Civil Society Participation

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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Side event: Legalizing the drug wars: A regulatory history of UN drug control

Organized by the World Society of Victimology with the support of Mexico, and the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime Tuesday Reitano, Deputy Director of the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime: Welcome and thanks to co-panellists and co-organisers. Dr Robert Peacock, President of the World Society of Victimology: Criminal groups have wasted no time …

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Side Event: Introducing the Asia-Pacific Civil Society Common Position on Drugs

Side Event: Introducing the Asia-Pacific Civil Society Common Position on Drugs Organised by the Vienna NGO Committee, Australia, Associação de Tratamento de Toxicodependentes de Macau, IMAECSED, PYO and UNODC. Dr. Penny Hill, Vienna NGO Committee (Moderator): Today we are excited to introduce the Asia-Pacific Civil Society Common Position on Drugs, led by the ad-hoc working …

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Side Event: Police and Drug Treatment Together: The Global Emergence of Deflection as a Humanitarian Crime Reduction Approach to Drugs

Organized by the Chicago T.A.S.C. Inc. with the support of the Council of Europe – Pompidou Group, the Knowmad Institut gemeinnützige UG (haftungsbeschränkt), the Police, Treatment, and Community Collaborative and the Villa Maraini Foundation This CND Side Event will present a newly emerging global field of practice called “deflection”, which sits at the nexus of …

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Side Event: Ending Inequalities for People who Use Drugs: How the Global HIV Response can Transform Drug Policy (and vice versa)

Organized by the Medecins du monde with the support of Australia, the Netherlands, and the International Network of People who Use Drugs, the UNAIDS and the UNODC HIV/AIDS Section   The new Global AIDS Strategy and 2021 Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS include bold new targets on ‘social enablers’ and community involvement which can …

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