The WACD report – Not just in Transit – is discussed in the “Talking Africa” radio show

Talking Africa – 5th February 2015 by Resonance Fm on Mixcloud

“Not Just in Transit”- The WACD report on the drug trade in West Africa is discussed on Ghana’s TV3 network

Dr. Lansana Gberie participates in the Africa Center for Strategic Studies’ (ACSS) pre US-Africa Summit Panel  Discussion entitled ‘Africa’s Security and the United States: Converging Interests and Expanding Partnerships’.

Dr. Gberie is a C0-Author of the WACD report ‘Not Just in Transit: Drugs, the State and Society in West Africa’. His intervention starts at 29: 03 and ends at 59:46. The Q&A session involving all panel members starts at 1:37:10.

Dr. Mary Chinery-Hesse, Member of the West African Commission of Drugs, speaks at the ECOSOC High Level Panel Discussion entitled ‘Sustainable Development and the World Drug Problem: Challenges and Opportunities’ held in New York on 15 July 2014

Dr. Mary Chinery-Hesse speaks at the ECOSOC High Level Panel Meeting. Her intervention starts at 45:30.

The Official Launch of the WACD Report on 12 Jun 2014 in Dakar, Senegal

In West Africa the trafficking and consumption of drugs destabilizes societies, derails development efforts, undermines peace and security and threatens public health.

The West Africa Commission on Drugs is an independent, high-level body comprised of high ranking regional personalities, addressing the drugs problem in West Africa.

Stay tuned for the West Africa Commission on Drugs Report in early 2014.

Dr Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou,
on Drug Trafficking in Mali

Mr Edem Kodjo on Drug Trafficking in Mali

Message form Kofi Annan on Drug in West Africa