november, 2019

wed13nov9h009h45Kicking the habit: rethinking the war on drugs9h00 - 9h45 Format:TalksSession theme:Development

Speakers for this event

  • Ann FORDHAM

    Ann FORDHAM

    International Drug Policy Consortium

    International Drug Policy Consortium

  • Camila RUIZ SEGOVIA

    Camila RUIZ SEGOVIA

    Catalyst

    Catalyst

  • Diego GARCIA DEVIS

    Diego GARCIA DEVIS

    Open Society Global Drug Policy

    Open Society Global Drug Policy

  • Khalid TINASTI

    Khalid TINASTI

    Global Commission on Drug Policy (GCDP)

    Global Commission on Drug Policy (GCDP)

Description

While the war on drugs has been going on for decades, the supply and use of drugs have still not declined. Meanwhile, the destructive impact of drug use and trafficking is growing in key areas such as the economy, development, security, environment, public health, and human rights. Finding durable solutions requires transnational and cross-sectoral cooperation to lift taboos surrounding drugs and strengthen the capacity of local actors to implement concrete action. What are the better alternatives?

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