We debated about what the UN can do to introduce human rights in the implementation and monitoring of drug policies during a briefing in Geneva.
The construction of new drug policy indicators could help to achieve the sustainable development agenda. The situation of women incarcerated for drug-related offenses is especially worrisome.
The global crackdown on drugs has spurred violence akin to war in some Latin American countries. But the world’s historically powerful countries are still reluctant to confront a problem they don’t recognise as their own.
One of the dangers of the new government’s anti-drugs measures is that they enable military intervention in matters of domestic security, a path that once taken, is hard to reverse. By Manuel Tufró and Paula Litvachky.
Argentina’s position at the United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on drugs.
Joint statement* ahead of the United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on drugs held April 19 to 21.