Both the development sector and the drug policy reform movement advocate for community participation in policy change, yet this is often overstated and under-valued. In this webinar we explore how to ensure impacted communities participate in drug policy reform and that legal regulation protects their livelihoods, espouses social justice and promotes equity

2020 - 15:30 PM

Speakers:

  • Charan Sharma -Programme Manager: Drug Use & Harm Reduction Alliance India
  • Kitty Chopaka - Independent Cannabis Advocate, Thailand
  • Emma Campbell - Activist, Alliance for Choice, N. Ireland
  • Ashish Kothari - Activist-researcher Kalpavriksh & Global Tapestry of Alternatives, India
  • Shadia El Brahimi - Activist for Womens Rights in Cannabis, Morocco

Chaired by Ann Fordham, International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC) 

This webinar will be in English, we are exploring options for live Spanish translation.


This webinar is part of a wider series exploring why the socially just legal regulation of drugs is vital for sustainable development. We will explore how drug policies intersect with some of the most pressing issues facing the development sector, and identify how to make sure legally regulated drug markets work for people along the supply chain.

 
Brought to you by a coalition of drug policy reform experts and development organizations; International Drug Policy Consortium, Transform Drug Policy Foundation, Transnational Institute, Canadian Drug Policy Coalition, Instituto RIA, and Interdisciplinary Centre for Cannabis Research (ICCR) facilitated by Health Poverty Action.