This civil society letter led by IDPC requests ASEAN to establish opportunities for civil society organisations and affected communities to participate in the official process for the development of the new ASEAN strategy and work-plan on the use and supply of drugs.
Civil society groups from all over the world have 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.
The letter draws on the strong body of evidence which shows that the death penalty for drugs traffickers is not an effective response to the global drug problem, and is in violation of international human rights law.
This evaluation looks at barriers in relation to human resources, implementation and programme management of MMT and identified how far the materials and methods of the programme can improve patients’ life quality.
Rumah Cemara, with the support of Youth Rise, has successfully involved 50 young people who use drugs in a community- based programme that provides peer services for people affected by drug use and HIV in Bandung, Indonesia.
In February 2013, Rumah Cemara organised a capacity building training for 10 officers from Banceuy narcotics prison in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia, to improve their knowledge on HIV, TB, drug dependence, etc.