Harm Reduction International Conference

Written by Eliza Kurcevič. The 26th Harm Reduction International Conference (HR19) took place in Porto, Portugal on April 28-May 1. It’s the biggest harm reduction conference in the world and this year it gathered record number of participants – more than 1200 delegates, from more than 90 countries. This year the conference theme was “People […]

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Updates from Day 3 of the 62nd Commission on Narcotic Drugs

Reposted with permission from Students for Sensible Deug Policy: https://ssdp.org/blog/updates-from-day-three-of-the-62nd-commission-on-narcotic-drugs/ Written by Orsi Feher. A new day dawned at the UN in Vienna with a new addition from the SSDP family to the board of the Vienna NGO Committee on Drugs (VNGOC). Founder of SSDP Australia and current chair of the board, Penny Hill, has […]

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Day Two of the 62nd Commission of Narcotic Drugs

Written by Ailish Brennan The second day of the 62nd Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs may have been lighter in content in the form of interesting and progressive side events but was certainly not without noteworthy occurrences. As the two major youth-led drug policy reform side events drew closer, with both taking place […]

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Day One Updates from the 62nd Commission on Narcotic Drugs

Posted with permission from SSDP: https://ssdp.org/blog/day-one-updates-from-the-62nd-commission-on-narcotic-drugs/ Written by Jake Agliata SSDP staff and members are in Vienna this week with our youth allies in CSSDP, SSDP Australia, Youth Rise, and YODA attending the 62nd Commission on Narcotic Drugs meeting (“CND”). Yesterday, we shared an update from last week’s High-Level Ministerial Segment. Today, SSDP’s International Program Manager, […]

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