UN Briefing: Pushing ahead to incorporate human rights into drug policy
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.
How can we harmonize drug policies with the Sustainable Development Goals?
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.
Building a Human Rights Framework for Drug Policies
After an insubstantial UN drugs summit last month, what’s left for Latin America?
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.
Has Argentina entered the ‘war on drugs’?
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.
Drug policy in Argentina: Contradictions between discourse and practice
Argentina’s position at the United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on drugs.
UNGASS: Argentina’s position on drug policies
Joint statement* ahead of the United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on drugs held April 19 to 21.