Ruth Dreifuss on CNN Money Switzerland

On the margins of the Geneva Drug Policy Week, interview with Ruth Dreifuss, Chair of the Global Commission on Drug Policy, on CNN Money Switzerland. Link to video interview.

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Commissioner Ramos-Horta in Metro (Nicaragua): “en algunos países está muy politizado el tema de las drogas”

Leer artículo original en Metro, Noticias de Nicaragua Hablamos con el expresidente de Timor Oriental, Premio Nobel de la Paz 1996, e integrante de la Comisión Global en Política de Drogas, que presentó su reporte 2019 este martes en Lisboa, Portugal. ¿Qué encontraron al realizar el reporte? –Uno de los

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Op-Ed in Le Monde: « La politique publique sur la consommation de stupefiants devrait etre evaluee de maniere independante »

Tribune signée par: Philippe de Botton, president  de Medecins  du Monde; Sana de Courcelles, directrice executive et professeure affiliee it l’Ecole d’Affaires publiques de Sciences po; Pierre-Yves Geoffard, directeur de l’Ecole d’economie de Paris, directeur d’etudes it l’EHESS et directeur de recherche au CNRS; Michel Kazatchkine, ancien directeur executif du

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Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of Nigeria, interviewed by Portuguese news agency LUSA

Read original article on RTP. A guerra contra a droga baseada na proibição falhou diz Ex-PR Obasanjo (The war on drugs based on prohibition has failed) O presidente da Comissão Oeste Africana sobre Drogas disse hoje que a guerra contra a droga falhou, defendendo uma nova abordagem que separe traficantes

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Global Commissioner Sir Richard Branson in Diario de Noticias: “Portugal preserves the dignity of people who use drugs”

Read original article in Diario de Noticias   Richard Branson: “Portugal preserva a dignidade de quem consome drogas” A atual visão sobre como se lida com os consumidores de droga tem de ser alterada, defendem 26 altas individualidades, como o antigo Presidente da República Jorge Sampaio. Estados têm de intervir

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Interview with Ruth Dreifuss in Diario de Noticias: ‘Drogas: “Cuidado, Portugal, não se demorem muito na vanguarda”‘

Read original article on Diario de Noticias.   Drogas: “Cuidado, Portugal, não se demorem muito na vanguarda” Apontado no mundo como um exemplo na política das drogas, devido à descriminalização levada a cabo há 20 anos, o país corre o risco de ficar para trás, diz a presidente da Comissão

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Commissioner Ramos-Horta in WSJ International: “Humane Approaches to Drugs – Reducing harms while sparing lives”

Read original article in Wall Street Journal International magazine. by José Ramos-Horta, former President of Timor-Leste and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate The Frenchman Felix Dorfin is the latest of many drug traffickers sentenced to death in Indonesia under the country’s harsh laws on drug trafficking offences. Indonesia is not alone. With a

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PRESS RELEASE: Model Drug Law for West Africa presented to ministers of health on the sidelines of the 72nd session of the World Health Assembly

Télécharger la version française GENEVA, 22 May 2019—The West Africa Commission on Drugs, UNAIDS and the Global Commission on Drug Policy today presented the Model Drug Law for West Africa to ministers of health of the Economic Community of West African States. Drug laws in western Africa are not having

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Ruth Dreifuss, Vorsitzende der Weltkommission, schreibt über Kofi Annan und Drogenpolitik in dem Tagesanzeiger

Eine fortschrittliche Drogenpolitik ist ganz im Sinne von Kofi Annan Der verstorbene UNO-Generalsekretär hat sich für eine Drogenpolitik eingesetzt, die Konsumenten entkriminalisiert und ihnen Zugang zu Medikamenten verschafft. Seine Arbeit wird fortgesetzt. In Genf treffen nächste Woche Vertreter aller Länder zur Weltgesundheitsversammlung zusammen. Einer jedoch, der viel dafür getan hat,

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Press Release: The Global Commission welcomes Kgalema Motlanthe and Cassam Uteem as new members

Geneva, 27 March 2019 The Global Commission on Drug Policy is honored and delighted to welcome as distinguished new members, Kgalema Motlanthe, former President of South Africa (2008-2009), and Cassam Uteem, former President of Mauritius (1992-2002). Kgalema Motlanthe was politically active from an early age, serving in the ANC (African

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