Category Archives: UNAIDS

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 Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development … Continue reading

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Women out loud: How women living with HIV will help the world end AIDS

This article has been quoted from an interesting UNAIDS document – find the entire UNAIDS article at the link below this. In a new report, entitled Women_Out_Loud_document UNAIDS explores the impact of HIV on women and the instrumental role women living … Continue reading

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INPUD’s New Director Speaks on the Portugal Perspective

“Decriminalization saves lives and money!” Jorge Roque, recently appointed as INPUD’s new director, speaks during UNAIDS PCB in Geneva, on the Portuguese experience of decriminalization over the last decade. 15 Dec 2011 by INPUD on Friday, 16 December 2011 at 02:32   … Continue reading

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The Long Road to Freedom

NOTE: While a handful of user activists trudged back and forth from their hotel to the UN building, – never forgetting I must add – the reason why we were there – New York citizens who use drugs were also … Continue reading

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A very brief encounter with a declaration

Next week in New York, 190 odd United Nations member States will descend on New York City and sign a new political declaration on HIV/AIDS for the international community. Previous blogs will have provided you background information to this story, … Continue reading

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