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Towards shared responsibility? The United States, Latin America and the drug trade

Kamminga, Jorrit (2011) Towards shared responsibility? The United States, Latin America and the drug trade. International Affairs at LSE (13 Mar 2011). Website.

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In 1998, the member states of the United Nations committed to the objective of achieving by 2008 “significant and measurable results in the field of demand reduction” and to make “real progress in eliminating or reducing significantly crops of opium poppy, coca and cannabis”. One of the central principles underpinning those joint efforts and the commitment of the international community was shared responsibility, the moral obligation that countries with high levels of drug consumption (consumer countries) should assist countries with high levels of drug production (the traditional supplier or producer countries).

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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
J Political Science > JL Political institutions (America except United States)
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Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2017 09:29
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2021 23:21

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