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5 Things We Learned at the UN Drugs Meeting This Year

Drugreporter’s team attended the UN Commission on Narcotics Drugs (CND). Here you can read some take home messages and watch some videos Drugreporter produced there.  

Landmark international guidelines launched on human rights and drug policy

VIENNA/GENEVA, 15 March 2019—A coalition of United Nations Member States, United Nations entities and leading human rights experts meeting at the Commission on Narcotic Drugs in Vienna, Austria, today launched…

Business as usual for governments at the UN as drugs hit record levels

14 March 2019, VIENNA – The International Drug Policy Consortium expresses disappointment following the UN’s adoption of a 10-year global drug strategy that fails to deal with the realities and the devastating…

Reporting from the 2nd Hep-C Community Summit (Lisbon, 18 September 2018)

The Hep-C Community Summit, organised by Correlation European Harm Reduction Network, has brought together people from the affected communities, advocates, researchers, healthcare providers, harm reduction practitioners, and policymakers to discuss…

The EATG publishes its position paper on drugs policy

Today, on the occasion of the joint meeting of the EU Civil Society Forum on HIV, Hepatitis and TB and the EU Civil Society Forum on Drugs, the European AIDS…

The EATG in the Civil Society Fora joint meetings (Brussels 6-8 November)

From 6-8 November, the EATG will be actively engaged in developing joint advocacy, sharing with and learning from civil society partners across Europe within the EU Civil Society Forum  on…

2nd Hep-C Community Summit: We are more than just patients

The European AIDS Treatment Group participates in the 2nd Hep-C Community Summit that takes place on the 18th of September in Lisbon. Organised by Correlation European Harm Reduction Network, the summit will…

EATG’s new term as a member of the Civil Society Forum on Drugs (2018-2021)

This week the European AIDS Treatment Group participated in the first meeting of the new 3-year term of the Civil Society Forum on Drugs that took place in Brussels. The CSFD…

The UN’s internal struggle with drug policy

The UN General Assembly (GA) is responsible for passing the three main international drug conventions of 1961, 1971 and 1988 that shape modern drug policy. The UN bodies specifically dedicated…

Call for WHO & UNODC to revise guidelines on International Standards for the Treatment of Drug Use Disorders

The European AIDS Treatment Group together with 188 organisations has co-signed an open letter initiative by the International Network of People who use Drugs addressed to the WHO and UNODC…