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Linking Cannabis and hemp policies to sustainable development and human rights
Description/achievement of initiative

The initiative consists in collaborative research between civil society organizations, researchers, and affected populations. It analyzes the interlinkages between sustainable development, human rights, environmental issues, and the various laws, policies, and practices related to the Cannabis sativa L. plant. Particular focus is placed on international law and the drug control system.

Implementation methodologies

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

FAAAT (France / faaat.net), DRCNet Foundation (USA / stopthedrugwar.org), OECCC (Spain / observatoriocannabis.com), Czech Hemp Cluster (Czech republic / www.czechemp.cz), Fields of Green for All (South Africa / ), European Industrial Hemp Association (Germany / eiha.org)
Progress reports
Goal 1
Goal 2
Goal 3
Goal 4
Goal 5
Goal 7
Goal 8
Goal 9
Goal 10
Goal 11
Goal 12
Goal 13
Goal 15
Goal 16
Goal 17
2019
A comprehensive analysis of the relations between Cannabis and Hemp, Cannabis policies, the operational recommendations of the United Nations General Assembly Special Session dedicated to the world drug problem (2016), and the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable development
2019
Contribution to the High Level Segment of the 63rd Commission on Narcotic Drugs
2021
Updated, action-oriented policy toolkit: Sustainable Cannabis Policy Toolkit (open access publication)
2021
Updated, action-oriented policy toolkit: Sustainable Cannabis Policy Toolkit translated in Spanish (open access publication)
2021
Updated, action-oriented policy toolkit: Sustainable Cannabis Policy Toolkit translated in Czech (open access publication)
March 2017
A comprehensive and open-ended analysis of the operationnal recommendations of the United Nations' Special Session of the General Assembly dedicated to the world drug problem, held in April 2016.
March 2018
A comprehensive, inclusive and modern frame of discussion set for the preparation of the new United Nations Political declaration and Plan of Action on the world drug issue, to be held in March 2019.
March 2019
A reorientation of the new United Nations Political declaration and Plan of Action on the world drug issue, towards an systematic presence of Human Rights principles and obligations for the States, and a mainstreaming of sustainable development, with an articulation with the 2030 Agenda.
March 2020
A comprehensive and open-ended analysis of the operationnal recommendations of the United Nations' Special Session of the General Assembly dedicated to the world drug problem, held in April 2016.
Staff / Technical expertise
Regular presence and partnerships within civil society stakeholders
Other, please specify
Sensibilisation of general population and involvement of broader crowd support.

Basic information
Time-frame: April 2016 - June 2025
Partners
FAAAT (France / faaat.net), DRCNet Foundation (USA / stopthedrugwar.org), OECCC (Spain / observatoriocannabis.com), Czech Hemp Cluster (Czech republic / www.czechemp.cz), Fields of Green for All (South Africa / ), European Industrial Hemp Association (Germany / eiha.org)
Countries
Contact information
Kenzi Riboulet Zemouli, President, kenzi@faaat.net
United Nations