U.S. Embassy and PDEA Team Up for Drug Abuse Prevention Campaign

Manila, March 6, 2020 — The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) have teamed up to launch a nationwide campaign to combat drug use in the country. During a ceremony hosted by Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte on Thursday, March 5, PDEA National Capital Region (NCR) Director Joel Plaza ...
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U.S. Conducts Specialized Trainings for Philippine Law Enforcement Agencies

Manila, February 7, 2020 — The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines is currently conducting training courses on science-driven drug investigations and substance abuse prevention for Philippine law enforcement agencies in Quezon City. The first course, provided to 40 members of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), is a five-day training on chemical diversion investigations.  The ...
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Fact Sheet: U.S. Anti-Narcotics Cooperation with the Philippines

The United States has partnered with Philippine government agencies and law enforcement officials for many years to reduce drug demand, provide training on anti-narcotics techniques, and enhance the criminal justice sector’s ability to handle drug cases. Support for Drug Demand Reduction Since 2017, the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs ...
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