Past events

Opportunities for Development-Oriented Drug Control in Myanmar

January 2015
Nay Pyi Taw

The workshop is jointly organized by the Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control CCDAC and the Transnational Institute (TNI) and is funded through a GIZ grant.

Hungry for Justice film & debate series

December 2014
The Hague

In December, FIAN, TNI and the Critical Collective host three film & debate evenings at the Institute of Social Studies (ISS) in The Hague. We will screen short documentaries on land issues, ocean grabbing and alternative food systems. After each screening, we’ll have a discussion with the public about the film and its theme, led by an expert on the topic. Come and learn more about these themes and share your ideas.



Screening of the award-winning documentary ‘Unearthed’

December 2014
The Hague

TNI, together with Milieudefensie and ISS, will host a screening of the award-winning documentary ‘Unearthed’. The documentary investigates fracking across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, in order to understand what this new method of gas extraction could mean for the farmers and nature in the South African semi-arid Karoo region, where Shell plans on fracking.

Has the US' War on Drugs Been Lost

November 2014

With a greater number of casualties than the Afghanistan and Iraq campaigns combined, and very meagre results, the US is starting to reconsider the "War on Drugs", waged since the '70s. The paradox of the "repressive-only" approach - the tougher the government acts, the more profitable the drug trade becomes - is being increasingly exposed by the media, opinion leaders, and politicians.

Cannabis – wir sprechen darüber

November 2014
60318 Frankfurt am Main

Das Gesundheitsdezernat und das Drogenreferat der Stadt Frankfurt am Main veranstalten am 17. November 2014 die erste Frankfurter Fachtagung zu Cannabis.

Exploring the Land-Drugs Nexus

October 2014
New York
United States

This conference will explore the nexus between land and drugs.

International Impacts of the U.S. Trend towards Legal Marijuana

October 2014
Washington, DC
United States

This forum will discuss the international repercussions of the United States’ changing approach towards marijuana.

Asia-Europe Peoples' Forum

October 2014

AEPF10 will tackle major themes or People’s Visions, which represent AEPF’s hopes for citizens of Europe and Asia. These are:

- Socially Just Trade and Investment
- Universal and Transformative Social Protection – Guaranteed Decent Work and Sustainable Livelihoods, Access to Essential Services and Social Security for All;
- Food Sovereignty and Sustainable Land and Natural Resource Management;
- Climate Justice, Sustainable Energy Production and Zero Waste; and
- Peace and Security

Publieksdebat met minister Ploumen

October 2014

Publieksdebat met Minister Ploumen over de voor- en nadelen van het vrijhandelsverdrag tussen de EU en de VS

The Podemos Phenomenon and the new political practices

September 2014

In contrast to what happened in other European countries, the Podemos phenomenon prevented that in Spain the frustration and discontent resulting from the EU austerity policies led to a raise of the support to far-right parties.