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

Hosted by the LSE IDEAS

Old Theatre,


Dr John Collins

Dr Joanne Csete

Catalina Pérez Correa González

Javier Segredo


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. 

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