International Drug Policy Consortium

6 July 2009

IDPC is a global network of national and international NGOs that specialise in issues related to illegal and legal drug use. Its members have come together to pool knowledge and contacts to advocate for more humane and effective drug policies at national and international level. IDPC is TNI's main partner in the sense that all our other main partners are part of the consortium as well.

IDPC is a global network of national and international NGOs that specialise in issues related to illegal and legal drug use. Its members have come together to pool knowledge and contacts to advocate for more humane and effective drug policies at national and international level. IDPC is TNI's main partner in the sense that all our other main partners are part of the consortium as well.

Recent publications from Drugs and Democracy

Global Experiences with Harm Reduction for Stimulants and New Psychoactive Substances

The Expert Seminar on the Global Experiences with Harm Reduction for Stimulants and New Psychoactive Substances (NPS), an initiative of the Transnational Institute (TNI) and Forum Droghe, took place in Rome on May 20, 2014 at Università Pontificia Lateranense. A total of 23 people attended the meeting, representing research and academic institutions as well as non-governmental organizations working in the field.

Drugs, armed conflict and peace

This policy briefing analyses the results of the partial agreement on drugs reached at the talks being held in Havana between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, and the Colombian government.

Scheduling in the international drug control system

Scheduling is mostly priotised in it's repressive pole, though present debates are increasingly highlighting the need to modify the balance of the system in order to affirm the importance of the principle of health.

Bouncing Back

TNI's indepth examination of the illegal drug market in the Golden Triangle, which has witnessed a doubling of opium production, growing prison populations and repression of small-scale farmers. This report details the failure of ASEAN's 'drug free' strategy and the need for a new approach.