10 years review

TNI Drugs and Democracy Programme 1998-2008
07 July 2008
Report

This report summarises the lessons of TNI's 10 years of work in the field of international drug policy, emphasising drug controls that respect human rights: the rights of farmers caught in the illicit economy to a life in dignity; decriminalisation of drug use; and the promotion of harm reduction approaches where they are proven to save lives.

ISBN/ISSN
  • 978-90-71007-21-7

TNI has been involved in international drugs policy work since the 1998 UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs (UNGASS). This new report summarises the lessons of 10 years of work in this field, emphasising drug controls that respect human rights: the rights of farmers caught in the illicit economy to a life in dignity; decriminalisation of drug use; and the promotion of harm reduction approaches where they are proven to save lives.

  • Introduction Fiona Dove
  • Our mission, our vision Transnational dialogue: Local dynamics, global context Martin Jelsma
  • The ethics of drugs policy Morality versus a rights-based approach Pien Metaal
  • TNI and the UNGASS: From zero tolerance to harm reduction Tom Blickman
  • Drugs & conflict : Ten years of war and drugs in Colombia, Burma and Afghanistan Tom Blickman, Tom Kramer & Amira Armenta
  • Looking forward: Drugs & Democracy: Challenges for the future Martin Jelsma

Pages: 68

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