The Norwegian Association for Safer Drug Policies, FAAAT and 20 policymakers and stakeholders from 10 countries recalled that Norway should be a model for the rest of the world’s drug policy reforms.
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.
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.
Over 200 civil society groups from all over the world have today released a statement condemning governments for failing to acknowledge the devastating consequences of punitive and repressive drug policies as they prepare for a UN summit on the issue next month.