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Tackling the world drug problem: UN Experts urge States to adopt Human Rights approach

April 18, 2016 – Ahead of the UN General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem scheduled to start tomorrow in New York and continue through April 21, several UN experts expressed concerns over the growing abuses coming from the international war on drugs and encouraged those attending to remember the human rights obligations of States when creating any new policies or laws.  The experts  recognized the Special Session as a “pivotal moment to consolidate the integration of human rights and drug policy.”  To find out more, click here.