Our video report from the panel discussion “Drugs and Development: Punishing the Poor”
In collaboration with the Open Society Foundation’s Global Drug Policy Program , the CEU School of Public Policy presents a series of debates devoted to complex and interdisciplinary issues raised by illicit drugs and global and national policy responses to drugs. One of this events was organized on February 20, entitled “Drugs and Development: Punishing the Poor”. Please watch our video report from the event!
To succeed in both drug control and achieving the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals, countries must provide other opportunities to those most likely to find drug markets to be their most viable means of survival, and they must ensure that reducing drug crime does not violate human rights or undermine HIV services.