Former Brazilian President Concerned that Report is Being Presented by US and Russian Drug Czars. Calls on UN Leadership to Break the Taboo on Vigorous Debate About Alternatives to Global Drug Prohibition Regime On Thursday, June 23, Yury Fedotov, the executive director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC),
[Prague] – At the beginning of June 2011, the Global Commission on Drug Policy published a report whichclearly shows that the so-called war on drugs is ineffective. Globally, anti-drug strategy has twopillars – so-called supply reduction (mainly through repressive and inspection measures) and demand reduction (measures leading to prevention and treatment).
Commission of World Leaders Urges End to Failed Drug War, Fundamental Reforms of Global Drug Prohibition Regime
Former Presidents of Brazil , Colombia , Mexico and Switzerland , Prime Minister of Greece , Kofi Annan, Richard Branson, George Shultz, Paul Volcker and Other Leaders Call for Major Paradigm Shift in Global Drug Policy Today the Global Commission on Drug Policy will release a groundbreaking report at a press conference and