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67th Session of the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (#CND67) – CND Blog Index

Below, the CND Blog offers an Index of the 100+ hours of real-time non-literal blogging material captured during the 67th UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs. Please note the timings are mostly based on the official Programme, and may not perfectly coincide with the timings of the actual proceedings. INDEX Plenary Committee of the Whole Side …

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Side event: Licit uses of the coca leaf

Organised by the Open Society Institute with the support of Colombia, the Centro de Estudios de Derecho, Justicia y Sociedad and Elementa DDHH Diego Garcia, Open Society Foundations. I am lucky to be here today with a number of experts on the coca leaf issue. Here we want to imagine a future with coca. ⁠Andrés …

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Side event: Ending overreliance on punishment: Decriminalisation and prison decongestion as key goals of drug policy reform

Organized by the POS Foundation with the support of Czechia, Ghana, Paraguay, Switzerland, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, the World Health Organization, the United Nations Development Programme, the Centro de Estudios de Derecho, Justicia y Sociedad, the International Drug Policy Consortium, the …

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Side event: Drug policy and human rights: Perspectives from Latin America

(Event in Spanish) Pablo Cymermarn, Intercambios A.C.:  Llevamos organizando este evento hace  muchos años. Desde que los eventos satélites han sido promovidos en la CND. Este evento está también apoyado por FIOCRUZ, INNPD, PBPD, REDUC, ACEID, IDPC, HRI, International Indigenous Drug Policy Alliance. Victoria Darraidu, CELS: Sobre el escenario argentino, es relevante mencionar la persistencia …

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Side event: Unveiling injustice: Exploring the human rights impact of drug policies in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia region

Organised by the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights with the support of Amnesty International, the Eastern and Central European and Central Asian Commission on Drug Policy, the Eurasian Harm Reduction Association, Harm Reduction International and the International Drug Policy Consortium Magdalena Dąbkowska, Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights. I have the pleasure to moderate this event. …

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