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  1. Growers' voices at the Commission on Narcotic Drugs

    Sai Lone, Pedro Arenas
    24 November 2019
    Declaration

    From 16 to 18 October 2019, representatives of member states, intergovernmental organisations, and civil society attended the 6th Intersessional Meeting of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs. On 17 October 2019, representatives of coca and opium growers from Colombia and Myanmar delivered statements highlighting the situation of communities involved in the illicit cultivation of coca and opium in both countries. Below are their full statements.

  2. Whose Ocean?

    23 October 2019
    Declaration

    On 23 and 24 October, Norway will host the “Our Ocean” conference: An annual international conference that was initiated in 2014 by the US Department of State outside of any UN process. The people who live with and are surrounded by the ocean, and who are most affected by the deterioration of the marine environment, are not present in the conference panels: Fishers, coastal communities and first-affected by climate change indigenous groups. 

  3. The Transnational Institute supports the Global Climate Strike

    24 September 2019
    Declaration

    The climate crisis is a manifestation of the systemic, capitalist crisis. We demand governments tackle the climate crisis by ending corporate power, facilitated by the trade and investment regime, that has long destroyed livelihoods and communities.

    This corporate impunity has led to the wholesale looting of the biosphere, authoritarian responses and worsening social, political and environmental conflicts, particularly in the Global South.

  4. Transnational Institute’s Drugs & Democracy Programme Team

    World Drug Day 2019

    26 June 2019
    Declaration

    Today marks the United Nations’ International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Its origin can be traced back to the institutional architecture of the global drug control system which for the last five decades has served as a mechanism that regulates, controls, or prohibits the use and distribution of more than 300 psychoactive substances.

  5. Transnational Institute’s Drugs & Democracy Programme Team

    Día Mundial de las Drogas 2019

    26 June 2019
    Declaration

    Hoy se conmemora el Día Internacional de la Lucha contra el Uso Indebido y el Tráfico Ilícito de Drogas de las Naciones Unidas. El origen de este día internacional se encuentra en la estructura institucional del sistema mundial de fiscalización de drogas, que lleva cinco décadas funcionando como mecanismo para regular, controlar o prohibir el uso y la distribución de más de 300 sustancias psicoactivas.

  6. (၇)ႀကိမ္ေျမာက္ ဘိန္းစိုက္ေတာင္သူမ်ားညီလာခံ သေဘာထားထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္ ဖယ္ခံုၿမိဳ႕၊ ရွမ္းျပည္နယ္ေတာင္ပိုင္း

    Myanmar Opium Farmers Forum (MOFF)
    13 May 2019
    Declaration

    ကၽြႏ္ုပ္တို႔ ကရင္၊ ကယား၊ ပအို၀္း၊ ရွမ္း၊ လားဟူႏွင့္ ကခ်င္ ဘိန္းစိုက္ေတာင္သူ ကိုယ္စားလွယ္မ်ားသည္ ကၽြႏ္ုပ္တို႔ ရင္ဆိုင္ႀကံဳေတြ႔ေနရသည့္ စိန္ေခၚမႈအခက္အခဲမ်ားကို ႏွီးေႏွာတိုင္ပင္၍ ေဆြးေႏြးအေျဖရွာႏိုင္ ေစရန္ ၂၀၁၉ ခုႏွစ္ ေမလ ၈-၁၀ ရက္ေန႔အတြင္း ေတြ႔ဆံုစည္းေ၀းခဲ့ၾကပါသည္။ ဘိန္းစိုက္ေတာင္သူမ်ား၏ ဘ၀မ်ားအေပၚ ရိုက္ခတ္လ်က္ရွိသည့္ ဆံုးျဖတ္ခ်က္ခ်မွတ္မႈ လုပ္ငန္းစဥ္မ်ားအားလံုး၌ ဘိန္းစိုက္ေတာင္သူ မ်ား၏ သေဘာထားမ်ားကို ထည့္သြင္းစဥ္းစားေပးရန္ အလြန္အေရးႀကီးသည္ဟု ကၽြႏ္ုပ္တို႔ယူဆပါသည္။ ထို႔ေၾကာင့္ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံဘိန္းစိုက္ေတာင္သူမ်ားညီလာခံ(MOFF)ကို ၂၀၁၃ ခုႏွစ္မွစ၍ စီစဥ္က်င္းပလာခဲ့ သည္မွာ ယခု(၇)ႀကိမ္တိုင္ခဲ့ၿပီျဖစ္ပါသည္။

  7. Statement from the 7th Myanmar Opium Farmers' Forum

    Myanmar Opium Farmers Forum (MOFF)
    10 May 2019
    Declaration

    During 8-10 May 2019, representatives from Kayan, Kayah, Pa-O, Shan, Lahu and Kachin opium farming communities came together to discuss their challenges in life and find ways to solve their problems.

