CND Plenary Day 3 – Red Cross

More humanitarian aspects of drug policy. Encouraging to see the shift. Put an end to the horrors of the drug war. Advocate for pragmatic and evidence-based policies. Reduce negative consequences of drug use. Harm reduction activities being implemented by Red Cross. However, this is not enough. Need drug policy reforms. Countries will be better served with public-health approach. Prison settings must receive special attention. Encourage governments to observe and respect human rights. The most effective way to provide harm reduction is via community based work forces. Pledge full support to addressing the problem of substance abuse from a humanitarian perspective in the debate leading up to UNGASS 216.

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