UNAIDS sheds light on the global progress toward ending the AIDS epidemic, noting it has slipped dramatically off-track. People who inject drugs remain 22 times more likely to live with HIV than the general population.
Five years after the approval of the first comprehensive cannabis regulation law in the world, Monitor Cannabis Uruguay and the School of Social Science of Universidad de la República are convening an academic discussion on the various aspects that arise from the implementation and results of a law of this kind.
The Central European University will be hosting a course on gender and its impact on drug policy after the release of the 2018 World Drug Report and is also offering a select number of scholarships to attend.
ICEERS will be speaking at Human Rights Council sessions on the importance of drug policy and human rights and how efforts can be made to provide protections for Indigenous groups and their cultural practices.
The OHCHR will present the report on the implementation of the joint commitment to effectively addressing and countering the world drug problem with regard to human rights at the 39th session of the Human Rights Council.