This annual Progress Report offers information about the main activities implemented by IDPC during 2011 and 2012 and highlights our main achievements this year in terms of national and international advocacy, communications and publication of multilingual documentation.
On Tuesday 6th December, IDPC, in collaboration with Harm Reduction International and the Kenya AIDS NGOs Consortium (KANCO), will organise a satellite session entitled "Putting health and human rights at the centre of drug policy: Recommendations from the Global Commission on Drug Policy".
As West Africa, a major gateway for cocaine smuggled from South America into Europe, continues to attract traffickers, UNODC Executive Director visited Guinea-Bissau to discuss drug-related security issues.
The main objective of the training programme is to build the capacity of representatives of African human rights NGOs with knowledge and skills to effectively use the African human rights and international system in their work towards human rights promotion and protection on the continent.
The UNAIDS PCB NGO Delegation is recruiting for 1 Africa Delegate, 1 Asia and Pacific Delegate and 1 Latin America and Caribbean Delegate. This is a unique opportunity for committed activists and advocates to make a difference to the HIV and AIDS policy implementation in their regions.
The objective of the conference is to bring together different actors involved in Harm Reduction to exchange ideas and discuss strategies for improving the quality of services delivered in the National Response towards Opiate Abuse and Harm Reduction in Mauritius.
This is a call for submissions to the Africa Regional dialogue which will take place on 3-4 August 2011 in Johannesburg, South Africa. In addition to giving a voice to regional and country perspectives on issues of HIV and the law, the dialogue aims to contribute to regional efforts for creating an enabling legal environment which supports effective HIV responses.
While overall growth in numbers of new HIV infections has slowed in most regions of the world, infections linked to injection drug use continue to grow. This trend has been most pronounced in Eastern Europe and Central Asia; however, new infections related to injection drug use also appear to be…
During his first visit to East Africa since taking office, UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov visited the Nairobi Outreach Services Trust in Kenya, an NGO working to prevent HIV among injecting drug users and other vulnerable sections of the population in the capital.