IDPC is excited to announce that we are looking to appoint a Research and Advocacy Officer (fixed-term contract to cover maternity leave) to contribute to the smooth delivery of IDPC’s publications work plan and to support the network’s advocacy efforts.
A "self-summoned" national conference on drug policy reform, led by civil society organisations, will take place in February 2020 to resist the harms of 30 years of prohibition and punitive drug policy in Italy.
The new policy decriminalised drug use, but not possession. Since possession is almost always the main indicator that someone uses drugs, criminalising possession ends up criminalising all people who use drugs in Myanmar.
In light of the upcoming election, Labour pledged to establish a royal commission to develop a public health approach to substance misuse, whilst the Conservative manifesto promises to tackle drug-related crime.