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Side Event: Aligning Drug Policy with Environmental Protection

Organized by the Transnational Institute with the support of Brazil, Colombia, the Global Drug Policy Observatory, Health Poverty Action, the International Drug Policy Consortium, the Open Society Foundation, Viso Mutop and the Washington Office on Latin America   Clemmie James, Health Poverty Action: Today, we will explore how punitive drug policies have accelerated environmental degradation …

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Side event: The Global Drug Policy Index 2021: A global tool for evaluation and accountability

Recording in English: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UCxumf5AiZU] Recording in Spanish: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOFPOM2nnVs] Recording in Russian: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWyByvWa1yU] Marie Nougier, IDPC: Good morning, good afternoon and good evening to you all, and welcome to this side event organised at the occasion of the 65 session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs to launch the Global Drug Policy Index. My name …

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Side event: Drug crypto markets beyond 2020: Policy, enforcement, harm, and resilience

Organized by the Government of the Netherlands, Asociación Bienestar y Desarollo (Energy Control), the Global Drug Policy Observatory and the International Drug Policy Consortium Anke ter Hoeve, Netherlands: The Netherlands is a staunch supporter of evidence based drug policymaking. We had a side event on the matter and submitted a resolution which commanded great support. …

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Side Event: Drug Crypto Markets Beyond 2020: Policy, Enforcement, Harm, and Resilience

Organized by the Netherlands, and Asociacion Bienestar y Desarollo (Energy Control), Global Drug Policy Observatory and International Drug Policy Consortium. Surprisingly little research on drug crypto markets. Crypto markets continue to function despite high profile law enforcement actions. Data suggests that production of drugs on crypto markets remain robust and in some contexts are increasing. …

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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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