21st July 2015

The problem is not people who use drugs; the problem is the war on drugs

There are around 183,000 drug-related deaths a year.[1] Yet instead of the war on drugs being apportioned blame for the wanton damage it wreaks on so many lives, drugs and the people who use them continue to be scapegoated as the ‘problem’.

Less than a month ago, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)’s International Day... Read More

June 2015

Please find attached a Job Description and Person Specification advertising a new part-time post of Finance Officer for the International Network of People who Use Drugs (INPUD).  The post of Finance Officer is based at the INPUD Secretariat Office, London, United Kingdom.

Applications should be in writing and applicants must address all criteria and provide evidence of your skills and experience within each criteria or your... Read More

May 2015

Please find attached a Job Description advertising a full-time post for the position of Women’s Policy Officer for the International Network of People who Use Drugs (INPUD). The holder of the post of Women’s Policy Officer will ideally be based in the INPUD Secretariat office in London, United Kingdom, or in exceptional cases in the office of a recognised drug user led organisation.


Applications should be in writing and... Read More


Look ahead: 18-21 October 2015

Harm Reduction International and the Malaysian AIDS Council have announced that the 24th International Harm Reduction Conference will be held in Kuala Lumpur from 18 to 21 October 2015. The announcement was made 5th November 2014 in Kuala Lumpur at the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the two organisations.

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11 March 2015 (08:30-09:30 CET)

The situation in Indonesia is growing ever more acute with more executions imminent.

Following on from our Open Letter calling for an end to the state sanctioned murders in Indonesia (still open for signing) INPUD will be holding a Vigil outside the Commission on Narcotic Drugs along with Women's Harm Reduction... Read More

11 March 2015 (13:15-14:45 CET)

The role of peer led organisations of people who inject drugs in the HIV response.

Location: Mozart Room, Vienna International Centre, VIC Restaurant, Ground Floor, F Building, Vienna, Austria

Marcel de Kort PhD (Senior Advisor Health and AIDS Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Netherlands)
Dr Eliot Ross Albers (Executive Director, International Network of People who... Read More

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