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The Global Cannabis Commission Report Launch & Assessing International Drug Control- Preparations for UNGASS 2008

20/10/2010

in BF drug policy publications,Seminars

House of Lords, Westminster Palace, London 2nd & 3rd October, 2008

This seminar saw the launch of the Beckley Foundation’s Global Cannabis Commission Report on the first day, and a high-level review of preparations for the UNGASS Review of Global Drug Policy in 2009 on the second. It was attended by a select group of experts, academics and policymakers from around the world, including representatives from the UN, EU and WHO.

The Cannabis Commission Report has been authored by a group of the world’s leading drug policy analysts. The seminar’s first day saw these authors present their findings to the public, followed by further presentations on, and a wider discussion of the cannabis issue. The second day involved presentations on some of the high-level policy reports that would help inform policymakers in the build up to and during the UNGASS review. This was followed by a debate on the position Europe should take in this UNGASS review.

Seminar programme Day I

Seminar programme Day II

Abstracts and Bios Day I

Abstracts and Bios Day II

For more information on the Beckley Foundation Global Cannabis Commission, and to download the Cannabis Commission Report, please click here

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