International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC)

Side event: The shortcomings and side effects of substance scheduling

Organised by the HIV Legal Network with the support of Canada, the Netherlands, the Centre on Drug Policy Evaluation, the International Drug Policy Consortium, the Transform Drug Policy Foundation and the Transnational Institute [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qpTrauKAi98&w=560&h=315] Steve Rolles, Transform Drug Policy Foundation. It goes without saying that we are expressing our solidarity with Ukraine. Our event …

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

Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, United Nations Human Rights Council: It is my honor to address the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs to present the study on arbitrary detention relating to drug policies prepared by the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at the request of the Human Rights Council and presented to the …

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Side event: Nordic criminalization and decriminalization models – Lessons learned

Organized by the Foreningen for Human Narkotikapolitikk with the support of the Correlation-European Harm Reduction Network and the International Drug Policy Consortium [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjzzOmcwURI&t=29s] Marie Nougier, International Drug Policy Consortium: The event will provide an overview of criminalisation and decriminalisation models in the Nordic countries. Solidarity with Ukraine and the humanitarian crisis there. Over the …

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Informal Dialogue: CND Chair

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P630Qa9TBJ4&w=560&h=315] Matej Košir, Deputy Chairperson, Vienna NGO Committee (VNGOC) (Moderator): Welcome to the Informal Dialogue, where all questions will be asked online. We received 11 questions. Ambassador Ghislain D-hoop, Belgium (CND Chair): I attach a lot of importance with civil society and actually, I think we should have it more often. I’m available throughout the year, so …

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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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