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Drug Policy Coalition of Liberia-DCPL
Monrovia / Montserrado / Liberia
Description: The Drug Policy Coalition of Liberia-DPCL is a consortium of registered Civil Society Organizations in Liberia established by Alumnus of the West Africa Executive Course on Human Rights & Drug Policy supported by Open Society Initiative for West Africa, University of Ghana School of Law, and funded by the Open Society Foundation. Drug Policy Coalition of Liberia is a national umbrella organization and the lead campaigner for Drug Policy Reform in Liberia. DPCL comprises civil society organizations that are advocating and promoting drug policies that are evidencebased, data driven that take into account public health and human rights in Liberia.
Address: 1st Floor Old Sheila Cinema Building Carey Street 1000 Monrovia / Montserrado / Liberia Liberia
Services provided:
Advocacy
Research
Harm reduction
Prevention
Human rights
Services required:
Alternative development
Team:
National Coordinator
posted by Drug Policy Coalition of Liberia-DCPL on 2021-03-03 03:00:59
The primary goal of the event is provide a platform for national stakeholders to present current challenges and gaps in the current drug law to develop a single agenda for engagement for a national consultation to review and amendment of the current drug law. The overall objective of the project is to ensure that Liberia has a drug law is aligned with the Model Drug Law for West Africa and other internationally accepted drug policies.

The event specific objectives are three:

1. Provide a platform for stakeholders engagement

2. To increase coordination and information sharing among relevant state and non-state actors

3. To set the agenda for a comprehensive drug policy reform in Liberia

posted by Drug Policy Coalition of Liberia-DCPL on 2021-02-14 17:00:05
We all know disasters happen, whether it be natural disasters or global pandemics, but usually, they don’t hit so close to home for most of us and hence, with Liberia recording its First Corona Virus case on March 15, 2020; the Drug Policy Coalition of Liberia and partners have thereof developed the Liberia Ghettos Outreach Initiative-LGOI aimed at provide support for disadvantaged young people who are substance users living in ghettos/ streets across Liberia.

The program seeks to provide temporary feeding, increase advocacy especially for females substance users against SGBV and unwarranted brutality against substance users by state security officers, enhance psychosocial counselling and support for substance users in Liberia during this COVID-19 and beyond.

posted by Drug Policy Coalition of Liberia-DCPL on 2021-02-09 11:21:25
Road Map to Drug Policy in Liberia; National Stakeholders Roundtable
from 2021-03-26 10:00:00 to 2021-04-01 16:59:00
The Drug Policy Coalition of Liberia and partners will organize a one (1) day National Stakeholder Engagement Roundtable with key institutions including the National Legislature to identify current challenges, develop concrete actions point, and recommendation to ensure that the current Liberian Drug Law is reviewed and amended to address the issue of evidence base drug prevention, treatment and rehabilitation for substance users in Liberia.
posted by Drug Policy Coalition of Liberia-DCPL on 2020-11-09 17:24:35
POLICY BRIEF:

COVID-19 and the Need

for Action on Substance

Abuse in Liberia

posted by Drug Policy Coalition of Liberia-DCPL on 2020-11-09 17:21:27
Road Map to Drug Policy Reform in Liberia
from 2021-01-22 00:00:00 to 2021-02-10 23:59:00
The Drug Policy Coalition of Liberia and partners will organize a one (1) day National Stakeholder Roundtable with key institutions including the National Legislature, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Gender, Children & Social Protection, Liberia Immigration Service, Liberia National Police and CSOs to identify current challenges, develop concrete actions point, and recommendation to ensure that the current Liberian Drug Law is review and amended to address the issue of evidence base drug prevention, treatment and rehabilitation for substance users in Liberia.
posted by Drug Policy Coalition of Liberia-DCPL on 2020-11-09 16:53:54
Drug Policy Coalition of Liberia-DCPL