World AIDS Day News Release

Zero Deaths NOT Zero Funding – Millions of Lives in the Balance (Cape Town, South Africa, November 29th) This year’s World AIDS Day is about “Getting to Zero”  by 2015 – Zero AIDS Related Deaths, Zero New Infections and Zero Discrimination. This will not happen and millions of people will die unnecessarily unless more Governments [...]

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Drug Lords Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Global Prohibition

Drug lords say no to drug policy reform and thank the UN for keeping drugs illegal http://drogriporter.hu/en/dli_short 50 years ago the United Nations adopted the first international treaty to prohibit some drugs – particularly drugs used by non-Europeans such as cannabis, cocaine and heroin. The logic of the system was simple: any use of the [...]

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UNAIDS: Commission on Narcotic Drugs adopts resolution on scaled up HIV prevention among people who use drugs

The fifty-fourth session of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) has adopted a resolution on Achieving zero new infections of HIV amongst injecting and other drug users. The CND noted the 2011-2015 UNAIDS Strategy which promotes the objectives of achieving zero new HIV infections, zero AIDS-related deaths and zero stigma and discrimination. UNODC [...]

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IHRA 2011 Report by Youth Rise

The theme of this year’s conference is building capacity, redressing neglect. For us as young people this year’s conference is highly relevant. We have been affected by systematic neglect. Neglected in service provision, neglected in decision making, neglected from program design, implementation and evaluation. The specific needs of youth are neglected. The young people who [...]

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Effective paradigm shifts towards an improved national response to drugs and HIV/AIDS – Scale-up of harm reduction in Malaysia

This report documents the good practices in harm reduction programmes in Malaysia and the progress to date in addressing the transmission of HIV among people who use drugs. It highlights and discusses how policies and programmes have addressed this through strong and committed leadership, community participation, sustained partnerships, and multisectoral collaboration and coordination. From a [...]

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Challenges: New issue out now

http://www.durexnetwork.org/en-GB/challenges/Pages/Challenges.aspx

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