Ecuador ‘Promotes and guarantees the full respect for human rights within its territory’. It noted that national policy includes rehabilitation of drug addicts.
The statement described its approach as a ‘De-securitisation of drug policy which allows us to address the problem from the perspective and health and human rights’. The country about to pass new national plan.
Implementation of Plan Columbia creates risks along Ecuador’s northern border, including trafficking, aerial spraying and the destruction of the livelihood of people in the border area.