Andrey Rylkov Foundation
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October 16th, 2017

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has recommended that Russia change its punitive policy approach within 18 months and consider decriminalizing drugs for personal consumption.


September 6th, 2017

We would like to share with you the feedback of the picket participants, as well as the photos of our action.


August 31st, 2017

On August 31 activists will hold a series of one-person pickets in Moscow to draw the attention of the state and society to the issue of drugs overdose and possible ways to solve it.


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).


October 18th, 2016

Court declared the Rospotrebnadzor's decision to ban the presence of an HIV-positive citizen of Tajikistan in Russia as illegal


October 18th, 2016

The Moscow City Court affirmed the decision of Horoshevsky District Court from August 30 and has refused the Ministry of Justice request to lay charges against Andrey Rylkov Foundation.


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 Countries that Russia approaches for participating in these or similar “common positions” should be aware of Russia’s outdated, ineffective, unscientific, and repressive drug policy.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 8th, 2016

UNIADS Executive Director finally responded to the open letter from civil society organizations which was sent in advance to the 5th Eastern Europe and Central Asia AIDS Conference to take place in Moscow in March 2015.


January 30th, 2016

Harm Reduction International has examined the draft UNGASS outcome document and has serious concerns surrounding the harm reduction/HIV language that we want to bring to your attention.