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  1. Our Oceans need a different approach

    Zoe Brent, Mads Barbesgaard, Carsten Pedersen
    24 October 2019

    Delegates to the Our Oceans conference are gathering to discuss ocean sustainability, but there’s a big problem: their proposals will only sanitize continued resource extraction and environmental and ecological degradation.

  2. UN and WEF Sign MOU on Strategic Partnership Framework

    Las Naciones Unidas firman un acuerdo con el Foro Económico Mundial que amenaza los principios democráticos

    Harris Gleckman
    30 September 2019

    La última semana de junio de 2019 se celebró un enlace global entre Gobiernos y corporaciones al que ni siquiera se invitó a los propios Gobiernos y a la ciudadanía

  3. A new ‘war on drugs’ is short sighted and naive

    Tom Blickman
    18 September 2019

    When the Dutch government liberalised cannabis policy in 1976, they understood that the legalisation and regulation of cannabis was actually the best solution, or at least the least bad one.

  4. This ban is a modern-day witch hunt

    Berna Toprak , Nawal Mustafa
    13 August 2019

    By banning the burka, the Dutch state is imposing its own view of what is right for Muslim women, write Berna Toprak and Nawal Mustafa on behalf of S.P.E.A.K. The feminist principle of women’s autonomy over their own bodies is now at risk.

  5. Dit verbod is een moderne heksenjacht

    Berna Toprak , Nawal Mustafa
    02 August 2019

    Met het boerkaverbod gaat de staat vrouwen voorschrijven wat goed voor hen is, schrijven Berna Toprak en Nawal Mustafa namens S.P.E.A.K., het feministische ‘baas over eigen lijf’ komt onder druk te staan.

  6. UN and WEF Sign MOU on Strategic Partnership Framework

    UN signs deal with Davos that threatens democratic principles

    Harris Gleckman
    03 July 2019

    A global corporate and government marriage took place last week – and governments and citizens were not even invited as guests.

  7. Media Review 2018

    07 January 2019
    In the media
  8. We from the police advise: more money and powers for the police

    Tom Blickman
    08 September 2018

    The recent report ‘The Netherlands and Synthetic Drugs: An Inconvenient Truth’ argues for increasing resources to expand anti-drug efforts in the Netherlands. In a topical opinion piece, Tom Blickman addresses the crucial issues at hand.

  9. Forward Motion against the Headwinds?

    David Sogge
    04 July 2018

    How do academics and researchers size up global goals to boost wellbeing worldwide?

  10. How the security industry reaps the rewards of E.U. migration control

    Mark Akkerman
    05 June 2018

    In austerity-stricken Europe, increasing funds are flowing to arms and security firms positioning themselves as experts on border control. Researcher Mark Akkerman documents the companies profiting from E.U. border externalization and the industry’s lobbying power.

  11. It remains our obligation to respond

    Phyllis Bennis
    18 May 2018
    In the media

    Over the last six weeks the Israeli-Palestinian conflict reached its lowest point since the 2014 Gaza war. The Palestinian protests on the Gaza border that started on March 30 under the name 'Great March of Return', turned into massacre on May 14.

  12. Canada’s next steps on cannabis and the UN Drug Treaties

    David Bewley-Taylor, Tom Blickman, Martin Jelsma, John Walsh
    03 April 2018

    Ever since the introduction of Bill C-45, questions have been swirling concerning Canada’s position relative to the UN drug control conventions: conventions to which Canada is a party and that, crucially, prohibit the creation of regulated markets for the recreational use of cannabis.

  13. Sí, la legalización del cannabis rompe los tratados. Podemos lidiar con eso.

    John Walsh, Tom Blickman, Martin Jelsma, David Bewley-Taylor
    11 January 2018
  14. Yes, legalizing marijuana breaks treaties. We can deal with that.

    John Walsh, Tom Blickman, Martin Jelsma, David Bewley-Taylor
    10 January 2018

    Buzzing in the background of Canada’s debate on cannabis legalization is the issue of the three UN drug control treaties, and what to do with them.

  15. Resumen de prensa 2017

    27 December 2017
    In the media

    El TNI en la prensa en 2017:

  16. Buscan pactar modernización del TLCUEM esta semana

    19 December 2017
    In the media

    El Universal - El acuerdo no será fácil; en vísperas de la séptima ronda, persisten las diferencias.

  17. Media Review 2017

    22 November 2017
    In the media
  18. El gato y el ratón, la desertificación

    25 October 2017
    In the media

    La Razón - La autora reflexiona sobre la forma en la que se está enfrentando la guerra contra las drogas en América Latina y Bolivia.

  19. En la UTB se debate sobre el futuro del servicio de energía en la costa Caribe

    24 October 2017
    In the media

    El Universal - A poco tiempo de cumplirse un año de la intervención de la empresa Electricaribe, de propiedad de la multinacional española Gas Natural Fenosa, persisten las dudas sobre el futuro de la empresa y la prestación de este servicio público domiciliario.

  20. El pueblo que quiere dejar de cultivar marihuana en Paraguay

    19 October 2017
    In the media

    The New York Times - “Paraguay es el mayor productor de cannabis del Cono Sur, y no creo que México produzca más”, explicó en una entrevista Pien Metaal, investigadora sobre drogas y democracia para el Transnational Institute (TNI).