UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov launch a joint initiative in Rome between UNODC and Italy's Department for Anti-Drug Policies entitled "Prevention Strategy and Policymakers". The initiative will provide access to UNODC international standards on drug use prevention, which are to be launched…
Real decriminalization efforts are still lagging behind in Europe because of foot-dragging on the part of member states, Drugreporter learned at a Brussels conference dedicated to the EU's next drug strategy.
Rumah Cemara, with the support of Youth Rise, has successfully involved 50 young people who use drugs in a community- based programme that provides peer services for people affected by drug use and HIV in Bandung, Indonesia.
Lao People's Democratic Republic's position at the hub of the Greater Mekong Subregion make it "extremely vulnerable" to the trafficking of people, illicit drugs and commodities by transnational organised crime groups, warned Yury Fedotov.
The resolution incorporates the proposal of President Felipe Calderon on the necessity of holding a General Assembly Special Session to review current policies and strategies to confront the global drug problem. The session will take place at the beginning of 2016.
Recognising that violence caused by transnational organized crime by the world drug problem is a serious threat to the welfare of citizens or promoting institutional strengthening were some of the agreements of last iberoamerican summit of Cadiz.
On December 19 - 21, 2012 Rumah Cemara organized “Burnout prevention training for CAHR implementing partners in Indonesia” involving 18 participants from 4 CAHR partner organizations and 3 self-help groups for injecting drug users and people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV).
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