A dozen Latin American countries issued a joint statement on organised crime and drug trafficking. The statement is a clear acknowledgement of the often unspoken understanding that the war on drugs is fuelling much of the violence and chaos in Latin America.
This survey is being conducted in 7 European countries, including Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden and the United Kingdom with the aim of gathering information about drug use in Europe.
The 6th Australasian drug and alcohol strategy conference is the peak police drug and alcohol forum in Australasia. It brings together experts from law enforcement agencies, health service providers, policy analysts, researchers and industry representatives.
The Copenhagen City Council is pushing ahead with a proposal to decriminalise cannabis, and has set up a committee to investigate the best way to regulate the supply and distribution. The favoured option is for 30 or 40 cannabis shops controlled by the city in which adults may legally buy…
The Drugs, Security and Democracy (DSD) fellowship program supports research on organized crime, drug policy, issues of governance, and associated topics across the social sciences and related disciplines.
In November, the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission held its 50th session in Buenos Aires. During the meeting the Commission agreed to expand some of its programs to other regions, such as Central America and the Caribbean. The project for the establishment of Drug Treatment Courts and…
The European Drug Prevention Prize is awarded every two years to three drug prevention projects that fully involve young people, either in the development and implementation of activities, the decision-making, the project management and/or the evaluation.
The HCLU attended CND 2013 annual meeting in Vienna and interviewed key professionals that talked about the new approach of New Zealand to new psychoactive drugs, the views of UNOCD to the legalization of marijuana in the US and the new marijuana regulation scheme of Uruguay.