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    Crime & Globalisation Links

    01 August 2006
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    United Nations Reform

    08 August 2006
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    The United Nations and Harm Reduction Overview and Links

    17 November 2005
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    TNI and official links on UN and Harm Reduction

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    Brazil and Drugs overview

    07 February 2007
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    Militarisation of the drug war, especially in poor neighbourhoods and rural areas, will backfire unless enforcement programmes are designed carefully in combination with comprehensive policies that address social segregation and the extreme levels of inequality in Brazil.

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    United Nations Drug Control Overview

    20 July 2006
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    Overview and links on UN drug control.

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    Drugs and Conflict in Peru

    17 November 2005
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  8. The UN Drug Control Conventions

    • Amira Armenta, Martin Jelsma
    08 October 2015
    Primer

    For more than ten years, TNI’s Drugs & Democracy programme has been studying the UN drug control conventions and the institutional architecture of the UN drug control regime. As we approach the 2016 UNGASS, this primer is a tool to better understand the role of these conventions, the scope and limits of their flexibility, the mandates they established for the CND, the INCB and the WHO, and the various options for treaty reform.

  9. Human rights and drug policy

    • Ernestien Jensema
    14 March 2017
    Primer

    An accessible but comprehensive primer on why TNI believes that human rights must be at the heart of any debate on drug control.

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    Drugs in the UN system

    • Martin Jelsma
    01 April 2003

    The "international community" presented an apparent unanimity in its endorsement of prohibitive drug control at the United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on drugs in 1998. The reality is that there is a longstanding conflict within the UN system between nations wanting to maintain the prohibition regime and those hoping for a more pragmatic approach.

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    Alternative Development And Drug Control

    Martin Jelsma
    25 January 2006
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    Biological Warfare in the War on Drugs

    Tom Blickman
    18 July 2005
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    Drugs programme activities 1997-2009

    Drugs and Democracy
    01 March 2009
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    Summary of TNI's involvement on the Drugs issue since 1998 and until March 2009.

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    Related websites and documents: UN Drug Control

    Drugs and Democracy
    17 November 2005
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    Websites and documents related to UN Drug Control

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    Do we really want a Russian UN Drug Czar?

    Tom Blickman
    09 July 2010
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    According to the Transform blog, it has been confirmed that the Russian diplomat Yuri V. Fedotov has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the UN Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC). What will be the implications? Russia has one of the worst records on drug policy and human rights: it ignores scientific evidence on effective HIV prevention among drug users and its punitive drug laws push drug users to the margins of society. Afghan opium poppy farmers could suffer from this appointment as well. The Russians hold them responsible for the 30,000 drug deaths in Russia every year.

  17. Drugs on the agenda of Colombian peace talks

    Drugs and Democracy
    10 December 2012
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    Inclusion of the drug issue on the agenda of the peace talks between the Colombian government and the FARC, which are being held in Havana, Cuba, is a smart move.

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    US Drug Control: Related websites and documents

    Drugs and Democracy
    17 November 2005
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    Links on US and Drug control

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  20. Promoting dialogue toward more effective and humane drug policies in Latin America

    15 July 2010
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    TNI-WOLA's new website documents the human toll of failed drug policies in Latin America, providing information, analysis, testimonies and information on efforts for reform.

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