The Denver Sessions

Watch some great sessions on video, recorded at the International Drug Policy Reform Conference in Denver, Colorado.

International Innovations in Drug Policy 
A session about drug policy reform innovations from around the world – and a discussion of what impact they may have in the United States. This session was filmed at the International Drug Policy Reform Conference in Denver, Colorado, 2013.



Zombies, Mad Scientists, and Legal Highs: Harm Reduction with Emerging Drugs

What do we know about “new” and “emerging” drugs and how do we know it? When it comes to these drugs – some of which have been around for many years – how do we separate the science from the media panic?



From Victims to Advocates: Parents Against the Drug War

The failed war on drugs has led to millions of lives destroyed and families broken as a result of harsh prison sentences, prohibition-related violence, or preventable drug overdoses. What is the experience of mothers and fathers who have lost (or been forcibly separated from) their sons or daughters thanks to the war on drugs?



Latin America's Innovative Proposals For Reform 

Media headlines continue to focus on Latin America, as its drug war carnage grows and its reform initiatives gather momentum. In what ways is Latin America leading the way on drug policy reform, and in what ways is it lagging behind?

With English overdub                                                                      Original spanish version


 
Can You Hear Me Now? Speaking the Language of Reform to Faith Leaders
Drug use and criminal conduct are often labeled as moral failures – yet similarly, mass incarceration and the drug war can also be considered immoral and unethical. What role can faith leaders play in organizing and mobilizing their congregations to end the drug war? 



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Breaking Down the Vienna Consensus on Drugs

The consensus behind global drug prohibition is fading - watch the new video we filmed at the high level UN meeting in Vienna and find out why!

Presentations of the Best Fundraising Practices for NGOs in Central and Eastern Europe Meeting

You can watch all the videos of the presentations at the meeting, that was held in Budapest, 29-31 October 2012.

They harrass the homeless people! - an HCLU video

After briefly reviewing how homelessness got pronounced as an offence, we are kindly asking you to send a letter to the minister of interior Sándor Pintér and rapporteur on homelessness, Máté Kocsis about that homeless people are not criminals. If you have time and would like to help somehow else, we can recommend you other opportunities, too.