Category Archives: UNODC

A neat analysis of the mood and motivations at this year’s CND

Just thought I would add a rather succinct analysis of the recent High Level Sessions at the Commission for Narcotic Drugs (CND). It is by Kasia Malinowska – Sepruch, a blogger for the Huff Post – and dear readers, director … Continue reading

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INPUD heads off!….to the UNODC.

A note first from INPUD: Before we get into details of the event, please consider this beautifully succinct insight into where the world stands at this crucial juncture in the never ending war on drugs -and the people who use them. And … Continue reading

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CND 2012 – So much Agony, So Little Ecstasy

Here is a really good article by Joanne Csete at Open Society Foundation which speaks about the recent goings on at the Commission for Narcotic Drugs (CND) and the UNODC (United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime). For this is … Continue reading

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The Disproved Accusations of the Russian Drug Czar

Here’s an interesting video from the folks at HCLU. Reporting on the recent decision by Russia’s Federal Drug Control Service to force the shut down of human rights /harm reduction organisation ARF, HCLU managed to get a few questions to … Continue reading

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INPUD gives it some Wellie at the CND 2012

Hi, Well, this time we have a statement that has come from INPUD itself, and our chief exec Eliot Albers grabbed the opportunity to read out a statement to UN member states at this year’s CND sessions at the United … Continue reading

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A 50 Year Old Convention: What’s Wrong With an Update?

Another excellent short film by HCLU looking at the real cost of the current war on drugs at the recent Commission on Narcotic Drugs held in Vienna at the United Nation‘s Office on drugs and Crime, where INPUD members recently … Continue reading

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