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UNGA may be over, but the conversation is just getting started.

Drugs are a Development Issue: An Introduction to Legal Regulation

Helen Clark is the newly appointed Chair of the Global Commission on Drugs Policy. Helen has also served as Administrator of the United Nations Development Program and the Chair of the United Nations Development Group. Prior to her appointment with UNDP, Helen Clark was the first woman elected as Prime Minister of New Zealand, serving three successive...

What will it take to deliver Universal Health Coverage and strong health systems worldwide in the time of Covid-19?

The Covid-19 pandemic has made clear the critical importance of achieving ‘health for all’, while posing an unprecedented challenge for health systems worldwide. Join us to explore how to realise a progressive vision for Universal Health Coverage, the Labour Party’s role, and how to address current threats to progress. We are delighted to have the...

Traditional, Cultural and Indigenous Rights and the Legal Regulation of Drugs

For the second webinar, we dive into how the structures upholding the ‘war on drugs’ are rooted in racism and imperialism. For over 60 years, prohibition-based drug policies have disproportionately impacted BIPOC and people in the Global South, through racially targeted law enforcement, mass incarceration, crop spraying and crop eradication. Yet in many parts of...

Corporate Capture and the Legal Regulation of Drugs

For the third webinar, we explored how moves towards the legal regulation of drugs risk growing the unaccountable power of corporations poised to exploit the drugs market – at the expense of the small-scale growers and traders whose livelihoods have long-depended on the trade. We discussed what can be done to support small-scale growers and...