The Beckley Foundation Drug Policy Programme : Consortium

The International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC, www.idpc.info)is a global network of 24 national and international NGOs thatspecialize in issues related to illegal drug use. The Consortiumaims to promote objective and open debate on the effectiveness,direction and content of drug policies at national and internationallevel, and supports evidence-based policies that are effectivein reducing drug-related harm. It disseminates the reports of itsmember organizations about particular drug-related matters as wellas offers expert consultancy services to policymakers and officialsaround the world. These activities are supported by the expertiseof the Consortium members:
International Drug Policy Consortium – 5 Policy Principles.
This short paper summarises the five fundamental principles for effective drug policies that have been developed and agreed by IDPC members through research, analysis, and debate over the last two years. They represent a set of practical high order principles that can be used to guide national and international debates and will be used as the basis of advocacy by the IDPC in the coming months and years.
International Drug Policy Consortium – 5 Policy Principles.
International Drug Policy Consortium – 5 Policy Principles. Spanish translation.
International Drug Policy Consortium – 5 Policy Principles. French translation.
The International Drug Policy Consortium plans for 2007 to continue our analysis and reporting on key policy issues, and strengthen our lines of communication with governments and international agencies, with a growing focus on the preparations for the 2008 United Nations review of progress in global drug policy.
IDPC Activity Plans for 2007.
IDPC Activity Plans for 2007. Spanish translation.
If you are part of a national or international NGO and are interested in joining the Consortium,please contact [email protected]


This section provides a secure area through which members of theThe consortium can conduct their discussions. It is only accessibleto named Consortium members.
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