Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA)

6 July 2009

WOLA is TNI's long standing partner for work in Latin America. TNI been working with WOLA since the start of the programme and are currently working together to organise the informal policy dialogues in Latin America and a project on drug law reform in Latin America.

WOLA is TNI's long standing partner for work in Latin America. TNI been working with WOLA since the start of the programme and are currently working together to organise the informal policy dialogues in Latin America and a project on drug law reform in Latin America.

Recent publications from Drugs and Democracy

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Making a Mountain out of a Molehill: Myths on Youth and Crime in Saint Lucia

Caribbean states face challenges of youth involvement in crime, violence, gangs and other anti-social activities. It is not uncommonly heard the “drug problem” is to be blamed for this. This briefing wants to show this relation is far more complex and often misunderstood.

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.