Mission Statement

Youth RISE mobilizes youth to be engaged in full spectrum harm reduction and drug policy reform to promote health and human rights.

Our Team

Florian

Project Manager

Ishwor

Project Manager

Ailish

Communications Officer

Wiqas

International Working Group Member

Daniel

International Working Group Member

Oğuzhan (Oz)

International Working Group Member

Mayank

International Working Group Member

MJ

International Working Group Member

Sandeep

International Working Group Member

Mariam

International Working Group Member

Joana

International Working Group Member

Eliza

International Working Group Member

Kelly

International Working Group Member
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Join our Team!

Youth RISE is currently expanding its International Working Group. We encourage applications from young people who are interested in drug policy, and would love to work on related issues internationally as well as on the national level.

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Latest news

Communications Officer Vacancy

Youth RISE are hiring! We are looking for a candidate to fill the currently vacant part-time role of Communications Officer. We are looking for a candidate to work remotely and…
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ICASA 2019

Youth RISE Nigeria member Seyi Kehinde was in attendance at the 20th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) held in Kigali, Rwanda. The theme of the conference…
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The Women Fight Back

Content Warning: Rape The Women and Harm Reduction International Network, in conjunction with EuroNPUD, organized 16 days of action, which Youth RISE members participated in, from the 25th of November…
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World AIDS Day

As we mark World AIDS Day 2019 it is important that we remember the lives lost, look back on the progress that has been made in recent years, and take…
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Latest blog

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Setting the Records Straight: Response to CSOs calling for criminalisation…

This statement has been released in conjunction with West Africa Drug Policy Network, Drug Policy Network -Ghana, Harm Reduction Alliance Ghana, Students for Sensible Drug Policy- Ghana, Students for Drug Policy Reform Ghana, Hemp Association of Ghana. We have read…
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Politics and Harm Reduction: Four Countries’ Syringe Access Stories

Written by Iga Kender-Jeziorska Drug policy varies greatly among European countries, despite common foundations in UN treaties or EU strategies. In this article I’ll review syringe service programs (SSPs) in four East-Central European countries—the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Hungary,…
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LxAddictions 2019

The 2019 Lisbon Addictions Conference took place in beautiful surroundings on the banks of the Tagus River estuary. The conference took on a wide ranging theme with many sessions discussing the methodology of medical academic research papers, while others gave…
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Youth RISE Hosts Annual Meetup and E-Network Summit

Written by Kelly Ebbert July was a big month for Youth RISE as we held our annual meetup in Nida, Lithuania, and we hosted the first of its kind E-Network Summit in Vilnius, Lithuania. We went into our annual internal…
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