Sponsoring Association Committee: Drugs and the Law Committee, Zarah Levin-Fragasso, Chair

Description:
Please join us as a panel of human rights and drug policy experts, United Nations insiders, and a government official discuss and respond to the newly released report by the Special Committee on Drugs and the Law: "Charting a Wiser Course: Human Rights and the World Drug Problem." The panel will also discuss the outcome of the 2016 United Nations General Assembly Special Session on Drugs (UNGASS) and what the future holds for international drug policy, followed by a Q&A with the audience. The panel discussion will begin at 6:30 pm following a reception at 6:00 pm. All are welcome to attend.

Speakers:

Moderator:
Hanna Liebman Dershowitz - Committee member, Senior Policy Fellow and Director of Legal Adffirs and Policy Development

Panelists:
Bruno Ríos Sánchez, Permanent Mission of Mexico to the United Nations
Summer Walker, Drug Policy Project Manager, United Nations University
Rebecca Schleifer, International Human Rights/Drug Policy Scholar and Advocate
Kathy H. Rocklen, Former Committee Member and Partner at Proskauer Rose LLP
Luke Schram - Committee member, Staff Attorney at the Legal Aid Society
Heather Haase - Committee member (former Chair), NY Representative for International Drug Policy Consortium

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