UN Drug policy

March 17, 2011

Who Are the Real Beneficiaries of 50 Years of Global Drug Prohibition?

This year marks the 50th anniversary of global drug control regime - civil society demands an evaluation
January 11, 2011

Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch: Global drugs policy in 2010

Watch the full length presentation by the head of OSI's Global Drug Policy Program, that was recorded at the "Urban Drug Policies in the Globalized World" Conference in Prague, 30th September 2010.

January 5, 2011

Sign the petition to save evidence-based drug policy in Hungary!

The Hungarian government took over the EU presidency - please remind them to follow the principles of evidence-based EU policies!

January 4, 2011

Prison and Risks

The HCLU presents its study on risks related to blood borne and sexually transmitted infections and drug use in the Hungarian prison system, based on interviews with formerly incarcerated injecting drug users.

November 12, 2010

A Cop Says Legalize Drugs - in Central-Europe

Jack Cole, a former anti-narcotics policeman and a founding member of LEAP visited Central-Europe

September 26, 2010

Vienna Declaration - in 5 new languages

The Vienna Declaration is now available in five more languages thanks to the European Drug Policy Initiative (EDPI)

September 24, 2010

Vienna Declaration - in 5 new languages

The Vienna Declaration is now available in five more languages thanks to the European Drug Policy Initiative (EDPI)

September 22, 2010

Our open letter to Mr. Fedotov

Civil society organizations hope that the promising words of the new UNODC director will be put into action soon
July 8, 2010

We Don't Want a Russian UN Drug Czar!

Watch our video and take urgent action - tell Ban Ki Moon that a Russian diplomat is a bad choice for UNODC director!

April 8, 2010

The dark side of drug policies – scholarship for journalists

HCLU is now calling for applications to its new media scholarship program
March 22, 2010

Россия, метадон и международное право / Russia, Methadone and the International Law

Венгерский Союз Гражданских Свобод (HCLU) представляет полные версии трёх презентаций международных и российских экспертов в сфере правового анализа недоступности метадона в России, представленных на Московской конференции по вопросам ВИЧ/СПИДа в 2009 году. / The HCLU presents three uncut presentations from the 2009 Moscow AIDS conference by international and Russian experts on the legal analysis of the unavailability of methadone in Russia.

March 12, 2010

Russia and Methadone: Breaking the Ice

Russia is under strong international pressure to introduce opiate substitution treatment - watch our video and take action!

March 10, 2010

Russian drug czar says methadone treatment is possible

The head of the Russian government delegation stated that methadone treatment is not effective - but there is a possibility to do that in Russia

November 27, 2009

How the UN sets back harm reduction in Hungary

Hungary is to adopt a progressive national drug strategy in December 2009, but the opposition is using the UN Political Declaration to prevent its adoption

June 25, 2009

Call to Action: Support Global Drug Policy Reform

A petition for a humane approach in drug policy on the occasion of the world drug day

June 25, 2009

European Drug Policy Survey

In the first comprehensive European report on the attitudes of adults on drug policy, the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union and its partners have found that the vast majority of adults in seven EU countries are not deterred by drug laws, but they think that drug laws may have a deterrent effect on other people.