Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales (CELS)

Side event: Eliminating Structural Racism against Africans and people of African Descent in drug policy legal frameworks and practice

Organised by the Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales (CELS) Asociación Civil with the support of the International Service for Human Rights Luciana Pol, Senior Fellow Security Policy & Human Rights CELS: Customary comment in these events is to say that this is a timely debate. However, in this case, we cannot say that because …

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Plenary Item 7. Inter-agency cooperation and coordination of efforts in addressing and countering the world drug problem

Chair: The commission has before it conference room paper ECN 720 21 (?) and note by the Secretariat of interagency cooperation and coordination of efforts in addressing and countering the world drug problem. Pursuant to commission resolution 51/14 relevant decisions of UNAIDS are transmitted to the Commission in a note by the Secretariat on promoting …

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Side Event: Next steps for data collection on drugs: Experiences from UN agencies

Organized by Mexico and Switzerland, and Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales, European Union, Global Drug Policy Observatory (Swansea University, United Kingdom), International Drug Policy Consortium, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations Development Programme and World Health Organization The revised version of the Annual Report Questionnaire is set to be proposed, …

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Side event: Drug control policies and the militarisation of security: Reflections on the experience in the Americas

Organised by Conectas, the Brazilian Drug Policy Platform, the Washington Office on Latin America and the Centre for Legal and Social Studies. Today we will be talking about how drug control policies and the militarisation of the Americas are related to each other. There are 2 specific moments related to this context: (1) last year, …

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Side Event: Measuring Drug Policy Outcomes: Intersections with Human Rights and the SDGs

Side Event: Measuring drug policy outcomes: Intersections with human rights and the sustainable development goals Organised by the Government of Switzerland, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the International Centre for Science in Drug Policy, the International Drug Policy Consortium, the Global Drug Policy Observatory of Swansea University, Centro de Estudios Legales …

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