After UNGASS: the Way Forward for UN Drug Strategies

Statement delivered to the 6th Intersessional meeting of the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs, about the “way forward and preparations for the 62nd session of the CND in 2019” on November 16th, 2017.

European Parliament: designing a future for drug policies in urban areas

In the European Parliament, representatives of municipal and national governments, decision makers, law enforcement, civil society, people who use drugs, harm reduction and treatment providers, and academics have been focusing together on substance use in the urban environment, and exchanging experiences on evidence-informed policies to best mitigate drug-related harms.

Morocco & cannabis: civil society gets organized to prepare the post-prohibition.

In Chefchaouen, on Avril 30, 2017, an international symposium focused on development and growth perspectives for the cannabis-growing areas in the Moroccan Riff region. The meeting gathered local civil society with experts, academics and various stakeholders from Morocco as well as France, Spain or Germany.

Tidbits from the United Nations lobbies, 60th Commission on Narcotic Drugs

Four simple questions about present and future drug policies were asked to stakeholders attending the 60th UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs. Their answers in videos.

Canada: Final recommendations of the Task Force on Cannabis Regulation

The final report of the Canadian Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation, issued on November 30th 2016, is the product of broad consultations within the Canadian society.