Consorcio Internacional sobre Políticas de Drogas (IDPC)

8 October 2009

El IDPC es una red mundial de ONG nacionales e internacionales especializada en cuestiones relacionadas con el consumo de estupefacientes legales e ilegales. Sus miembros hacen frente común para fomentar políticas de drogas más humanas y eficaces, tanto a escala nacional como internacional. Las principales contrapartes del programa de Drogas y Democracia del TNI también forman parte del IDPC.

El IDPC es una red mundial de ONG nacionales e internacionales especializada en cuestiones relacionadas con el consumo de estupefacientes legales e ilegales. Sus miembros hacen frente común para fomentar políticas de drogas más humanas y eficaces, tanto a escala nacional como internacional. Las principales contrapartes del programa de Drogas y Democracia del TNI también forman parte del IDPC.

Recent publications from Drugs and Democracy

Towards a Healthier Legal Environment

The decision of the Myanmar Government to review drug laws is not only timely, but also offers a prospect to improve the drugs legislation and to ensure that the laws address drug-related problems in the country more effectively.

Mexico: Challenging Drug Prohibition from Below

The horrific forced disappearance of 43 students in Iguala reveals how organised crime and corruption thrive in conditions of institutional or democratic weakness, shaped to a large extent by distinctive transnational relations (importantly, in this case, with the US). Fortunately groups like the Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity are showing a burgeoning ‘social power‘ that has the potential to change politics and policy.

Fixing a broken system

Despite efforts by governments in Latin America, illicit drugs continue to provide one of the largest incomes for criminal organizations, enabling them to penetrate and corrupt political and social institutions.

image[node-id]

The International Drug Control Regime and Access to Controlled Medicines

In poor and developing nations pain remains largely uncontrolled. Africa is the least well served continent for access to analgesia.