Harm Reduction International and almost 120 human rights organisations from around the world – including Amnesty International and the International Commission of Jurists – published open letters today calling on the United Nations’ major drug control bodies to intervene and help stop Sri Lanka’s move to resume executions after 43 years.
The UN System Common Position was issued right before #CND2019. It is a joint commitment of UN to DECRIMINALIZE drug use and its possession for personal use.
The 2017 report comes at a time when the international community has acted decisively to achieve consensus on a way forward for joint action.
The tool describes how services can be designed and implemented to be accessible and acceptable to people who inject drugs. This requires respectful and ongoing engagement, and this publication gives particular attention to programmes run in close partnership with, or by, organizations of people who use drugs.
The challange of synthetic drugs in East and South East Asia and Oceania – Trends and patterns of Amphetamine-type stimulants and new psychoactive substances; Global SMART PROGRAMME MAY 2015