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Side event: The ineffectiveness of disproportionate sentencing: Towards sensible and people-centred policies

Organised by the Instituto RIA AC with the support of Colombia, Elementa DDHH, DeJusticia, Acción Técnica Social, the Drug Policy Alliance, the International Drug Policy Consortium and the Law Enforcement Action Partnership Luiz Felipe Cruz, Lyn Ulbricht,Tehshia Naidoo, Neil Woods, Camilo Eduardo Umana Tuesday 14th March 13:00-13:50 Luiz Felipe (DeJusticia):  There has been the implementation …

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CND thematic sessions on the implementation of all international drug policy commitments, following-up to the 2019 Ministerial Declaration – 21 September 2022

Multiyear Workplan 2019-2023: Implementation of all our international drug policy commitments, following up to the 2019 ministerial declaration “Strengthening Our Actions at the National, Regional and International Levels to Accelerate the Implementation of our Joint Commitments to Address and Counter the World Drug Problem”  The provisional agenda for the intersessional meeting is as follows: 1. Thematic …

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Side event: Should Police be leading reform? Diversion schemes, decriminalisation and drug consumption rooms

Organized by Law Enforcement Action Partnership UK and Law Enforcement Action Partnership US James Nicholls, Transform Drug Policy Foundation Police Diversion Schemes in the UK Context: 43 forces; 7 with existing diversion schemes. 135,000 simple possession arrests in the UK in 2019. Reduced police resources. Increased incidences of more serious violent crime (including drug-related). Introduction …

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