Cross-regional statement on Drugs and Human Rights General Debate

22 September 2014
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This is the first member states' crossregional statement on drugs and human rights in the human rights council.

See also the Video - Chapter 3: Colombia (on behalf of a Group of Countries), Mr. Juan José Quintana Aranguren

The statement was given by ambassador Quintana, permanent representative of Colombia in Geneva and was signed by the following member states: Argentina, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Colombia, Equatorial Guinea, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Panama, Switzerland, Timor-Leste, Uruguay.

The Global Commission on Drug Policy has been involved in the drafting and the source of bringing the debate on drugs to Geneva.