Civil Society Participation

65th Session of the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (#CND65) – CND Blog Index

Below, the CND Blog offers an Index of the close-to-120 hours of real-time non-literal blogging material captured during the 65th UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs. INDEX Plenary Committee of the Whole Side Events Informal Dialogues   Plenary   Opening of the 65th Session of the CND Item 1. Election of officers Item 2. Adoption of …

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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: 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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Side Event: Young Women Who Use Drugs – Breaking the Silence

Organized by the Youth RISE (Resource, Information, Support, Education) Limited with the support of the Women and Harm Reduction International Network This side event is inspired by the ‘Young Women and Drug Use’ position paper by YouthRISE and WHRIN: https://youthrise.org/resources/young-women-and-drug-use-position-paper/ Six young women who use drugs (YWWUD) from around the world discuss the shared and …

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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 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 past few …

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