International Network of People Who Use Drugs (INPUD)

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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The Inequalities that Drive the HIV/AIDS Epidemic Among People Who Use Drugs and People in Prisons

Moderator: Monica Ciupagea Expert, Drug use and HIV, UNODC: Welcome to all, thank you for joining us for this side event. Fariba Soltani, Chief of HIV/AIDS Section, Global HIV Coordinator, UNODC will be opening, thank you Fariba. Speaker: Fariba Soltani Chief of HIV/AIDS Section, Global HIV Coordinator, UNODC: Thank you very much to all who …

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Side event: Ensuring access to measures for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV among women who use drugs and women in prisons

Organized by the UNODC HIV/AIDS Section with the support of Norway and Sweden, and the International Network of People who Use drugs and the World Health Organization Fariba Soltani, Chief of HIV/AIDS Section, UNODC; Event Moderator: So, good morning everyone, and I would like to first introduce myself. My name is Fariba Soltani and I …

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Side Event: ‘We Are the Evidence’ – Community-Led Responses on Decriminalisation, Harm Reduction and COVID-19

Side event organized by the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, with the support of Norway, the International Network of People who Use Drugs (INPUD) and UNAIDS Moderator: Jake Agliata (Policy & Communications Officer, INPUD) Judy Chang (Executive Director, INPUD): INPUD are the global body representing people who use drugs, and we work to protect the health and defend …

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Side Event: Achieving gender equality in HIV interventions among people who use drugs

Guimaraes, Brazil: Without evidence based responses, we will not achieve anything. Gilberto Guerra (UNODC): Applying the same tools across genders is wring. The female population is often left on the streets in dependence. Conversations about interventions should take into account their contexts, peer-to-peer or mother-to-mother solutions are needed in these communities in the management of …

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Side Event: Communities at the Centre: Barriers and opportunities for community led interventions

Organized by International Drug Policy Consortium, International Network of People who use Drugs, Joint United Nations Programme in HIV/ AIDS, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and UNODC HIV/AIDS Section Communities of people using drugs are at the forefront of increasing access and delivery of health and human rights-based programs. The “Communities at …

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