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  1. Think Global Drink Local: Pub Quiz #4

    29 May 2019

    An exciting 4th edition of the Think Global Drink Local Pub Quiz.

  2. The “Arab Spring” Lives On: Uprisings in times of a pandemic

    12 June 2020

    This webinar will attempt to shed some light on the political and socio-economic causes that led to these uprisings and on the actors involved, as well as share some insights about future perspectives beyond the pandemic.

  3. Counterrevolutionary Movements in the Global South and Global North: Convergences and Divergences

    23 September 2019

    A conversation between Walden Bello and Prof. Jaap de Wilde.

  4. The Globalisation of Countering Violent Extremism Policy

    16 October 2018

    At this New York launch event for the The Globalisation of Countering Violent Extremism Policy report, the adoption of CVE by policymakers within international institutions will be analyzed and assessed from a human rights perspective.

  5. Drug Laws and Prison in Ecuador

    12 July 2010

    Ecuador has one of the harshest drug laws in the hemisphere. A non-violent drug offender can receive the same sentence, sometimes even stiffer, than a murderer.

  6. Drug Laws and Prison in Mexico

    02 July 2010

    Over the years, the Mexican government has adopted increasingly heavy prison sentences and militarized drug policies to confront drug trafficking. The result has been an increase of vulnerable populations in Mexico’s prisons, but no impact on the drug trade or violence.

  7. States of Control – the dark side of pandemic politics

    29 April 2020

    Join our fifth COVID-19 webinar, which will examine authoritarian and repressive state responses to the Coronavirus pandemic, featuring a UN Special Rapporteur on Protecting Human Rights and other global experts and activists.

  8. Regulating Cannabis in Accord with International Law: Options to Explore

    16 March 2018
    As a growing number of countries move towards legal regulation for non-medical cannabis, governments are pushing the boundaries of the three UN drug control treaties. At the 61st session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), TNI will co-organise a side event to explore the issue, addressing the various challenges and opportunities involved.
  9. Systems Overload: Drug Laws and Prisons in Latin America

    09 December 2010

    An unprecedented one-year comparative study of the drug laws and prison systems in eight Latin American countries – Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay – was released on Thursday, December 9, 2010, during a conference with high-level policy analysts and the study's country-researchers at the Universidad de Palermo in Buenos Aires, Argentina, by the Transnational Institute (TNI) and the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA).

  10. Launch of State of Power 2016 and The privatisation industry in Europe - Spanish edition

    20 February 2016

    In the margins of the Plan B para Europa conference, TNI launches two of its latest publications in Spanish: State of Power 2016 and The Privatisation Industry in Europe.

  11. International Impacts of the U.S. Trend towards Legal Marijuana

    17 October 2014

    For decades, the United States has been a champion of the global drug control treaty system, which limits the use of marijuana exclusively to medical and scientific purposes, and obligates governments to punish and even criminalize recreational marijuana activity. But American attitudes toward marijuana policy are shifting: voters in Colorado and Washington approved ballot initiatives to legalize regulated recreational marijuana in 2012, and recent polls suggest that the majority of Americans think marijuana use should be legalized.

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