A global network promoting objective and open debate on drug policy
The INCB report reflects, once again, the Board’s ongoing habit of exceeding its mandate in its criticisms of drug policy reform movements undertaken by some countries, while continuing to ignore key issues related to harm reduction and human rights.
This annual Progress Report offers information about the main activities implemented by IDPC during 2012 and 2013 and highlights our main achievements this year in terms of national and international advocacy, communications and publication of multilingual documentation.
The challenge for governments, civil society and citizens across the hemisphere is to use the OAS report as a tool for debating present drug policies and ultimately crafting effective and humane alternative approaches.
These scenarios are stories about what 'could' happen in the future in and around the hemispheric drug system, based on current trends, and including relevant political, economic, social, cultural and international dynamics.
After analysing the regional debate and national-level reforms, this report concludes with policy recommendations that should be undertaken to maintain the momentum and advance drug policy reforms in the region.
Governance Studies at Brookings and WOLA will host a public forum with two leading scholars and two key politicians to examine the legal and political choices in USA after Colorado and Washington marijuana regulation.