Joint United Nations statement on ending discrimination in health care settings

Reviewing and repealing punitive laws that have been proven to have negative health outcomes and that counter established public health … Continue reading Joint United Nations statement on ending discrimination in health care settings

Joint United Nations statement on ending discrimination in health care settings

Addressing discrimination in health care settings will contribute to the achievement of many of the SDGs, ensuring that no one … Continue reading Joint United Nations statement on ending discrimination in health care settings

INCB expresses concern about reports of violence against persons suspected of drug-related crime and drug use in the Philippines

The drug control conventions require criminal justice responses to drug-related criminality, which include internationally-recognized due process standards and which reject … Continue reading INCB expresses concern about reports of violence against persons suspected of drug-related crime and drug use in the Philippines

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

Background Information on UNGASS roundtable 5: Alternative development; regional, interregional and international cooperation on development-oriented balanced drug control policy; addressing socioeconomic issues

The establishment of farmer-led organizations can ensure sustainability of alternative development and licit income opportunities over the long term, enabling … Continue reading Background Information on UNGASS roundtable 5: Alternative development; regional, interregional and international cooperation on development-oriented balanced drug control policy; addressing socioeconomic issues

Background Information on UNGASS roundtable 5: Alternative development; regional, interregional and international cooperation on development-oriented balanced drug control policy; addressing socioeconomic issues

Illicit drug crop cultivation often takes place in isolated areas, involving people that are marginalized – socially, economically or geographically … Continue reading Background Information on UNGASS roundtable 5: Alternative development; regional, interregional and international cooperation on development-oriented balanced drug control policy; addressing socioeconomic issues