The UN analyses the human rights impact of drug policies ahead the UNGASS 2016
On March 27, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) approved by consensus a resolution that convenes a panel of experts to discuss drug policies and their rights impact.30 Mar 2015
On March 27, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) took a fundamental step toward ensuring that a human rights perspective is present at the Special Session of the UN General Assembly on the World Drug Problem (UNGASS), to be held in April 2016.
The Council approved by consensus a resolution—co-sponsored by 47 countries from Europe, Latin America, Asia, Africa and Oceania—that convenes a panel of experts to discuss drug policies and their rights impact. It also requests that the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights produce a technical report on this issue.
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