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Updated technical guidance on target setting towards universal access for people who inject drugs from WHO, UNAIDS & UNODC

06 February 2013

WHO, UNAIDS and UNODC have released updated technical guidance on target setting towards universal access to HIV prevention, treatment and care for people who inject drugs. Read more

Media Release: Launch of HRI's Death Penalty for Drug Offences Global Overview 2012: Tipping the Scales for Abolition

19 November 2012

Over 540 people executed for drugs in Iran in 2011, a trend continuing into 2012 and a five-fold increase since 2008 says a new report released today at the UK House of Lords. No executions in… Read more

HRI launches new Global State of Harm Reduction 2012 resources

14 September 2012

On 25th July, 2012, Harm Reduction International (HRI) launched The Global State of Harm Reduction 2012: Towards an Integrated Response to coincide with the 19 th International AIDS… Read more

HIV and harm reduction in prisons conference, Kazakhstan

05 September 2012

Penal Reform International, jointly with Harm Reduction International, held a conference on “HIV Prevention and harm reduction in prisons of Kazakhstan” on 22 August. The conference was held within… Read more

HRI launches the Global State of Harm Reduction 2012; Towards an Intergrated Response report

24 July 2012

In 2008 Harm Reduction International released the Global State of Harm Reduction, a report that mapped responses to drug-related HIV and hepatitis C epidemics around the world for the first time.… Read more

Alternative World Drug Report exposes destructive nature of $100 billion a year global war on drugs

26 June 2012

A new report, launched to coincide with publication of the 2012 UN Office on Drugs and Crime’s World Drug Report, exposes the failure of governments and the UN to assess the extraordinary costs of… Read more

New Harm Reduction International report connects international aid for drug enforcement to gross human rights violations PDF document

21 June 2012

New report connects international aid for drug enforcement to gross human rights violations Full Report  Executive Summary     States that oppose the death penalty (including UK, France and… Read more

Quitting while not ahead: The Global Fund’s retrenchment and the looming crisis for harm reduction in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

10 May 2012

The Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (EHRN) has recently released a new report entilted 'Quitting while not ahead: The Global Fund's retrenchment and the looming crisis for harm reduction in Eastern… Read more

Commanding General Confidence? Human Rights, International Law and the INCB Annual Report for 2011

05 April 2012

This briefing was distributed at the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs in March 2012. It presents a strong critique of the legal reasoning and the academic rigour of its Annual Report. Read more

Harm Reduction International releases new ‘Advocating for Needle and Syringe Exchange Programmes in Prisons’ briefing

29 March 2012

Harm Reduction International is pleased to present the first of a new series of Evidence and Advocacy briefings entitled ‘Advocating for Needle and Syringe Exchange Programmes in Prisons’. This new… Read more