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The Art of the Possible: Advancing Drug Policy Reforms in Latin America

Washington D.C., USA
5 May 2010
The Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), the Transnational Institute (TNI), and George Washington University (GWU)’s Latin American & Hemispheric Studies Program are organising a conference on drug policy debates and reforms underway in Latin America on the morning of Thursday, May 6 from 9:00 am-1:00 pm. The half-day event will feature government officials and legislators from South America discussing national-level reforms, as well as experts addressing cross-cutting themes such as harm reduction strategies, the role of law enforcement, human rights, and cannabis policy.

Farmers perspectives on the war on drugs - session at Harm Reduction 2010 Conference

Liverpool, UK
28 April 2010
In a significant omission, production and supply-side issues have not been a traditional focus of the International Harm Reduction Conference. This session at this year's conference in Liverpool is intended to provide participants with an overview of the diversity and seriousness of the issues facing people in four very different producer nations from the perspectives of those with first hand experience. This session will take place on Thursday 29th April between 9am and 10am. The session is organised by TNI, IHRA and IPS.

Universidad de los Andes Conference – launch of ‘Illicit Drugs in Colombia’

Universidad de los Andes, Auditorium A, Mario Laserna Building
14 April 2010
The Universidad de los Andes is organising a conference on Tuesday, 15 April 2010, to present the book 'Illicit Drugs in Colombia', a book that brings together contributions from different fields of study on drug policy in Colombia. International scholars invited to participate in the conference include: Peter Reuter (University of Maryland), Jon Caulkins (Carnegie Mellon University), Elvira Maria Restrepo (University of Miami), Juan Tokatlian (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella) and Beau Kilmer (RAND). This conference will take place at Universidad de los Andes, Auditorium A, Mario Laserna Building, from 9 am to 6 pm on Thursday, April 15th. The conference is open to the public and registration can be accessed at:

CND 2010 side event – Time for an impact assessment of drug policy

Vienna, Austria
9 March 2010
This introductory event on Impact Assessment will consist of short presentations and a Question and Answer session covering how Impact Assessments can help; how Impact Assessments might be commissioned and structured, both nationally and internationally; opportunities and barriers; and Impact Assessment of drug policy and the EU.

CND 2010 side event – Launch of IDPC Drug Policy Guide

Vienna, Austria
8 March 2010
IDPC has produced a comprehensive ‘Drug Policy Guide’ that collates research, best practices and recommendations for the development of effective drug policy. The IDPC Guide will be launched at this satellite meeting. Presenters will describe the contents of the Guide and give examples of how it can be used at the national level.

CND 2010 side event – National action for access to opioid medicines: success stories

Vienna, Austria
7 March 2010
This briefing is intended to contribute to the discussion at the Plenary Session of the CND, and will focus on issues related to the availability of controlled medicines as required by the UN drug conventions. Speakers from different regions of the world will provide information on ways in which availability problems have been tackled in their country.

53rd Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs

Vienna, Austria
7 March 2010 - 11 March 2010
The Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) will meet in Vienna, Austria for its 53rd Session from the 8 -12 March 2010. The CND is the central policy-making body of the United Nations in drug-related matters, and governs a large portion of the work of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

Winds of Change: A Review of Current Drug Policy Worldwide

21 February 2010 - 22 February 2010
The Collective for an Integrated Drug Policy (CUPIHD) is organizing an international Seminar, Winds of Change: A Review of Current Drug Policy Worldwide, that will take place on Feb. 22 and 23, 2010 in Mexico D.F..

Reforms in Drug Legislation in Latin America

Lima, Peru
7 February 2010
This international seminar will take place in Lima, Peru on February 8. Organised by the Center for the Investigation of Drugs and Human Rights (CIDDH), the Transnational Institute (TNI) and the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), the event includes officials and experts from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.

Drugs and harm: a new agenda for a new government?

Cumberland Lodge, Windsor, UK
26 January 2010 - 28 January 2010
Aimed at policy-makers, drug agencies, charities, academics, lawyers, and members of the police, this conference will examine the current drugs control system, its effectiveness, and potential improvements in the UK.