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Side event: Amazon at risk: Environmental justice and the urgency of drug policy reform

Organised by Health Poverty Action with the support of Brazil, the Centro de Estudios de Derecho, Justicia y Sociedad, the Global Drug Policy Observatory, the International Coalition Drug Policy Reform and Environmental Justice, the International Drug Policy Consortium, the Washington Office for Latin America, the Transnational Institute, SOS Amazonia and Viso Mutop Clemmie James, Health …

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Side event: “The war on drugs”, militarisation and states of emergency: Measures to address these critical human rights challenges

Side event organised by the Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales with the support of Colombia, Czechia, Paraguay, Switzerland, Uruguay, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, the World Health Organization, the Centro de Estudios de Derecho Justicia y Seguridad, Elementa Derechos Humanos, the …

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Side Event: No More Silence: Amplifying the Voices of Populations Disproportionately Impacted by Punitive Drug Policies

Charity Monareng (SSDP): Drug policy has a disproportionate impact on certain populations. We see disparities in incarceration rates and socioeconomic consequences. These voices historically excluded from drug policy debates. This side-event has been organized in collaboration with OHCHR, IDPC, and part of 7 CND side events organized by OHCHR building on the latest report on …

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Side Event: Navigating tensions and contradictions: addressing human rights challenges related to the lack of, and the unequal access to, treatment and harm reduction.

  Organized by the International Network of People who Use Drugs with the support of Czechia, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Norway, Paraguay, Portugal, Switzerland, Uruguay, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the World Health Organization, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, the United Nations Development Programme, the African Network of …

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Committee of the Whole (Wednesday morning)

L2. Commemoration of the tenth anniversary of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Alternative Development: effective implementation and future perspectives (Germany, Peru and Thailand)  Chair: Good morning, I will start with L2 (Thailand), and will then continue with L4 (Belgium) Thailand: Yesterday we made slow progress. We managed to clean up the text a bit …

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