How can people who use drugs use it effectively? The Global Funds Complaints Mechanism is a tool that people who use drugs can utilise when reporting issues of corruption, fraud, human rights violations, mismanagement, and misuse of Global Fund funding to ensure that they are… Read More »Global Funds Complaints Mechanism
“Everything collapses in front of your eyes. Yet you are still here, standing strong. You have food to eat and a bed to sleep. It is a miracle”. For Ukraine, 2022 has been a year about fighting back against the full-scale invasion by Russia launched… Read More »The Will to Live and to Win: people who use drugs fighting for their lives in Ukraine.
Friday 17 March: Vienna Join INPUD (International Network of People Who Use Drugs) for the launch of our ground-breaking report, “Pandemic Preparedness and Response: Voices of People who use Drugs”. This report gives a global perspective on the experiences of people who use drugs from… Read More »How People Who Use Drugs Are Helping Shape the Pandemic Treaty
Friday – 17 March, Vienna: INPUD https://inpud.net/ will launch a ground-breaking report titled “Pandemic Preparedness and Response: Voices of People who use Drugs” at the 66th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND66). The report highlights, our experiences as people who use drugs from… Read More »Witnesses to the Pandemic: How People Who Use Drugs are Shaping the Pandemic Treaty
Below are the submissions from women around the world for the INWUD Narcofeminism Blog Competition. Natalie Jacobs https://inpud.net/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/Natalie-Jacobs-My-life-journey-as-a-woman-who-use-drugs-.pdf Charne Roberts https://inpud.net/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/Charne-Roberts-The-Great-Escape-.pdf Kimmi de Prado https://inpud.net/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/Kimmi-del-Prado-Dont-Panic-Were-All-Just-Looking-For-Something-To-Fill-the-Void.pdf Marina Andrea https://inpud.net/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/Magic-green-medicine-Marina-Andrea-1.pdf Rita https://inpud.net/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/MY-CASE-STORY-rita.pdf Sania Zehra https://inpud.net/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/Accepting-vulnerabilities-–-breaking-free-of-emulated-standards-that-demarcate-us-Sania-Zehra.pdf Anonymous https://inpud.net/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/Dont-Panic-Were-All-Just-Looking-For-Something-To-Fill-the-Void-Copy.pdf Anonymous https://inpud.net/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/INWUD-submission-on-Narcofeminism-anonymous-1.pdf
People who use drugs must be involved and influence decisions made at each stage of the grant life cycle. Too often people who use drugs are silenced in Global Fund processes. To ensure that our voices are listened to and heard, and our needs met,… Read More »How to plan your engagement – Global Fund Grant Cycle 7
Harm reduction refers to policies, programmes and practices that minimise negative health, social and legal impacts of drug use and drug laws and policies. Harm reduction approaches focus on supporting positive change without requiring that people stop using drugs. The Global Fund notes, in its… Read More »Stronger support on harm reduction and human rights – Global Fund Grant Cycle 7
INPUD announces new chair for Board of Directors and other appointments INPUD would like to announce the appointment of its new Board Chair, Anton Basenko. Anton joins a strong Executive Committee with Louise Vincent as Vice Chair and Hassan Turaif as Treasurer. We look forward… Read More »New Board Chair and other appointments
Technical Briefs useful for planning for Global Fund Grant Cycle 7 in one place INPUD, has compiled a list of useful technical briefs for those planning for the grant cycle 7 for the Global Fund. These documents are in the process of being translated.
On the 28-29 November INPUD’s Programme Manager Gayane Arustamyan attended the Regional Forum “Implementation of the Global Fund’s Community Engagement Technical Assistance (CE TA) Program in the EECA region in 2021-2022: Lessons learned and way forward”. Our technical support for our networks has seen them… Read More »Programming and technical support