July 2023 In 2016, INPUD commissioned a project that used in-depth, qualitative interviews with twenty peer drug user activists and harm reduction specialists from a range of different countries to develop a comprehensive set of seventeen key harm reduction interventions based on ‘best and worst… Read More »Harm Reduction Best and Worst Practice
The Legal Environment Scan is a drug user-led monitoring toolkit designed for community organisations and their partners to support people who use drugs in assessing their legal and policy environment, developing appropriate recommendations for law and policy reform to remove barriers to access to essential… Read More »Why using the Legal Environment Scan is important for people who use drugs.
2nd September, 2022 The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a United Nations human rights mechanism that monitors, analyses, and highlights human rights violations. In this mechanism, Member States undergo a review of their human rights record conducted by other States and civil society in four-to-five-year… Read More »Universal Periodic Review: How People who Use Drugs can Engage and Impact State Reviews
2 August, 2022 Media and social media are powerful tools for strengthening advocacy efforts among drug user-led organisations. Effective media advocacy can sway public opinion and influence decision makers, while social media can help with communications, building communities and inspiring action. However, due to an… Read More »Media and Social Media Advocacy Tip Sheet
2 August, 2022 Conducting advocacy in online environments is more important than ever. While this shift has brought certain advantages, it can also bring problems and limitations, especially for drug user organisations operating within spaces which are hostile to our community. With this in mind,… Read More »Digital High-Level Advocacy Tip Sheet
6th June, 2022 Русский Over the last several years the Kyrgyzstan organisation Asteria, led by women who use drugs, has been engaging in the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), with the support of INPUD. Asteria partnered with a coalition of NGOs… Read More »Women who Use Drugs in Kyrgyzstan: Experience of Writing and Working on a CEDAW Shadow Report
29 April, 2022 As a part of the Global Fund’s CRG Strategic Initiative, INPUD organized a Peer Technical Support Hub in April 2022 on the topic of the Global Fund Complaints Mechanism and how it works for communities. The webinar familiarises networks and communities of… Read More »Global Fund Complaints Mechanism: How can people who use drugs use it effectively?
29 April, 20222:30pm London Time As a part of the Global Fund’s CRG Strategic Initiative, INPUD is organizing a Peer Technical Support Hub on the topic of the GF Complaints Mechanism and how it works for the communities. Register for the webinar here: bit.ly/3xe7YwF The… Read More »Global Fund Complaints Mechanism: How can people who use drugs use it effectively?
12 April, 2022 Pусский | Español | Français Country Coordinating Mechanisms (CCMs) play a crucial role within the Global Fund model and have a potential to be transformative in ending AIDS, TB, and malaria. However, too often Global Fund programmes implemented at the national level and overseen by CCMs… Read More »Global Fund Country Coordinating Mechanism Evolution (CCM)