Category Archives: CND

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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It’s That Time Again – the UN’s Commission on Narcotic Drugs .

Note: These views are my own as a drug activist and writer and do not reflect INPUD’s own thoughtful and positioned response to the events at the 2014 CND. For a direct response from INPUD’s Chief Executive Director Eliot Albers, … Continue reading

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Why UNDP must get up to date on drug use, the law and human rights

Why UNDP needs to get its act together on human rights and the pursuit of the war on drugs. Written by: Eliot Ross Albers Executive Director, International Network of People who Use Drugs eliotalbers@inpud.net Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development … 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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