Commissioner Gallop in The Sydney Morning Herald: Former WA premier Geoff Gallop appointed to drug reform think tank

Read original article in The Sydney Morning Herald Former West Australian premier Geoff Gallop says he will be “knocking on the door of governments” after becoming the first Australian to join other world leaders on the panel of an international think tank on drug reform. Dr Gallop, an Emeritus Professor

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Press Release: The Global Commission Welcomes Dr. Geoff Gallop as New Member

(Geneva, 22 July 2019) The members of the Global Commission on Drug Policy are delighted to welcome as new member Dr. Geoff Gallop, Former Premier of Western Australia. Emeritus Professor Geoff Gallop is a leading Australian academic, politician and advocate. He was the 27th Premier of Western Australia (2001-2006), where

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Commissioners Clark and Lagos in La Razón: Lista errónea de las drogas – La clasificación responde más a la historia y a la política que a la ciencia.

Leer artículo original en La Razón Helen Clark y Ricardo Lagos de la Comisión Global de Política de Drogas: Muchas veces, cuando la gente piensa en las drogas y en quienes las consumen, evoca imágenes de “yonquis” que se inyectan heroína en la calle o de jóvenes profesionales que “echan

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Press Release: Members of the Global Commission Express Deep Concern Over The Harassment of Their Colleague Anand Grover

(Geneva, 16 July 2019) While country representatives were discussing human rights mainstreaming at the 41st session of the Human Rights Council, we learned that our colleague and fellow Global Commission member, Anand Grover, has seen his homes raided by India’s Central Bureau of Investigations. Anand, one of the most prominent

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Commissioner Kazatchkine in Expert Online (Russia): Какой должна быть наркополитика (What drug policy should be)

Read original article in Expert Online Президент Владимир Путин прямо выступил против смягчения 228-й (антинаркотической) статьи УК, практически свернув едва начавшуюся общественную полемику. Но движение к менее репрессивной и более эффективной наркополитике все равно неизбежно. Об этом «РР» поговорил с одним из самых уважаемых и компетентных экспертов в этой сфере,

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Ruth Dreifuss featured in 20 Minutes: “Alcool et tabac plus nocifs que des drogues illégales”

Lire l’article original dans 20 Minutes . avec Ruth Dreifuss, Ancienne Présidente de la Confédération Suisse et Présidente de la Commission Global de Politique en Matière de Drogues par Frédéric Nejad Toulami – Un rapport demande aux États de changer leur échelle de dangerosité en se fondant plus sur des

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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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