On World Hepatitis Day, EHRN calls for civil society to demand HCV treatment price reduction in Eastern Europe and Central Asia in order for the millions of people living with HCV to gain access to life saving drugs.
About two decades after the U.S. emerged from the worst of its own crack epidemic, Brazilian authorities are watching the cheap drug spread across this country of 190 million people. They have far fewer resources to deal with it, despite a booming economy that expanded 7.5 percent last year.
With this consultation, the European Commission wishes to explore the extent to which detention issues (following a criminal offence) impact on mutual trust, and consequently on mutual recognition and judicial cooperation generally within the European Union.
In mid-July, Cambodia’s Prime Minister approved a controversial new drug law that opens the door to rampant human rights violations. The legislation will force drug users into involuntary treatment for up to two years in facilities where previous detainees have reported being victims of…
On the 21st of July, the International Community of People Who Use Drugs will lead a Day of Commemoration for the victims of the War on Drugs at Russian Embassies in a sign of support for individuals living in that country.
The Global Drug Policy Program of the Open Society Foundations is accepting applications for the position of Senior Program Officer. The position will be involved with grant-giving and management, and will be based in Budapest or London.
This new blog aims to collect and document major issues in overdose worldwide, to encourage overdose prevention initiatives and promote good practice from a harm reduction perspective, disseminate new research findings, and correct misinformation.
The petition calls on the Obama administration to take three concrete actions that would help reduce the violence in Mexico and also make communities in the United States safer. Help us reach 10,000 signatures!
Just when you start to see glimmers of hope that the troubled UN drug control system is opening up for a change process, its principal guardian, the INCB, does it again… In a press release on 5 July, the INCB secretariat condemned Bolivia’s decision to denounce the 1961 Single Convention on…
In this article, the Transnational Institute (TNI) examines how a grey area of the law in Spain has led to the development of an economic and social model for drug consumption that might offer a more economically and socially just alternative to market legalisation.
Two years after the Declaration of Latin Judges in Oporto, judges from Italy, Brazil and Argentina insist that the “global war on drugs” has been a failure in view of the very serious consequences it has entailed for individuals and society worldwide.
The UNAIDS PCB NGO Delegation is recruiting for 1 Africa Delegate, 1 Asia and Pacific Delegate and 1 Latin America and Caribbean Delegate. This is a unique opportunity for committed activists and advocates to make a difference to the HIV and AIDS policy implementation in their regions.