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After the Drug Wars: report of the LSE Expert Group on the Economics of Drug Policy

LSE IDEAS public lecture

Date: Monday 15 February 2016
Time:  6.30-8pm
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speakers:  Dr John Collins, Dr Joanne Csete, Catalina Pérez Correa González, Javier Segredo
Chair: Professor Danny Quah

As the UN meets to form the UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs in 2016 many member states are examining how to roll back the war on drugs and institute new policies. The LSE Expert Group on the Economics of Drug Policy will provide a new framework for global drug control efforts, grounded in public health, sustainable development and human rights.

John Collins is Executive Director of the International Drug Policy Project (IDPP).

Joanne Csete is an Adjunct Professor of Public Health at Columbia University.

Catalina Pérez Correa González (@cataperezcorrea) is Professor and Researcher in Legal Studies Division at CIDE (Mexico).

Javier Segredo is the Regional Democratic Governance and Citizen Security Advisor at the UN Development Programme.

Professor Danny Quah (@DannyQuah) is Director of the Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre.

LSE IDEAS (@LSEIDEAS) is a foreign policy think-tank within LSE's Institute for Global Affairs. 

Update Thursday 11 February 4.41pm: Due to unforeseen circumstances Dr Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch is no longer a speaker at this event.

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