Some 12 countries have confirmed their attendance at the anti-drug summit being organized by Peru for 2012, with the objective of coordinating and elaborating joint policies in response to drug trafficking, the Peruvian anti-drug czar, Ricardo Soberón, announced.
In a significant omission, production and supply-side issues have not been a traditional focus of the International Harm Reduction Conference. This session at this year's conference in Liverpool is intended to provide participants with an overview of the diversity and seriousness of the issues facing people in four very different producer nations from the perspectives of those with first hand experience. This session will take place on Thursday 29th April between 9am and 10am. The session is organised by TNI, IHRA and IPS.
The Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) will convene three panels of leading human rights defenders, security analysts, and practitioners from the United States and Colombia to discuss the accords and to address questions surfacing from former conflict zones, Bogota, and the international community.
The World Drug Report will be launched during a Special Event of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) on the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, chaired by Ambassador Mirghani Abbaker Altayeb Bakhet, Chair of the 62nd session of the CND.
Welcome to the second edition of the IDPC Drug Policy Guide. The Guide brings together global evidence and examples of best practice to provide guidance on the review, design and implementation of national drug policies.
A grey area has emerged between what is legal and what is not as states struggle with how to respond to the many new synthetic compounds emerging onto the market. The Expert Seminar on Herbal Stimulants and Legal highs was an initiative of the Transnational Institute ('TNI') working together with…
One of the frequently overlooked costs of the war on drugs is its negative impact on the environment – mainly resulting from aerial spraying of drug crops in ecologically sensitive environments such as the Andes and Amazon basin.
Before its official premiere on 29th November at the Curzon Soho, Cocaine Unwrapped will be screened on 1st November at Picturehouse at Fact Liverpool (18:00), and on 10th November at Stratford East Picturehouse (20:30). Each screening will be followed by a Q&A with Rachel Seifert. Please, join…
This report aims to provide the reader with a summary of what happened at 54th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, including at various satellite events, and offers some analysis of the key discussions and debates.
This briefing paper analyses the reasons behind the proposed amendment and the opposing arguments that have been brought forward, and outlines the various options to be considered as the fate of Bolivia’s proposal is determined. Simply rejecting the amendment will not make the issue disappear.