The UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs (UNGASS) adopted the outcome document without a debate, right before the real discussion could have started.
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Hundreds of drug reformers gathered at the “Drug Policy and the Politics of Race” event, organised at Columbia University on Sunday, to discuss how repressive drug policies affect the lives of communities of colour. Watch our videos!
We are glad to present the five best posters submitted to our poster contest targeting the UNGASS on drugs this year!
Drugreporter’s video advocacy team filmed key speeches and interviewed some of the participants at the UN’s drug meeting in Vienna – please watch and share our movie!
While Colombia and the Czech Republic spoke up for drug policy reform at the opening day of the CND, others such as Russia or Thailand prefer the status quo and oppose any changes.
The UNGASS draft document still does not reflect the realities of the war on drugs, but continues to dream about a drug-free society, just like 20 years ago.
Watch Drugreporter’s new video, marking the launch of the Consensus Statement from the International Network of People Who Use Drugs.
Norway claims to have a progressive drug policy – but does it really? Our guest author from NORML Norway thinks otherwise.
Drugreporter is now accepting entries to a poster contest about the alternatives of punitive drug policies.
Drug users demand governments to lift the ban on opiate substitution treatment and remove criminal sanctions of drug use – a speech delivered by Daria Mogucheva on behalf of the Eurasian Network of People Who Use Drugs at the civil society hearing in preparation of the UNGASS on drugs, to be held in April.