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Time for the Harm Reduction Decade

Time for the Harm Reduction Decade

TAKING THE FACES & VOICES OF OUR COMMUNITY TO THE UNITED NATIONS As an important United Nations meeting of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) started in Vienna this week, diplomats from around the world were confronted with a spectacular installation of giant black and white photos. The photos were shot at last Fall’s Harm […]

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Civil Society Task Force for UNGASS

Civil Society Task Force for UNGASS

HARM REDUCTION COALITION THRILLED TO BE PART OF GLOBAL TASK FORCE BRINGING COMMUNITY VOICES TO THE U.N.

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Latin American Fellowship on Drug Policy Reform

Latin American Fellowship on Drug Policy Reform

DO YOU HAVE AN INTEREST IN INTERNATIONAL DRUG POLICY REFORM? Are you based in Latin America? Want to spent 2 weeks this summer in New York, London or Amsterdam improving your advocacy skills? Applications for the Latin American Fellowship on Drug Policy Reform are now open!

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Women, Drug Policy, and Incarceration in the Americas

Women, Drug Policy, and Incarceration in the Americas

LISTEN TO HARM REDUCTION COALITION SPONSORED EVENT AT UNITED NATIONS! Listen to the side-event sponsored by Harm Reduction Coalition at UN headquarters on: Women, Drug Policy, and Incarceration in the Americas 

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World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day

Zero Discrimination! December 1st is World AIDS Day. The 2013 theme is Zero Discrimination. Worldwide, one-third of all new HIV infections outside of sub-Saharan Africa have been attributed to injecting drug use. There are around 3 million people who inject drugs living with HIV/AIDS worldwide, but this number could be as high as 6 million. […]

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Modernizing Drug Law Enforcement takes the stage at United Nations headquarters in New York

Modernizing Drug Law Enforcement takes the stage at United Nations headquarters in New York

Last week the topic of modernizing drug law enforcement took center stage at UN Headquarters when the Permanent Missions of Switzerland and the Czech Republic to the United Nations co-sponsored a program with International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC), Harm Reduction Coalition, the International Security Research Department at Chatham House and the International Institute for Strategic […]

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Modernizing Drug Law Enforcement

Modernizing Drug Law Enforcement

PRESENTATION AT UNITED NATIONS HEADQUARTERS, NYC The Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations and the Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic to the United Nations, along with the International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC), Harm Reduction Coalition, International Security Research Department at Chatham House and the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) invite you […]

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Harm Reduction Coalition at the International Drug Policy Reform Conference

Harm Reduction Coalition at the International Drug Policy Reform Conference

HARM REDUCTION COALITION HEADING TO DENVER We’re heading to Denver, CO this week for the Drug Policy Alliance’s bi-annual International Drug Policy Reform Conference. Some of topics we will be addressing at the conference include harm reduction and the Affordable Care Act, overdose prevention legislation and Naloxone programs in closed settings, syringe access mobilization and […]

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Latin American Advocacy Fellowship on Drug Policy Reform

Latin American Advocacy Fellowship on Drug Policy Reform

LATIN AMERICAN ADVOCACY FELLOWSHIP ON DRUG POLICY REFORM The Harm Reduction Coalition is excited to be co-hosting the Latin American Advocacy Fellowship on Drug Policy Reform. The fellowship program is an initiative of the Open Society Foundations (OSF) and will be jointly hosted by the Harm Reduction Coalition in New York and the Transnational Institute […]

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International Law Overview

International Law Overview

The UN Drug Conventions This fact sheet provides background on the UN Conventions & presents four options for reform movements: Opportunities for countries to work within the current legal framework Prospects for treaty revision Withdrawal from the international treaties Enacting a new treaty system based more closely on principles of science, public health & social […]

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