Commissioners Gaviria, Obasanjo and Ramos-Horta dans Le Monde: “La production et la distribution de drogues légalement régulées par les Etats sont une meilleure alternative à la prohibition”
Trois anciens chefs d’Etats estiment, dans une tribune au « Monde », que la régulation légale de la production et de la distribution de drogues par les gouvernements constituent une meilleure solution que l’inefficace « guerre à la drogue », facteur de violence, de corruption et de régression économique. Read original article in Le Monde.
Read original article in Modern Ghana. Africa’s Time To Shape International Drug Policy Last March, during a discussion on the decriminalization of drug use at a diplomatic dinner in Vienna, where the United Nations’ drug control entities sit, a Central African representative said that “African countries cannot decriminalize, because only
“Curbing violence in Central America will require addressing the U.S. war on drugs. Instead of blaming the migrants who are fleeing violence and corruption in Central America, we should recognize why they are leaving and do something about it.” Read original article in the Washington Post.
Khalid Tinasti in The Daily Star, Bangladesh: “Drug Policies should be first of all concerned with preserving public health”
Bangladesh’s recent impetus on cracking down on drug abuse and trade has led to some divisive results—while there is no doubt that this is an issue that needs to be addressed, the approach taken by the authorities has been questioned. The country recently passed the Narcotics Control Bill 2018, which
Read original article in The Hill. In my experience as head of my country’s government and previously a health minister, as a former senior official at the United Nations, and more recently as a member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy, I’ve found debates on drug policy tend to be divisive
Commissioners Gaviria, Obasanjo and Ramos-Horta en El País: “No estamos ganando la guerra contra las drogas”
Read original article in El País. No estamos ganando la guerra contra las drogas Retiremos el control de los mercados de las manos de la delincuencia organizada Se estima que el mercado delictivo de las drogas asciende a entre 425.000 y 650.000 millones de dólares. Cada vez más recursos ―más de 100.000 millones
Commissioner Michel Kazatchkine gives the opinion of the Global Commission on Drug Policy on the failures of the prohibitionist regime of drug control land the need to legally regulate all drugs. Michel Kazachkine, membre de la Commission globale de politique en matière de drogues, présente la position de la Commission
Listen to interview. Ruth Dreifuss discusses on radio 95bFM in New Zealand the Global Commission’s recent report, Regulation: the responsible control of drugs, and talks about what the current global drug control stance, the cultural difference between alcohol and drugs and what is meant by regulation. (This is part II of a series
Listen to interview. Ruth Dreifuss discusses on radio 95bFM in New Zealand the Global Commission’s recent report, Regulation: the responsible control of drugs, and talks about what the current global drug control stance, the cultural difference between alcohol and drugs and what is meant by regulation. (This is part I of a series
Commissioners Clark and Dreifuss on Newshub Nation: “New Zealand ‘well-behind’ on lifesaving drug reform”
Former Prime Minister Helen Clark says New Zealand urgently needs a new approach to drug policy, in which drugs are decriminalised and state-regulated. One of the countries Ms Clark suggests emulating is Switzerland, whose Former President Ruth Dreifuss also spoke with Newshub Nation about why the punitively focused ‘war on