In Brussels, the Civil Society Forum on Drugs discusses the future of the European Monitoring Centre on Drugs and Drug Addiction and the drug coordination and funding system of the European Commission, weakened by political tensions on the EU's future.
Maria-Goretti stresses the need for unity within the civil society community in order to collaborate and provide support for drug users who need resources and policies that stress health and human rights.
ICEERS will be speaking at Human Rights Council sessions on the importance of drug policy and human rights and how efforts can be made to provide protections for Indigenous groups and their cultural practices.
Eurasian Key Populations Health Network opens request for proposals for 2018 Small grants program "Gender and HIV" in order to improve health, inclusion and social wellbeing for Key Populations in Eastern European and Central Asian.
A key member of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador's cabinet, Olga Sánchez, is in favour of decriminalising recreational marijuana and is a sign of future drug policy to come in Mexico where the war of drugs has caused enormous destruction.