Youth RISE

Side event: A health-centred approach to drug dependence, a multi-factorial health disorder

Organized by the Governments of Italy, Norway and the United States of America, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, UNAIDS, the International Narcotics Control Board, the World Health Organization, the Civil Society Task Force, and the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. Yury Fedotov, UNODC: The UNGASS Outcome document recognises drug …

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Side event: Youth and law enforcement

Florian, Youth Rise (Moderator) I am starting with introduction and we will have questions at the end. Morgana Daniele, International Coordinator of Youth Rise: I start with a short story from my country and then the Yoda context. Last year in my country (I come from Lithuania) for the first time drug use was criminalized a …

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Side event: Are drug policies protecting youth?

Organised by Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP).  Orsi Feher (Students for Sensible Drug Policy, Vienna) Hello and welcome. As representatives of SSDP, we represent 264 chapters over 26 countries, including Nigeria, Austria, United States. We will be speaking about our own experiences. As I am originally from Hungary I will be speaking about Hungary. …

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