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    The impact of heroin prescription on heroin markets in Switzerland

    • Martin Killias, Marcelo F. Aebi
    01 January 2000

    A program of heroin prescription was introduced in Switzerland in 1994. This initially targeted 1,000 heavily dependent heroin users, most of whom were also involved in drug dealing and other forms of crime. It has recently been extended to cover 3,000 users. Evaluation of its impact on users shows large reductions in use of illicit drugs and in drug-related crime.

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    Comment l'OMC fut mise en échec

    Susan George
    01 January 2000
    Article
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    Seattle turning point: fixing or nixing the WTO

    Susan George
    01 January 2000
    Article

    After the WTO fiasco at Seattle, many neoliberal commentators set about rewriting history. They said, somewhat improbably, that the US had emerged victorious and Europe and the countries of the South had lost out, Europe because it had not managed to table new rules and the South because it had failed to get more markets opened in the North.

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    Colloque de la Fundación Marcelino Botín

    Susan George
    01 January 2000
    Article
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    La securité alimentaire dans le siècle a venir

    Susan George
    01 January 2000
    Article
  7. Tessa Kersten portrait

    Tessa Kersten

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    Web Gardener

    A member of the regular staff since 2009.  Had previous jobs at Dutch ISP's working in the field of customer service and information and knowledge-management. Studied at the Willem de Koning Academy in Rotterdam.  Born and raised in the part of the Netherlands known as the Betuwe.    

  8. Lavinia Steinfort

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    Researcher

    Lavinia Steinfort has a BA in anthropology and development sociology and an MA in human geography, "Conflicts, Identities and Territories". For her MA she went to Thessaloniki, Greece to research the communal performativity of the water, food and labour movements. At TNI she is focusing on public (service) alternatives, the potential of public finance, and the negotiations of the Trade in...

  9. Denis Burke

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    Communications Coordinator

    Denis Burke is TNI's communications coordinator. He works on social media, press and publications. He holds an MSc. in Contemporary Asian Studies from the University of Amsterdam. He joined TNI in 2016....

  10. Sol Trumbo Vila

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    Researcher

    Sol Trumbo Vila works as a researcher, organizer and communicator at TNI since 2012. As a political activist engaged in the square movements and their evolutions since 2011, he has worked in particular to strengthen international perspectives and practices. His publications have been focused on EU Economic Governance and Corporate Power, in particular about who benefits and how from the...

  11. Katja Gertman

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    Finance assistant

    Katja is from Jekaterinburg, Russia. She moved to the Netherlands in 2003. She studied at the Economic University in Jekaterinburg where she received her bachelor in 1993.

  12. Amira Armenta

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    Amira Armenta (Colombia/Netherlands) has a degree in Latin American history from the Université de Jussieu (Paris).

  13. Brid Brennan

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    Researcher

    Brid has put Transnational Institute at the heart of dynamic international networks from every continent campaigning against trade liberalisation. She is co-founder of the European Solidarity Centre for the Philippines and most recently, RESPECT, a Europe-wide anti-racist network for migrant domestic workers. 

  14. Elisabeth IJmker

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    PMEL Officer

    Elisabeth is TNI’s Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer. She supports staff in their strategic thinking and reporting and aims to improve demonstrable effectiveness of TNI’s programmes. She holds a dual MA in International Relations (Syracuse University) and Development Studies (Institute of Social Studies, The Hague). Before joining TNI in 2016, she was employed at the...

  15. Albert Janssen

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    Network System Administrator

    Albert Janssen is the dedicated server sysadmin for TNI since 2007. He's a passionate open source advocate since 1995, and helped TNI to migrate from Microsoft Windows to Linux on the desktops. When he's not behind a computer screen for work he likes to talk to his cat, play chess, work in the garden or meet with friends.

  16. Kees Kimman

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    Finance Officer

    After working as a Teacher of Mathematics at Wageningen University for more than 11 years and at the same time co-running a non-profit second-hand shop, Kees started in 2005 to work for TNI combining the jobs of Finance Manager and Bureau Manager. Since 2011 he focused on Finances. He also studies Mandarin, but that is just a hobby.

  17. Martin Jelsma

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    Programme Director

    Martin Jelsma is a political scientist who has specialised in Latin America and international drugs policy.  In 2005, he received the Alfred R. Lindesmith Award for Achievement in the Field of Scholarship, which stated that Jelsma "is increasingly recognized as one of, if not the, outstanding strategists in terms of how international institutions deal with drugs and drug policy."...

  18. John Kerseboom

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    Personnel Officer

    John started in the beginning of 2016 at TNI as Personnel Officer. Before joining TNI he worked as a human resource adviser in the Dutch NGO sector. He studied personnel management at HAN University of Applied Sciences in Arnhem. Followed by the study business law at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. As a volunteer, John is working for the Dutch trade union CNV. When not at work he can be found...

  19. Satoko Kishimoto

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    Researcher

    Satoko Kishimoto was an environmental activist and active in the youth environmental movement in Japan in the 1990s. She began working with TNI in 2003, at the time of 3rd World Water Forum held in Kyoto, Japan. TNI successfully organized a seminar on Alternatives to Water Privatisation, which was the starting point of the Water Justice Project. In 2005, the Reclaiming Public Water (RPW)...

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