Bringing Development In: A Comprehensive Approach to Tackling Illicit Drug Production, Trade and Use

TPNS is working with Martin Drewry and Health Poverty Action to raise awareness on the need for development agencies to more actively engage with the issue of drug reform.  This event explores all the key reasons as to why the sector must begin to address the illicit drugs debate and impact on developing countries.

Wednesday 19 June 2013 14:00 to 17:00
LSE BOX, London

Following on from The Global Drug and Development Policy Roundup which took place earlier this year, Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is hosting a meeting of development and drug policy-makers and experts to explore the key issues raised and consider ways in which the international development community can contribute more effectively to tackling illicit drug production, trade and use.

Panellists will reflect on issues arising from the Roundup and the accompanying Briefing paper.


  • Markus Schultze-Kraft, Research Fellow, IDS; Co-Chair Global Drug and Development Policy Roundup
  • Martin Drewry, Director, Health Poverty Action
  • Eric Gutierrez, Senior Adviser, Accountable Governance, Christian Aid

Please RSVP to Julia Gorricho ( to secure your place

This event is supported by the Open Society Foundations Global Drug Policy Program.