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Drug Policy Futures, Movendi International and partners from around the globe have embarked on a ten-year monitoring programme to assess the implementation of the 2016 UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs (UNGASS) Outcome Document in a number of selected countries in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas.
Movendi International Side Event at the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, 64th Session
As several countries have decriminalised marijuana in recent years and some more countries are discussing options for decriminalisation, it is important to create understanding and paint a complete picture about the existing results of marijuana decriminalisation.
Is it a winning concept?
This side event will open space for discussion about the effects of decriminalisation in various countries.
Based on a profound analysis by the Drug Policy Center (NPC) from Sweden of data about the impact of decriminalisation in several European countries, we will talk about which measures under which circumstances are crucial to prevent and reduce drug related harm.
During the side event, we will launch the English translation of the afore mentioned report: “Decriminalisation of narcotic drugs – what can we learn”.
The United Nations Global Road Safety Week and its' campaigns are coordinated by the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration, chaired by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe.
All stakeholders – national and local governments, international agencies, civil society organizations, private companies, and the public generally – are invited to plan and host events marking the Weeks...