Right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health (A/71/304)

Equally, such environments exacerbate barriers to health services and result in a range of adverse consequences for poor and marginalized … Continue reading Right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health (A/71/304)

UN experts urge the Philippines to stop unlawful killings of people suspected of drug-related offences

“Concerning drug-dependency, this should be treated as a public health issue and justice systems that decriminalise drug consumption and possession … Continue reading UN experts urge the Philippines to stop unlawful killings of people suspected of drug-related offences

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health

The growing international debate and efforts by certain States to seek alternatives to punitive or repressive drug policies, including decriminalization … Continue reading Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health

International cooperation to address and counter the world drug problem. (Omnibus Resolution A/C.3/71/L.10/Rev.1)

Also encourages Member States to consider alternatives to incarceration, conviction and punishment where appropriate and in accordance with the three … Continue reading International cooperation to address and counter the world drug problem. (Omnibus Resolution A/C.3/71/L.10/Rev.1)

Joint Open Letter by UN Agencies on the occasion of the UNGASS

While the 1988 UN Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances allows for alternatives to conviction and … Continue reading Joint Open Letter by UN Agencies on the occasion of the UNGASS