L’International Drug Policy Consortium esprime delusione a seguito dell’adozione da parte dell’ONU di una strategia globale della droga decennale che non riesce a gestire la realtà e gli impatti devastanti delle politiche punitive sulle droghe.
The International Drug Policy Consortium expresses disappointment following the UN’s adoption of a 10-year global drug strategy that fails to deal with the realities and the devastating impacts of punitive drug policies.
IDPC requests that President Santos ensure that the government respects the peace process, including the crop substitution agreements, support genuine dialogue with local communities and cease forced eradication in areas where such agreements have been signed or are being negotiated.
Drug control in many ASEAN countries has exacted a very high human cost and failed to create a "drug-free" region. ASEAN needs to re-evaluate and its approach and revise its response to drug-related problems in ways that will improve, and not undermine, the health, security and development of all members of society.
375 civil society groups, including prominent human rights NGOs, from across the globe have called on UN drug control authorities to urge an immediate stop to the extrajudicial killings of suspected drug offenders in the Philippines.
Although the Outcome Document does include some good language on some points (such as access to essential medicines, development, overdose prevention and alternatives to incarceration), it could have been a very different document if the more progressive inputs had not been overlooked.
Over 200 civil society groups from all over the world have today released a statement condemning governments for failing to acknowledge the devastating consequences of punitive and repressive drug policies as they prepare for a UN summit on the issue next month.
A working group of human rights experts, legal specialists, and government officials throughout Latin America has published a policy roadmap for the region to reduce the unjust levels of women’s incarceration for drug offences.