For many decades, the UN has relied on policies based on the prohibitionist drug conventions, that have led to disastrous consequences. With the "Count the Costs" movie series, HCLU is highlighting the devastating negative effects of global prohibition.
The task for this consultant is to develop a “roadmap” of EU institutions and mechanisms that can be used by EHRN, IDPC and others in their advocacy efforts for drug policy reform. The deadline for applications is Friday 8th March 2013.
An increasing number of policy makers worldwide are declaring that the existing approach to drug policies, which focuses on the use of law enforcement, has failed to prevent illicit drug use and supply.
EHRN is organising a parallel event at the Commission on the Status of Women to present recommendations to the Commission on violence against women who use drugs and/or are engaged in sex work in Eurasia.
The Victoria (Australia) Minister for Mental Health has released Reducing the alcohol and drug toll. Victoria’s plan 2013 – 2017. It' s the first whole of government strategy to reduce the impact of alcohol and drug abuse on the community.
SENSE invites the authorities to consider the unintended consequences of the recent decision to prosecute Dr Katerina Matsa and Mr. Stavros Kevopulos in the light of the right to health and access to treatment in one of the most vulnerable groups in Greece.