A global network promoting objective and open debate on drug policy
A new report confirms that amphetamine-type stimulant use is a major public health issue in the Southeast Asia region and swift action is needed to prevent the spread of HIV and other blood-borne viruses.
Martin Schoenteich, the author of Presumption of Guilt: The Global Overuse of Pretrial Detention, talks about the first-ever global survey of the damage done by the excessive use of pretrial detention.
Over a year after the activation of the National Committee for Combating Addiction, some judges are still refusing to apply the drug law by allowing drug users to seek treatment in lieu of prosecution.
The current trend is already going to a better allocation of repressive and sanitary approaches, aided by a judicial reform and budgetary recast for a rebalancing of powers and better support for drug users.
30 October 2014 09:00-11:00 Washington, D.C. United States
U.S. taxpayers have been funding citizen security programs in Central America for six years. This event will talk about whether these efforts are having an impact on the crime and violence that has shaken the region and led to unprecedented migration of unaccompanied minors to the United States.