Ghana

Side Event: Practical Measures for the Prohibition of Arbitrary Detention in the Context of Drug Control Measures

Organized by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights with the support of Canada, Ghana, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the Commission of Human Rights of the Philippines, the European Union, Harm Reduction International, the International Centre on Human Rights and Drug Policy, the International Drug Policy Consortium, the International Network of People …

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Side event: Challenging the criminalization of poverty and marginalization in Africa – and beyond

Organised by the Penal Reform International with the support of Ghana, the African Policing Civilian Oversight Forum and the International Drug Policy Consortium [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrDVtp0xK2A&w=560&h=315] Doreen N Kyazze, Penal Reform International. Our panellists will present initiatives on decriminalisation of drug use and petty offences in Africa. While this initiative is Africa led, we will be looking …

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CND thematic sessions on the implementation of all international drug policy commitments, following-up to the 2019 Ministerial Declaration – 20 October 2021

Thematic session 2: The value of confiscated proceeds of crime related to money-laundering arising from drug trafficking at the global level remains low Angela Me, UNODC Research and Trend Analysis Branch: (…) This area requires sophisticated data collection and analysis. I have been working in the UN in my career with all kinds of data and …

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Special commemorative event at the occasion of the United Nations International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking and Launch of the 2021 World Drug Report (hybrid event)

Chair: Good afternoon dear colleagues, it’s a great pleasure to welcome you for this very special event, dedicated to the commemoration of the United Nations International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, and the launch of the 2021 world Drug Report. I would like to extend a warm welcome to our distinguished speakers with …

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Thematic sessions – Follow up to the 2019 Ministerial Declaration, 18 October

Third round of thematic sessions on the implementation of all international drug policy commitments following up to the 2019 Ministerial Declaration Theme addressed: ‘… synthetic opioids and the non-medical use of prescription drugs pose increasing risks to public health and safety, as well as scientific, legal and regulatory challenges, including with regard to the scheduling of substances’ Background …

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