Part One of the webinar series - 'A World with Drugs: Legal Regulation through a Development Lens'.
In this webinar, we explore why the legal regulation of drugs is critical for development, and how the development sector must ensure drug policy reform is designed and delivered with the principles of social justice.
Helen Clark - Former Prime Minister of New Zealand and Chair of the Global Commission on Drug Policy
Philasande Mahlakata - Project Coordinator for Umzimvubu Farmers Support Network, South Africa
Duncan Green - Senior Strategic Adviser at Oxfam GB and Professor in Practice in International Development at the London School of Economic
Ann Fordham - Executive Director for International Drug Policy Consortium
This webinar will be in English, we are exploring options for live Spanish translation.
9 September, 16:30-18:00 BST.
London – 16:30-18:00, Bogota – 10:30-12:00, New York, 11:30-13:00, Johannesburg – 17:30-19:00, Delhi – 21:00-22:30.
This webinar is part of a wider series exploring why the socially just legal regulation of drugs is vital for sustainable development. We will explore how drug policies intersect with some of the most pressing issues facing the development sector, and identify how to make sure legally regulated drug markets work for people along the supply chain.
Find more information on the webinar series here - https://www.healthpovertyaction.org/news-events/legal-regulation-of-drugs-a-development-lens/
Brought to you by a coalition of drug policy reform experts and development organizations; International Drug Policy Consortium, Transform Drug Policy Foundation, Transnational Institute, Canadian Drug Policy Coalition, Instituto RIA, and Interdisciplinary Centre for Cannabis Research (ICCR) facilitated by Health Poverty Action.