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European Commission to fight “Designer” drugs

European Commission to fight “Designer” drugs

The European Commission today proposed to strengthen the European Union’s ability to respond to ‘legal highs’ – new psychoactive substances used as alternatives to illicit drugs such as cocaine and…

49th Munich Security Conference on Feb. 1-3

49th Munich Security Conference on Feb. 1-3

The 49th Munich Security Conference (MSC), to be held in the south German city on Feb. 1-3, would discuss such global hotspots issues as the situation in Mali, the Syria…

U.N. and Europe worried with heroin trafficking from Afganistan.

U.N. and Europe worried with heroin trafficking from Afganistan.

Last week (may 23rd) in Vienna, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) , European regional organizations  and  representatives of South-Eastern European Member States launched the 2012-2015 regional programme framework…

Why not decriminalize drug use. Norway and its 23 reasons not to legalize drugs use.

Why not decriminalize drug use. Norway and its 23 reasons not to legalize drugs use.

The following is stated in the investigation made by the Norwegian Narcotics Governmental Committee  which members, more than 100 consultative bodies, has made a public statement in late February. The…

United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs to open in Vienna next week.

United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs to open in Vienna next week.

Strengthening the drug programme of UNODC will be the focus of the fifty-fifth session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), which will meet in Vienna from 12 to 16…

How to design and implement public security policies. Former Uruguayan President in exclusive interview.

How to design and implement public security policies. Former Uruguayan President in exclusive interview.

According to former Uruguayan President Luis A. Lacalle de Herrera, a necessary overhaul of that nation’s security policy would entail proper enforcement and adaptation of its laws, prosecution for minor…

Holland in revearsal of drug tolerance policies, strong marijuana classified as cocaine and ecstasy.

Holland in revearsal of drug tolerance policies, strong marijuana classified as cocaine and ecstasy.

The Dutch government said Friday it would move to classify high-potency marijuana alongside hard drugs such as cocaine and ecstasy, the latest step in the country’s ongoing reversal of its…

Germany and France lead EU and will recapitalize banks in three steps. Changes in European Treaties will centralize economic policies.

Germany and France lead EU and will recapitalize banks in three steps. Changes in European Treaties will centralize economic policies.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday that Paris and Berlin were “determined to do what is necessary to recapitalize (them) to ensure the banks lending to the economy” during a…

Joe Parry says: In Intelligence Infographics ” a good sketch is better than a long speech”.

Joe Parry says: In Intelligence Infographics ” a good sketch is better than a long speech”.

How should we communicate the results of our analysis to decision-makers? How to visualize key information for decision makers?  The talk of Joe Parry argued that visualisations and infographics play…