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Entries by Allan Clear from 12/2008

Why Should You or Anyone Care About This Week's U.N. Anti-Drug Meeting?

| Posted 12.18.2008 | World

Are the collected nations going to sign on to yet another tour of duty with the War on Drugs? Or will this new Declaration finally shift the focus of international drug policy towards a human rights, public health-based approach?

Day One at the U.N. Drug Treatment Meeting -- Slightly More Interesting Than Predicted

| Posted 12.18.2008 | World

More than 200 people from around the globe have shown up for the first day of this drug treatment meeting at the United Nations Office on Drugs and ...

Vienna U.N. Drug Treatment Meeting Day Two: The Clockwork Orange Brainwashing Day

| Posted 12.19.2008 | Politics

Cross posted from from the Stop the Drug War Chronicle Blog (12/18/08) Ah, the Clockwork Orange brainwashing day. (For my preamble, click here. For c...

Harm Reduction and Allan's Diplomatic Faux Pas, on the Final Day of the U.N. Drug Treatment Conference, Vienna

| Posted 12.22.2008 | World

At last, my final day in Vienna attending the United Nations' "Technical Seminar on Drug Addiction Prevention and Treatment: From Research to Practice" conference.