Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA)

Side event: Mitigating the risks of corporate capture

Steve Rolles, Transform Drug Policy Foundation. The webinar will be recorded. I join with our fellow speakers in condemning the Russian invasion in Ukraine and stand in solidarity with our Ukrainian colleagues and friends. The key aims of cannabis policy should be to protect health and promote social justice and equity and reduce crime. Performance should …

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Side Event: Drug Policy in Context: Poverty, Criminalization and Discrimination Against Women

Organized by ‘Equis: Justicia para Las Mujeres’ and co-sponsored by WOLA (Washington Office on Latin America). Wednesday, March 16th, 2022 Speakers: Nancy Carmona, Coordinator of Public Policy, EQUIS Justicia para Las Mujeres Mónica Rebollo, Senior Public Policy Officer, EQUIS Justicia para Las Mujeres Amaranta Valgañón, Senior Attorney – Strategic Litigation, EQUIS Justicia para Las Mujeres …

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Side event: The green wave hits Europe: Recent cannabis regulation initiatives in Europe

Event co-sponsored by: Forum Droghe, Associazione Luca Coscioni, ICEERS, IDPC, reLeaf Malta, TNI, Transform, WOLA [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6kGiTD_QQw&w=560&h=315] The event recording is also available here. Susanna Ronconi, Forum Droghe. We know that the reform of cannabis is going on in Europe with different outcomes. Malta has already decriminalised personal use and possession. Luxembourg, Germany, Italy and others …

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Plenary Item 9. Contributions by the Commission to the work of the Economic and Social Council, in line with General Assembly resolution 72/305, including follow-up to and review and implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Chair: Recalls legal basis for this agenda item and the work of the UN CND on matters related to the SDGs. Declaration L2 will be submitted to ECOSOC as a contribution. Secretariat: As you mentioned, the CND and also the sister commission, CCPCJ, are both functional commissions of ECOSOC. Thereby also asked to contribute to …

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Plenary – Item 6. Follow-up to the implementation at the national, regional and international levels of all commitments, as reflected in the Ministerial Declaration of 2019, to address and counter the world drug problem (continued)

Nigeria: My country reiterates our commitment to address the world drug problem in a balanced, comprehensive and integrated approach. We believe that better implementation of our national drug control masterplan will enhance our efforts. Our plan is built on 5 pillars: supply reduction tackles cannabis suppression as it remains the drug most commonly abused in …

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