We filmed this session at the 4th European Harm Reduction Conference in Bucharest, Romania, where professionals and activists discussed the contribution of civil society to improve access to harm reduction programs in Europe.
Peter Sarosi from Rights Reporter Foundation spoke about the crisis of harm reduction in Central and Eastern Europe at the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs intersessional meeting in Vienna on 8 November, 2018.
The Drugreporter team filmed several sessions at the International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam last week – please watch a selection of videos!
Our team will attend the International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam from 23rd of July to 27th of July. Together with DUnews, we will organise film sessions, live stream interviews with activists and present about video advocacy – please visit us at the Drugreporter booth in the Eastern Europe Central Asia Networking Zone!
Bucharest will host the 4th European Harm Reduction Conference in November 2018. We interviewed Nicoleta Dascalu, a project manager working for the Romanian Anti-AIDS Association (ARAS) about the harm reduction situation in her country.
The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights called civil society organisations to contribute to its report on the implementation of the UNGASS Outcome Document, adopted in New York in 2016. We have sent a submission about how closing down harm reduction services violated human rights in Hungary – read it below!
Drugreporter’s partner, the DUNews filming crew visited Balti, a city of the Republic of Moldova to learn by experience about the harm reduction services. Watch their video!
DU News, member of the Drugreporter video network visited last summer the harm reduction services of Sofia, Bulgaria and filmed its findings. Watch the video and learn more about what kind of problems can be caused by the lack of funding!
Read the story of Bojan Arsenijević’s (NGO Re Generation, Serbia) influencing experience about taking PEP, or post-exposure prophylaxis, which represents a combination of antiretroviral drugs that minimises the possibility of infection after accidental exposure to a potentially infectious material.
From the perspective of activists from Eastern-Europe, Amsterdam is the symbol of humane drug policies. Our Russian speaking reporters visited the city to explore its harm reduction scene – and meet with Eastern-Europeans who live there. Watch their video and find out more!