Andrey Rylkov Foundation
for Health and Social Justice
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ARF Advocacy:  ARF international advocacy


March 9th, 2017

AFEW International, Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, Andrey Rylkov Foundation, IDPC invite you to the side event within the annual meeting of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs to take place on Friday, 17 March 2017 in Vienna.


February 28th, 2017

Anya Sarang, the President of the Andrey Rylkov Foundation, presented to CESCR the Shadow Report in relation to the review of the 6th Periodic Report of the Russian Federation


January 24th, 2017

On 17th of January, 2017, the Shadow Report in relation to the review of the 6th Periodic Report of the Russian Federation (E/C.12/RUS/6) was submitted on behalf of the Russian Public Mechanism for Monitoring of Drug Policy Reform to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR).


April 9th, 2016

ARF, CALN and a number of their partner organizations approached UNAIDS as a co-organizer of EECAAC 2016 asking to share its for mitigating the obvious negative human rights and health consequences of Russia’s non-evidence-based and harmful approach to responding to the epidemic at both the country and regional levels.


March 15th, 2016

In anticipation of UNGASS 2016, Russia is creating international alliances to promote its vision of drug demand and drug supply reduction. Countries that Russia approaches for participating in these or similar “common positions” should be aware of Russia’s outdated, ineffective, unscientific, and repressive drug policy.


February 2nd, 2016

The submission is written jointly by Harm Reduction International, Eurasian Harm Reduction Network, Andrey Rylkov Foundation for Health and Social Justice and the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network.


October 18th, 2015

In Russia, discriminatory drug policies and their practical applications continue to fuel the spread of HIV by targeting those least able to defend themselves. And we say NO to Russian drug policy. Read more about why and how...


June 19th, 2015

In May 2015 members of the Russian Civil Society Mechanism for Monitoring of Drug Policy Reforms in Russia, with technical assistance of the Andrey Rylkov Foundation drafted and submitted to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights a paper named "Russian Drug Policy as a Distorting Reflection of the UN Drug Conventions: Stigmatizing Language, Overreliance on Punitive Restrictions, Indifference to Human Rights, and Obliteration of Science".


April 2nd, 2015

UN Human Rights Committee came up with a recommendations to Russia concerning systematic tortures of drug users in custody