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
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
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
Israel led the world in cannabis research—but what could it learn from others about decriminalization?
Opinion piece by Chair Dreifuss and Commissioner Stoltenberg, published in Ha’aretz on Sunday 5 March 2017. Link to article in Hebrew. English version below. Israel led the world in cannabis research—but what could it learn from others about decriminalization? Israel is widely recognized as a global hub for medical cannabis
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,
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.
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
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.
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