In accordance with the Human Rights Council’s Resolution 37/42,1 this contribution from IDPC aims to feed into the report of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on the implementation of the UNGASS Outcome Document entitled ‘Our joint commitment to effectively addressing and countering the world drug problem’. This submission considers all relevant operational paragraphs (OP) within the Outcome Document and analyses their relationship with human rights, drawing from available data and experiences from the ground.