Launch of the Count the Costs campaign - The presentations now on video!

June 6, 2011

The War on Drugs: Count the Costs campaign calls on governments and international agencies to meaningfully evaluate the unintended consequences of the war on drugs and explore evidence-based alternatives. Now you can watch the four full presentations that were held at the launch of the campaign.

Martin Powell - Launch of the Count the Costs campaign:
Martin Powell is the Count the Costs project coordinator at Transform Drug Policy Foundation (UK).

Damon Barrett - Drugs and human rights: is drug law enforcement proportionate? Discussing the case for Impact Assessment. Damon Barrett is a senior human rights analyst at the International Harm Reduction Association (UK).

Simona Merkinaite - The health and human rights impacts of drug law enforcement in the Eurasian regions. Simona Merkinaite is the Policy and Advocacy Program Officer at the Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (Lithuania).

Aram Barra - Counting the costs of Mexico’s ‘war on drugs’.
Aram Barra is the Drug Policy Programme Director at Espolea (Mexico).