In collaboration with the Open Society Foundation’s Global Drug Policy Program, the CEU School of Public Policy organized a debate devoted to complex and interdisciplinary issues raised by illicit drugs and global and national policy responses to drugs.The debate, opened by George Soros and moderated by Balazs Denes, focused on what some see as incompatible objectives of national drug policy – ensuring public health and conducting effective policing. Watch our uncut video of the debate!
George Soros, CEU’s Founder and Honorary Chairman of the Board of Trustees
Dr Michel Kazatchkine, Member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy, former Executive Director of the Global Fund and currently UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch, Director of the Global Drug Policy Program at Open Society Foundations, formerly head of the International Harm Reduction Program of OSF
Roger Flury, Federal Criminal Police of Switzerland, Police Liaison Officer for the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia at the Embassy of Switzerland – Prague
Balázs Dénes, Executive Director, Hungarian Civil Liberties Union
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