Search results

1018 items
  1. Thumbnail

    El desarrollo de la fiscalización internacional de estupefacientes

    • Martin Jelsma
    15 February 2011

    La aparición de enfoques más pragmáticos y menos punitivos con respecto a la cuestión de las drogas podría representar el inicio de una etapa de cambios en el actual régimen mundial de fiscalización de estupefacientes.

  2. Thumbnail

    Ethnic Politics in Burma: The Time for Solutions

    14 February 2011
    Policy briefing

    Following the shake-up of Burmese politics last year, the country's military leaders now face the challenge of introducing a new system while ethnic tensions and exclusions remain.

  3. Thumbnail

    Casus belli: cómo los Estados Unidos venden la guerra (ebook)

    • Achin Vanaik
    01 February 2011
    Book

    Este libro electrónico gratuito analiza las diversas excusas que se han esgrimido para ir a la guerra durante las últimas décadas de crecientes ambiciones imperialistas por parte de los Estados Unidos.

  4. Thumbnail

    Change EU investment policy - now is the time!

    • Seattle-to-Brussels network (S2B)
    31 January 2011
    Policy briefing

    Bilateral investment treaties (BITs) allow transnational corporations to by-pass domestic courts and sue sovereign states - costing tax payers millions in legal expenses and preventing governments from acting in the best interests of their citizens.

  5. Thumbnail

    TNI-EMCDDA Expert Seminar on Threshold Quantities

    20 January 2011
    Report

    A wider trend for drug law reform is arising out of a felt need to make legislation more effective and more humane. Within this trend, a number of countries have considered decriminalisation or depenalisation models and many have, at least initially, considered threshold quantities as a good way to distinguish between what is possession and what is supply or trafficking and as a means to ensure that the sentences imposed are proportionate to the harmfulness of the offence.

  6. Thumbnail

    Political Dynamics of Land-grabbing in Southeast Asia: Understanding Europe's Role

    • Jun Borras, Jennifer Franco
    18 January 2011
    Report

    The European Union is a significant player in the widespread occurrence of land-grabbing in Southeast Asia; both through its corporate sector and public policies.

  7. Thumbnail

    Venezuela: ¿Radicalizar el proceso?

    • Edgardo Lander
    15 January 2011
    Paper

    Los resultados de las elecciones parlamentarias del año 2010 en Venezuela desnudaron la existencia de una severa crisis del proyecto de cambio bolivariano

  8. Thumbnail

    Cannabis social clubs in Spain

    • Martín Barriuso Alonso
    10 January 2011
    Policy briefing

    Cannabis social clubs in Spain are noncommercial organisations of users who get together to cultivate and distribute enough cannabis to meet their personal needs without having to turn to the black market.

  9. Thumbnail

    Los clubes sociales de cannabis en España

    • Martín Barriuso Alonso
    10 January 2011
    Policy briefing

    Los clubes sociales de cannabis (CSC) son asociaciones de personas usuarias que se organizan para autoabastecerse sin recurrir al mercado negro.

  10. Thumbnail

    Informal Drug Policy Dialogue 2011, Lisbon

    01 January 2011
    Policy briefing

    Policy makers, practitioners, academics, and representatives from NGOs and governmental organisations met in Lisbon, and discussed the Portuguese decriminalisation model, cannabis policy reform, and the agenda and global initiatives at the 54th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs.

  11. Thumbnail

    Blacklisted

    • Ben Hayes, Gavin Sullivan
    26 December 2010

    Human rights experts call for abolition of United Nations ‘terrorist list’ and wholesale reform of EU blacklisting regime.

  12. Thumbnail

    The ‘miracle of San Martín’ and symptoms of ‘alternative development’ in Peru

    • Hugo Cabieses
    23 December 2010
    Policy briefing

    The Peruvian government has presented the “Miracle of San Martin Model” as the path to follow to achieve drug supply reduction. However a closer look reveals that the model is not replicable, not ecologically sustainable, and won't remedy the ‘symptoms of alternative development’.

  13. Thumbnail

    Sistemas sobrecargados: Leyes de drogas y cárceles en América Latina

    21 December 2010
    Report

    Estudio revela patrón sobre encarcelamiento de delitos de drogas en América Latina

  14. Thumbnail

    Systems Overload: Drug Laws and Prisons in Latin America

    21 December 2010
    Report

    Study reveals alarming pattern in imprisonment for drug crimes in Latin America

  15. Thumbnail

    A Changing Ethnic Landscape: Analysis of Burma's 2010 Polls

    14 December 2010
    Policy briefing

    "Burma is at a critical juncture in its history. The transition to a form of civilian government and constitutional rule is underway, however imperfect it may be."

  16. La política del acaparamiento mundial de tierras

    • Jennifer Franco, Jun Borras
    01 December 2010

    El fenómeno del acaparamiento mundial de tierras por parte de las transnacionales ha captado la atención de los medios, pero puede que el principal peligro esté en la respuesta de instituciones como el Banco Mundial, cuyas supuestas medidas de mejora consolidan la desposesión en lugar de impedirla.

  17. Thumbnail

    The impact of free trade on the financial crisis … and vice versa

    • Myriam vander Stichele
    25 November 2010
    Paper

    Behind the currency wars and the worsening global economic crisis lies a largely unquestioned free trade model that both contributed to the crisis and, without radical reform, is a major obstacle to overcoming it.

  18. Thumbnail

    El ‘milagro de San Martín’ y los síndromes del ‘desarrollo alternativo’ en el Perú

    • Hugo Cabieses
    22 November 2010
    Policy briefing

    Este informe sostiene que el modelo de desarrollo alternativo peruano conocido como 'modelo de San Martín' no es nuevo, tampoco es sostenible en el tiempo, y no es sustentable ecológicamente.

  19. Thumbnail

    Alternative Development or Business as Usual?

    • Drugs and Democracy
    15 November 2010
    Policy briefing

    The Chinese Government's opium substitution programmes in northern Burma and Laos have prompted a booming rubber industry, but the beneficiaries have been a small few with many others losing their lands as a result.

  20. Thumbnail

    ¿Desarrollo alternativo o más de lo mismo?

    • Drugs and Democracy
    15 November 2010

    Los programas de sustitución de opio del Gobierno chino en el norte de Birmania y Laos han dado lugar a una floreciente industria del caucho, pero los beneficiarios son muy pocos y muchos otros han perdido sus tierras.

Pages