Changing Drug Policy

Changing drug policy Concluded 2017

Drug trafficking and consumption undermine institutions, threaten public health and damage development efforts. However, Kofi Annan believes “that drugs have destroyed many lives, but wrong government policies have destroyed many more”. He speaks out on drug policy reform globally as an advocate for a science- and health-centred approach.

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Towards UNGASS 2016

WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY “Strengthening a Public Health Approach when Addressing the World Drug Problem” Organized by the governments of Albania, Australia, Colombia,...
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West Africa has a drug problem

The trafficking and consumption of drugs destabilizes West African societies, derails development efforts, undermines peace and security, and threatens public health. Drug...
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The Drug Dilemma at Davos

At the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2014, Mr Annan participated in a plenary session “The Drugs Dilemma: Consequences for Society, Politics...
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