News and Announcements

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HRI Annual Report 2014 PDF document

07 June 2015

HRI Annual Report 2014 Read or download our Annual Report for 2014 Read more

Indonesian academics and experts urge for evidence based approach to drugs in an open letter in the Lancet PDF document

05 June 2015

In an open letter to Indonesian President Joko Widodo, published in the leading health journal The Lancet, a group of prominent Indonesian academics and experts have called on the government to commit to proven public health approaches to address drug use, and to urgently discontinue strategies which have been found counterproductive such as… Read more

HRI makes three submissions to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) PDF document

21 May 2015

HRI makes three submissions to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to feed into a report on the impact of drugs and drug control on human rights which will feed into the 2016 UN General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on drugs, due to be held in 2016. The first submission was on behalf of a coalition of harm reduction… Read more

Improving Prison Conditions by Strengthening Infectious Disease Monitoring

18 May 2015

A project by Harm Reduction International "The physical and mental health of detainees is particularly important, as imprisonment deprives them of the possibility to care for their health themselves, and can itself have a negative effect on detainees' physical and mental health....Visiting mechanisms should be aware of the key health… Read more

10 by 20 goes to the UN

15 April 2015

10 by 20 goes to the UN HRI is calling for 10 per cent by 2020 at this week’s high-level debate on drug policy in New York Read more

HRI makes 10 by 20 intervention at CND

01 April 2015

Civil society delegates at this year’s UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs were able, for the first time, to make official interventions during plenary sessions alongside member states. On the… Read more

HRI launches 10 by 20 campaign PDF document

08 March 2015

HRI launches 10 by 20 campaign This week at the Commission on Narcotic Drugs in Vienna, Harm Reduction International is launching its 10 by 20 campaign, calling on governments to redirect 10% of the resources that they currently spend in the war on drugs to harm reduction. This week at the Commission on Narcotic Drugs in Vienna, Harm… Read more

Joint Statement on the Death Penalty for Drug Offences PDF document

03 March 2015

HRI and ten partners issue a statement on the death penalty for drug offences following the launch of the 2014 INCB Annual Report Read more

UN: Freeze Funding of Iran Counter-Narcotics Efforts: Surge in Executions for Drug Trafficking

17 December 2014

Harm Reduction International is among a coalition of NGOs calling for action from UNODC. Read more

HRI Statement at the UNAIDS PCB Meeting PDF document

11 December 2014

Statement of Harm Reduction International delivered at the meeting of the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board, 11 December 2014. Read more

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