La veille d’un débat parlementaire en Tunisie sur la question de la loi 92-52 sur les stupéfiants et une réforme possible des politiques en matière de drogues, Nick Clegg, membre de la Commission globale et ancien Vice-premier ministre, Royaume-Uni, s’exprime dans La Presse, premier quotidien en langue française du pays.

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Ruth Dreifuss meets with Myanmar State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Union of Myanmar, met with Global Commission Chair Ruth Dreifuss to exchange views on a pending drug policy reform that places greater emphasis on public health, harm reduction, proportionality in sentencing, and human rights. Read article

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Comment la régulation du cannabis permettrait des politiques en matière de drogues plus efficaces

Deux membres de la Commission globale – Paul Volcker, ancien président de la Réserve fédérale américaine et Maria Cattaui, ancienne secrétaire générale de la Chambre de commerce internationale – ainsi que Pierre Bergé de la Fondation Pierre Bergé-Yves St Laurent – défendent l’efficacité de la régulation des drogues, en prenant

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Entretien avec Ruth Dreifuss dans Globe

Interview with Ruth Dreifuss in Globe, quarterly magazine of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (in French). Entretien avec Ruth Dreifuss, présidente de la Commission globale, dans Globe, revue trimestrielle de l’IHEID, Genève. Read article

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Surpopulation carcérale: Des pistes de réforme

Par Khalid Tinasti, Secrétaire exécutif de la Commission globale de politique en matière de drogues. Lire l’article original dans L’Economiste. EN janvier, l’observatoire marocain des prisons a publié son rapport 2015-2016 sur l’état de nos prisons, dans lequel les chercheurs de ce centre indépendant nous ont livré une image dégradante

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The Global Commission expresses concern over the arrest of Senator De Lima in the Philippines

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, 24 February 2017 – On the eve of the 34th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, we have learned with deep concern of the arrest of Senator Leila de Lima, on charges linked to alleged corruption involving inmates incarcerated for drug trafficking. Senator de Lima,

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Interview with César Gaviria

César Gaviria, former President of Colombia and member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy gave an interview to El Papel, Sunday supplement of El Mundo, on his journey advocating for drug policy reform. To read the article in Spanish, click here.

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Drug Control Policy Fuels Social Unrest in Northern Morocco

Khalid Tinasti, Executive Secretary of the Global Commission, writes for the World Policy Institute about the on-going social unrest in the Rif, northern Morocco, after the death of a fisherman late last October, and how that unrest and the general feeling of marginalization is linked to drug control policies that affect

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President Duterte is repeating my mistakes / El presidente Duterte está repitiendo mis errores

Opinion piece in the New York Times, by César Gaviria, former President of Colombia and member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy. Read article in English. Read article in Spanish.  

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Commissioner Sir Richard Branson to receive Peace Summit Award

Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group and member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy, this week receives the Peace Summit Award at the 16th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates for his work in global peace building. Sir Richard Branson has been a member of the Global

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