The Igarape Institute is a progressive southern think tank devoted to evidence-based policy and action on today and tomorrow’s complex challenges. Our intention is to stimulate humane engagement on emerging security and development issues. It presently works across three primary thematic areas: drug policy, violence reduction and international cooperation, including peace support, humanitarian and development assistance.
The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens. To achieve this mission, the Foundations seek to shape public policies that assure greater fairness in political, legal, and economic systems and safeguard fundamental rights.
The International Drug Policy Consortium is a global network that specialise in issues related to the production and use of controlled drugs. The Consortium aims to promote objective and open debate on the effectiveness, direction and content of drug policies at the national and international level, and supports evidence-based policies that are effective in reducing drug-related harm.
The Transnational Institute (TNI) was established in 1974 as an international network of activist researchers (“scholar activists”) committed to critical analyses of the global problems of today and tomorrow. It aims to provide intellectual support to movements struggling for a more democratic, equitable and environmentally sustainable world.
We are the not for profit foundation of the Virgin Group, founded by Richard Branson. We’re all about getting the right people together with the right ideas (and a little entrepreneurial magic) to help build a better world for everyone. It’s time for a revolution – a good one that is!
The Beckley Foundation is a charitable trust that promotes the scientific investigation of consciousness and its modulation from a multidisciplinary perspective. We also seek to change global drugs policy to reflect a more rational, evidence-based approach, shifting the emphasis from criminalisation to health.
Release is the centre of expertise on drugs and drugs law in the UK – providing free and confidential specialist advice to the public and professionals. Release also campaigns for changes to drug policy to bring about a fairer and more compassionate legal framework to manage drug use in our society.