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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…

Portugal’s radical drugs policy is working. Why hasn’t the world copied it?

Since it decriminalised all drugs in 2001, Portugal has seen dramatic drops in overdoses, HIV infection and drug-related crime. Read the full story here.

World Hepatitis Summit – Declaration of the Hepatitis Community

The World Hepatitis Summit passed and published the Declaration of the Hepatitis Community "NO ELIMINATION WITHOUT DECRIMINALIZATION!" today. The Declaration calls for the decriminalization of people who use drugs, and…

The UNGASS on the world drug problem: Report of proceedings

In October 2012, the governments of Colombia, Guatemala and Mexico issued a joint declaration calling for a UN General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) to be held on the urgent issue…

Submit your abstracts to HR17 Canada

The call for abstracts and registration for the 25th International Harm Reduction Conference, taking place in Montreal 14th – 17th May 2017 opened today! You can find further information below and to sign…