It has been a highly eventful and busy year for IDPC, not least because of UNGASS 2016. We hope that you will enjoy reading this latest progress report that gives an overview of our activities and key achievements during the period April 2015 to March 2016.
This report by IDPC analyses the factors that permitted a novel Latin American position to be forged within UNASUR, the main agreements, and lays out the differences of opinion, as well as the drug policy challenges that lie ahead for the region.
IDPC offers an overview and analysis of the UNGASS, covering the adoption of the UNGASS outcome document, the plenary, roundtables and side events, as well as civil society engagement in and outside the UN building.
IDPC offers an overview and analysis of the key issues discussed and debated during the regular segment of the 59th CND and the special segment on preparations for the UNGASS 2016, including during various side events and NGO dialogues.
This IDPC advocacy note raises some persisting concerns and proposes some additional comments and recommendations intended to support the ongoing negotiations process around the UNGASS outcome document.
In this report, IDPC offers recommendations based on evidence and examples of good practice to inform a shift in policy responses to drug use in Asia away from criminalisation and punishment, and towards public health and harm reduction.
This IDPC advocacy note offers some reflections and recommendations on the negotiation process itself, and some general proposals on the overarching tone that should be reflected in the final document.