Side Event: Bridging the Gaps between Crime and Development Perspectives in Drug Policy: The Drugs & Development Hub

[…] UNODC AD (stand-in): WDP and Sustainable Development: a complex relationship – responses impact each other. We cannot look at these areas out of context. Drug use undermines goal 5 (gender equality) – women take more pharmaceutical medications and men are more into drugs like cocaine and heroin. Clear lack of services for women. Women …

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Side event: Drug crypto markets beyond 2020: Policy, enforcement, harm, and resilience

Organized by the Government of the Netherlands, Asociación Bienestar y Desarollo (Energy Control), the Global Drug Policy Observatory and the International Drug Policy Consortium Anke ter Hoeve, Netherlands: The Netherlands is a staunch supporter of evidence based drug policymaking. We had a side event on the matter and submitted a resolution which commanded great support. …

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Side Event: Drug Crypto Markets Beyond 2020: Policy, Enforcement, Harm, and Resilience

Organized by the Netherlands, and Asociacion Bienestar y Desarollo (Energy Control), Global Drug Policy Observatory and International Drug Policy Consortium. Surprisingly little research on drug crypto markets. Crypto markets continue to function despite high profile law enforcement actions. Data suggests that production of drugs on crypto markets remain robust and in some contexts are increasing. …

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Side Event- East African Community Regional Policy on Prevention, Management and Control of Alcohol, Drugs and Other Substances

  Chair: We will discuss drug policy from the perspective of health, and East African Drug Policy. The African plan of action was developed last year. African communities are supportive of the comprehensive approach to drugs. but how are we going to contextualise them? Kunal Naik: We created the African Plan of action in 2018 in Cairo and finalised …

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