  8. Fishing for Gender Justice on Women´s Day

    FIAN International
    08 March 2019
    Declaration

    Fishing is still perceived as a predominantly male task despite the heavy workload of women.

  9. Transnational Institute’s Drugs & Democracy Programme Team

    World Drug Day 2018

    26 June 2018
    Declaration

    Today, on the United Nations’ International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (26th June), governments around the world are commemorating their decades-long support of the global war on drugs. 

  10. Transnational Institute’s Drugs & Democracy Programme Team

    Día Internacional de Lucha contra el Uso Indebido y el Tráfico Ilícito de Drogas 2018

    25 June 2018
    Declaration

    Hoy, Día Internacional de la Lucha contra el Uso Indebido y el Tráfico Ilícito de Drogas de las Naciones Unidas (26 de junio), los Gobiernos de todo el mundo conmemoran décadas de apoyo a la guerra mundial contra las drogas. 

  11. Statement from the 6th Myanmar Opium Farmers' Forum

    01 June 2018
    Declaration

    Between 26 and 28 May 2018, representatives of opium farming communities in several states in Myanmar came together in Lashio, Shan State, to share experiences, concerns, and initiatives on the issue of illicit cultivation, especially in relation with supply-side policies which have affected their lives and livelihoods. A final statement was concluded at the end of the forum.

  12. Hearing on Bill C-45 as it relates to Canada’s international obligations

    Martin Jelsma, John Walsh
    25 April 2018
    Declaration

    The international dimensions of Bill C-45 are of utmost importance not only for Canada itself but for many countries around the world that are moving in the direction of legally regulating the cannabis market

  13. Acciones para el cambio hacia una política de drogas más efectiva

    18 April 2018
    Declaration

    Aprovechando la coyuntura electoral, Dejusticia, Fescol, TNI, Elementa, ATS, OCDDI, Corporación Humanas, Gpaz/Sisma Mujer, Temblores Ong y CPAT1 nos hemos reunido con el propósito de plantear algunas recomendaciones en materia de política de drogas, dirigidas al nuevo gobierno, al nuevo Congreso y a la sociedad civil interesada.

  14. Atlas of Utopias

    • Transnational Institute (TNI)
    21 March 2018
    Infograph

    The Atlas of Utopias is a global gallery of inspiring community-led transformation in water, energy and housing. It features 32 communities from 19 countries working on bold solutions to our world’s systemic economic, social and ecological crises.

  15. Declaración pública de la Campaña Global para Reivindicar la Soberanía de los Pueblos, Desmantelar el Poder Corporativo y poner fin a la impunidad

    Campaña Global para Reivindicar la Soberanía de los Pueblos, Desmantelar el Poder de las Transnacionales y Poner Fin a la Impunidad
    19 December 2017
    Declaration

    Intento de sabotaje en Nueva York: la Unión Europea quiere eliminar el financiamiento para el Grupo Intergubernamental de Trabajo de Composición abierta encargado de la negociación de un tratado vinculante sobre Derechos Humanos y Empresas transnacionales.

  16. Declaración pública: Campaña Global para Reivindicar la Soberanía de los Pueblos, Desmantelar el Poder de las Transnacionales y Poner Fin a la Impunidad

    Campaña Global para Reivindicar la Soberanía de los Pueblos, Desmantelar el Poder de las Transnacionales y Poner Fin a la Impunidad
    19 December 2017
    Declaration

    Intento de sabotaje en Nueva York: la Unión Europea quiere eliminar el financiamiento para el Grupo Intergubernamental de Trabajo de Composición abierta encargado de la negociación de un tratado vinculante sobre Derechos Humanos y Empresas transnacionales.

  17. Organizaciones de la sociedad civil condenan la masacre de Tumaco

    Observatorio de Cultivos y Cultivadores Declarados Illícitos
    11 October 2017
    Declaration

    Varias organizaciones y representantes de la sociedad civil emitieron una declaración en la que condenan los actos ocurridos el pasado 5 de octubre en el área rural de Tumaco, en la que varios campesinos fueron asesinados por disparos de alta velocidad que, de acuerdo a lo dicho por la Defensoría del Pueblo, podrían indicar responsabilidad estatal.

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    Infographic: The EU's Security Industrial Complex

    30 August 2017
    Infograph

    What is behind Europe's 'Security Union'? Who is shaping EU security policy? Who is benefiting? What are the key policies and which EU institutions are involved?

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