In this paper, IDPC asks that the Commission considers a number of issues in relation to addressing punitive laws and practices that effectively criminalise the lives of people who use drugs in South East Asia and calls on governments to address these issues as a matter of urgency.
Youth RISE – the global youth-led network for reducing the risks and harms associated with substance use – is seeking volunteers from around the world to join their ‘International Working Group’ (IWG) in 2010. The deadline for applications is 27 December 2010.
Western Hemisphere Drug Policy Commission Act of 2010 aims to carefully evaluate current domestic and international policies and identify ways in which these can be restructured or improved strategically to successfully address an escalating and increasingly complex problem that threatens U.S. and…
During the appointment of the new chairperson of the Vienna NGO Committee on Drugs, Mr. Fedotov, the UNODC Executive Director, declared: "To tackle drugs, we need to keep constant contact with on the ground knowledge and expertise. Our main partner NGOs provide that context and support our work…
This review summarises important components of a comprehensive program for prevention of HIV infection in IDUs, as unrestricted legal access to sterile syringes through NSP and enhanced pharmacy services or OST.
The Film Festival screens documentaries, advocacy films, training videos and fictional work relevant to reducing drug and alcohol related harms. The deadline for abstract submission is 17 December 2010.
The need for advocacy to address the challenges of HIV is widely acknowledged and accepted. This resource, published by the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, brings together useful concepts and models identified from new literature on advocacy evaluation.
This is the only conference focusing on treatment with pharmacological and behavioural antagonists. The participants are invited to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentations on topics related to treatment.
This statement responds to the recent report released by the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health, which highlighted key issues of concern on drug control and called for a fundamental shift in drug policy.
The purpose of this briefing is to highlight the dangers associated with funding drug control activities in countries with capital drug laws as detailed in IHRA’s report 'Complicity or abolition?', and to provide recommendations to donor-countries.