Forjando Liderazgo event was held for approximately 60 participants in San Jose, Costa Rica on August 24-25, 2009. Local partner was the Instituto Sobre Alcoholismo y Farmacodependencia.

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