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Youth RISE at LEPH 2021

Written by Ruby Lawlor, our International Communications Officer. On Thursday 25th March, Florian and Ruby attended the Sixth International Conference on Law Enforcement and Public Health, as moderators of the panel titled; ‘Adverse Childhood Experience/Trauma-Informed Practice: Trauma Infomed Organizations – Current Practice and Future Directions’. The speakers included: Dr Sharon Lambert, School of Applied Psychology,…
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Progress of Online Course in Latin America

Written by Humberto, our IWG from Peru. English Version Humberto is our reprensentative for Peru and current International Working Group Member. He is a member of Latin America for a Sensible Drug Policy, an international organization that seeks to sensitize and inform the population on issues related to psychoactive substances, human rights, and health promotion.…
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Youth RISE Recognizes Zero Discrimination Day

End Discrimination. Promote Peace. What is Zero Discrimination Day? March 1st is globally recognized as Zero Discrimination Day. First observed in 2014, the day came about as a result of UNAIDS’ Zero Discrimination Campaign to highlight the necessity of eliminating stigma and discriminatory policies in order to save lives of those living with HIV/AIDS. Zero…
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Growing and Strengthening Youth Organizations

To finish up our series of blogs about the 2020 Small Grants Programme projects, here is how we supported setting up two new organizations working towards our common goal of full spectrum harm reduction. This blog details how these two projects were supported by our grants, in Hungary, by our International Working Group member Beatrix…
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Our Annual Report Video!

Our International Working Group member Beatrix Vas from Hungary, and our Communications Officer Ruby Lawlor created this video version of our 2020 Annual Report. Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IT7yXOgqsFI And read our written Annual Report here: https://youthrise.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Youth_RISE_Annual_Report_2020_online_interactive_pages.pdf
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The Harm Reduction Consortium Annual Meeting

This blog was written by Youth RISE’s Executive Director, Ailish Brennan, who attended this Annual Meeting with other representatives from IDPC, HRI, MENAHRA, EHRA, INPUD, and EuroNPUD. This collection of organizations make up the ‘Harm Reduction Consortium of the Robert Carr Civil Society Network Fund’. The Harm Reduction Consortium of the Robert Carr Civil Society…
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How COVID-19 Failed (to Inspire) Drug Policy Reform in Indonesia

This blog is written by our International Working Group Member Yohan Misero, from Indonesia. Indonesia is a tough jurisdiction for achieving drug policy reform. Massive corruption, lack of evidence in policy making, and a struggling democracy are all prevailing hurdles that won’t go away in the near future. Every year at the Commission on Narcotic…
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Youth RISE’s 2020 Annual Report is Released!

The year 2020 was a difficult one for everyone, and civil society organizations have done all they could to power through and continue to work towards their goals and visions. We moved nearly everything online, our International Working Group members that received Small Grants as part of our Small Grant Programme adjusted their projects to…
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