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Statement by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights at 2014 High Level Segment of CND

19 March 2014

The United Nations High Commission for Human Rights, Ms. Navi Pillay, made and important statement on drug policy and human rights during the High Level Review of the Political Declaration and… Read more

MEDIA RELEASE: Drugs and HIV groups call on UK to reject United Nations drugs declaration

13 March 2014

As a critical high-level UN meeting on the future of international drug policy begins a coalition of UK drugs and HIV groups have called for the UK to reject the summit’s key outcome document – the “joint ministerial statement”. Read more

Application deadline extended: HRI Researcher for the Global State of Harm Reduction 2014

19 February 2014

The deadline for applications for the Research Analyst post to support the development of the Global State of Harm Reduction 2014 report is extended until 7 March 2014. Read more

HRI seeks an independent consultant to design research methodology on tracking national investments in harm reduction in six Asian countries

27 January 2014

Date: 27 January 2014 Consultancy: To design research methodology on tracking national investments in harm reduction in six Asian countries Place of Work: Flexible Reports to: Senior… Read more

2nd European Harm Reduction Conference

14 January 2014

Stadtcasino Basel, Switzerland | May 7-9, 2014 Three years after the first conference in Marseille, the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health, Infodrog, the Department of Health of the Canton… Read more

HRI seeks a Researcher for the Global State of Harm Reduction 2014

13 January 2014

Date: 13 January 2014 Job Title: Research Analyst: Global State of Harm Reduction Place of Work: London, United Kingdom Reports to: Senior Research Analyst/Co-ordinator, Global State of Harm… Read more

New report on harm reduction in the EU and candidate countries

06 January 2014

On 18th June 2003, the European Commission adopted a Council Recommendation on the prevention and reduction of health-related harm, associated with drug dependence, in the EU and candidate… Read more

Adolescents who inject drugs: HRI intervention at the UNAIDS PCB thematic discussion on youth

19 December 2013

Statement delivered by HRI's Deputy Director Damon Barrett (Photo, 'Yena': Unicef photo of the year 2005. David Gillanders) Thank you Mr Chairman/Madame Chair Injecting drug use among… Read more

Hidden in plain sight: the need for more action on injecting drug use among under-18s

12 December 2013

Harm Reduction International has compiled the first global data snapshot on injecting drug use and related HIV and other harms among children and young people under the age of 18. Read more

HARM REDUCTION ADVISORY No 1 - Concerns regarding new estimates on HIV, hepatitis C and injecting drug use

02 December 2013

Summary In June 2013, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime released estimates on HIV, hepatitis C and injecting drug use within the annual World Drug Report (WDR) . The 2013 report presents ‘new… Read more