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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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    Coca Yes, Cocaine No?

    • Martin Jelsma, Pien Metaal, Ricardo Soberon, Mario Argandoña, Anthony Henman, Ximena Echeverría
    09 May 2006

    This issue of Drugs and Conflict explains the motives, context and range of the demand to remove the coca leaf from strict international drugs controls, as well as the procedures that need to be followed to reach this objective.

  4. Coca Yes, Cocaine No?

    • Pien Metaal, Martin Jelsma, Ricardo Soberon, Mario Argandoña, Anthony Henman, Ximena Echeverría
    01 May 2006
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    A decade-old demand to remove the coca leaf from strict international drugs controls has come to the fore again. Time has come to repair an historical error responsible for including the leaf amongst the most hazardous classified substances, causing severe consequences for the Andean region.

     

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    Coca Yes, Cocaine No?

    20 July 2006
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    Coca Yes, Cocaine No?

    20 July 2006
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    Coca - Cocaine overview and links

    01 August 2006
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    The coca-cocaine issue has gained momentum by the ascending of a peasant leader to the presidency in Bolivia, who announced making a case for the de-scheduling of the coca leaf from it's current classification as a dangerous narcotic drug in the international drug control conventions. Time has come to clarify longstanding confusion on the distinction between the coca leaf and its principal derivate cocaine.

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    Documentos de Debate

    05 May 2006
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    Coca - cocaína: introducción y enlaces

    Drugs and Democracy
    15 August 2006
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    El tema de la coca/cocaína ha tenido un gran impulso luego del ascenso de un líder campesino a la presidencia de Bolivia, y de su anuncio de buscar la desclasificación de la hoja de coca de las listas de las convenciones internacionales de control de drogas en las que se encuentra actualmente junto con drogas narcóticas peligrosas. Ya es hora de aclarar la confusión entre hoja de coca y su principal derivado la cocaína.

  10. Coca chewing out of the UN convention?

    Martin Jelsma
    21 August 2009
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    On July 30th the Bolivian proposal to amend the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs by deleting the obligation to abolish the chewingof coca leaf was on the ECOSOC agenda (UN Social and Economic Council). After informal negotiations, the 54 members of ECOSOC decided unanimously to pass the amendment proposal on to the Parties of the Convention for their consideration. They now have 18 months to express any objections or comments on the Bolivian request.

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    La resolución de las ambigüedades con respecto a la coca

    01 March 2008

    cocaleafEn este informe se analizan las tensiones en torno a la hoja de coca y el actual funcionamiento de la Junta Internacional de Fiscalización de Estupefacientes (JIFE o Junta). Estas tensiones se examinan a la luz de la interpretación por parte de la JIFE de las convenciones de la ONU sobre fiscalización de drogas y del mandato de dicha organización.