СO “100%Life” announced a network member of IDPC
On 6 November 2019 charitable organization “100%Life” was officially announced a member of International Drug Policy Consortium. This was made possible due to months of hard work on the international arena led by the advocacy team of СO “100%Life”
The International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC) is a global network of 192 NGOs that focus on issues related to drug production, trafficking and use. IDPC promotes objective and open debate on drug policies based on the principles of human rights protection, social inclusion and public health.
Sergii Dmytriiev, Policy and Advocacy Director at СO “100%Life”: “IDPC membership is an opportunity to introduce the best world practices in Ukraine. The liberalization of drug policy advocated by the Consortium is an effective mechanism that will improve both the public health climate in the country and the situation with the protection of the rights of drug users. “”
IDPC operates at national and international levels focusing its advocacy efforts on 5 key areas:
- development of drug policies through an objective assessment of priorities and evidence
- full compliance with international human rights law
- harm reduction policies
- social inclusion of marginalised group
- on open and constructive relationships with civil society.
IDPC aspires to introduce modern alternative to repressive drug policies and become a key driver of the move towards humane, evidence-based, effective and progressive responses to drugs.