Development & environment

Environment

7 December 2022
IDPC analysis of the UNODC World Drug Report 2022

IDPC analysis of the UNODC World Drug Report 2022

IDPC welcomes the report’s impressive range of data and analysis, as well as its attention to environmental impacts; but regrets the continued lack of acknowledgement of the destructive impact of punitive drug policies, related human rights abuses and opportunities for meaningful reform.
9 August 2022
Climate justice & drug policy

Climate justice & drug policy

'War on drugs' policies contribute to the destruction of our planet, which is why environmentally sustainable regulation should be part of climate mitigation and adaptation strategies.
3 August 2022
High time we legalised drugs?

High time we legalised drugs?

There is a dire need for environmental justice in drug policy – and to put the issue of drug cultivation on the radar of environmental and climate organisations. This must be done with the active involvement of those who depend on illicit crops for their livelihoods.
28 June 2022
World Drug Report 2022

World Drug Report 2022

UNODC provide analysis of the state of and trends in drug markets, with a thematic focus on the drugs-environment nexus.