Prague Urban Drug Policies in the Globalised World conference

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Prague Urban Drug Policies in the Globalised World conference

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Urban centres at risk: Prague declaration to merge public health and safety in drug policy

Press release, 30th September 2010.

Urban centres at risk: Prague declaration to merge public health and safety in drug policy

Public health and public safety concerns regarding drugs are not mutually exclusive. Drug policies must be less politically charged and more pragmatically driven. The Prague Declaration calls for greater participation of urban leaders in forming drug policy. Christine Köhler-Azara, representing the City of Berlin, and Pavel Bem, the Mayor of the City of Prague, have signed the Prague Decla..

From the conference speaches ...

(Quotes in English and Czech)"

From the conference speaches ...

Samuel Friedman, National Drug Research Institute, U.S. Samuel Friedman, výzkumník, Národní centrum drogového výzkumu, USA „I would recommend to all the policemen, state attorneys and judges who are sending drug users to prison that they spend there at least a week or two as a mandatory part of their jobs.“ „Všem státním zástupcům, soudcům a politikům, kteří posílají za užívání drog do..

Only those who dare to go too far can find out how far one can go.

Pavel Bem, M.D.

Only those who dare to go too far can find out how far one can go.

“Only those who dare to go too far can find out how far one can go.” Looking back a few decades, how else can we try to evaluate our efforts to establish reasonable and, so to speak, cost-effective strategies and programmes to tackle the problems ensuing from the use of psychoactive substances? For me, the words of the American poet and playwright T. S. Eliot have become a paradigm which I do..

Press Release: Urban drug policies should be stages of consensual actions, not battlefields

In 1987, the United Nations declared 26 June as the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. United Nations International Treaties define the borders for drug policies – also on a local level. The conference on ‘Urban drug policies in the globalised world’ is opening a pragmatic dialogue among those influencing and implementing drug policies in European and non-European cities.

Press Release: Urban drug policies should be stages of consensual actions, not battlefields

The common objective of the participants in the conference ‘Urban drug policy in the globalised world’ is to draft and agree on the Prague Declaration on the principles of efficient urban drug policies. The Prague Declaration should define, in a consensual, pragmatic, understandable, and non-partisan way, the basic principles of policies that are aware of the fact that in the recent reality, ..