The European Harm Reduction Network (EuroHRN) has been recently formed by ten organisations with a shared interest in advocating for and sharing knowledge on harm reduction within Europe. If you would like to join EuroHRN please email Maria Phelan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As the new UNODC Executive Director, Yuri Fedotov, takes office, HCLU, EHRN and the Andrey Rylkov Foundation, sent him an open letter to welcome his statement on health and human rights and offer their support in his struggle to convince governments to reform their drug policies.
The first IDPC/CIDDH course on drug law enforcement directed at police officers took place in Sept.2010 in Lima, Peru. The course was well attended and focused on harm reduction, human rights and a cost-benefit analysis of law enforcement.
The Pain & Policy Studies Group, an academic policy group which works to improve patient access to medicines for pain management and substitution therapy, is recruiting for a full-time Policy Researcher. The deadline for applications is 4 October 2010.
On 14 September 2010, the IDPC Drug Policy Guide was presented during a session held at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. During the session, the speakers introduced the main features of the Guide, followed by interesting discussions on how to implement these principles to the Mexican…
The Drug Policy Alliance has an immediate opening in its Washington, D.C. office for a Government Relations Manager, to coordinate the organisation's federal efforts to defund failed drug war programmes and shift spending to drug treatment and harm reduction.
In this video, the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (HCLU) calls for the closure of drug detention centres in Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, and China. The film documents the rampant human rights abuses in these centres.
The TNI/WOLA drug law reform project, which promotes more effective and humane drug policies in Latin America, is now on Twitter at @druglawreform. Join to receive up-to-date analysis of developments in the region.
The Prague Declaration was prepared for the conference 'Urban Drug Policies in the Globalised World' and outlines the key principles on which local policies should be based to promote a health and rights based approach to the drug problem.
World leaders will meet in New York in October to announce their financial contributions to the Global Fund for the coming three years. Your support is urgently needed to ensure that they make good on their promises to provide treatment, care and support to the millions living with and/or affected…
Yuri Fedotov has now tooken office as the new UNODC Executive Director. He declared that he would place a strong emphasis on health, human rights and justice, and stated : "Whether we talk of the victims of human trafficking, communities oppressed by corrupt leaders, unfair criminal justice…