Latin American and Caribbean Network of People Who Use Drugs (LANPUD)

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Drugs
Address: 3557 Route du Platau d’Andey,
74130 Bonneville
Country: France
Region: Europe
Website: http://www.lanpud.net
UN Languages: English, French, Spanish
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Areas:
  • HIV/Aids
  • Education
  • Research
  • Training

  • Other:'Human rights'
Short description:
Mission:
Their mission is to promote and protect the human rights and right to participation of people who use drugs across Latin America and the Caribbean.
Main activities:
The Latin-American and Caribbean Network of People who Use Drugs (LANPUD) was founded on October 2012 in Salvador de Bahía (Brazil) with the participation of 7 (Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Costa Rica and Peru) of the 52 geographic territories that make up the LAC Region.
Main achievements:
It has since then, expanded to include Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and Santa Lucía. It is a network made up of people who use drugs the great majority of whom are members of organizations active in the field of drugs through drug-reform advocacy as well as services for ISPs and health, environmental and human rights defense.


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