Achievements in 2014

Achievements in 2014

  • CUT takes part in the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, making a presentation on the Harmonisation of Public Health and Public Safety in a Politically Conservative Environment.
  • CUT takes part in the international Support Don’t Punish Campaign ( organised in about 100 cities across the world in 2014) for the second time, and launches 2 mini-video on the stigmatisation of people who use drugs. A symbolic picture is also taken with 150 people in front of a prison in view of promoting debate on ineffective drug policies in Mauritius, and media coverage gained through this initiative gives the opportunity to talk about drug policy reform in Mauritius.
  • CUT takes part in the 57th session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs in Vienna as part of the of civil society delegation, and its Coordinator is also selected to represent the African Civil Society organisations on a dialogue platform with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), platform that meets once or twice a year.
  • CUT, through its Coordinator, is selected to be on the Strategy Sub-Committee of the International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC), which is an international network promoting objective and open debate on drug policy.
  • CUT carries out an evaluation of the Senegalese Harm Reduction Proposal of the ANCS (Agence Nationale Contre le Sida) with the International HIV/Aids Alliance, and submits recommendations for a Westerm African regional Harm Reduction project led by Senegalese civil society.