5th LEAHN Consultation on Police, drugs and harm reduction

18th October 2019, 08:30


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5th LEAHN Consultation: Law Enforcement, Drugs and Harm Reduction

Dates: Friday 18  8.30 till 2pm  and Saturday 19 October, 2019

Venue: Playfair Library Hall, Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, UK

The Law Enforcement and HIV Network regularly holds a Consultation together with the Law Enforcement and Public Health (LEPH) Conferences. These Consultations bring together police, health agencies, NGOs and affected communities to discuss and address critical issues confronting people who use drugs and police and others working in the area. The Consultations produce outputs which are useful for education, advocacy and policy development on these issues, and are run under Chatham House Rules.Pr

The 5thLEAHN Consultation will address, among other topics:

Pathways to decriminalization, and the police role

Responses to opioid overdoses, including drug consumption rooms and naloxone availability

Managing aggressive amphetamine-affected people

The police role in the HIV response: International AIDS Society police brief

Enquiries and more information: Nick Crofts nick.crofts@unimelb.edu.au5th LEAHN Consultation 


Friday 8.30 till 4 Saturday 8.30 till 5pm 

Speakers will include , we will announce others 

Kenny Macaskill  Ex Justice secretary for Scotland.

Neil Woods Law Enforcment Action Partnership 

r Rick Lines, Associate Professor of Criminology and Human Rights, Swansea University 

Palani Narayanan, Global Fund Against AIDS

Antonio da Silva, Chef of Police, Porto, Portugal

Norm Taylor, Program Director, CACP Executive Global Studies 

 DCI Stan Gilmour, Thames Valley Police,

Fiona Gilbertson : Recovering Justice 



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