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Encyclopedia > Cindy Fazey

Cindy Fazey is a Criminology is a sub-field of sociology dealing with matters related to crime and criminal behavior. It includes fields such as crime statistics, criminal psychology, forensic science, law enforcement, and detective methods. Naturally, criminology must take into account that the definition of crime varies according to the cultural mores and... criminologist and former Chief of Demand Reduction for the The United Nations International Drug Control Programme (UNDCP) and the United Nations Centre for International Crime Prevention (CICP) are part of the United Nations Office for Drug Control & Crime Prevention (ODCCP). The ODCCP was established to enable the UN to focus and enhance its capacity to address the interrelated... United Nations Drug Control Programme. She has been Professor of International Drug Policy at the The University of Liverpool is a university in the city of Liverpool in the United Kingdom. The university was established in 1881 as University College Liverpool. In 1884, it became part of the federal Victoria University. Following a Royal Charter and Act of Parliament in 1903, it became an independent... University of Liverpool since 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. Events January January 1998 - A massive ice storm, caused by El Niño, strikes New England, southern Ontario and Quebec, resulting in widespread power failures, severe damage to... 1998. Fazey has spoken in the past of "the complete failure of national and international drugs policies"[1]  (http://www.guild-of-st-raphael.org.uk/substance_abuse.htm). She has also noted that the organization of the international drug control apparatus makes it difficult to reform the system[2]  (http://www.fuoriluogo.it/arretrati/2003/apr_17_en.htm). On February 24, 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. It was designated the: International Year of Rice (by the United Nations) International Year to Commemorate the Struggle against Slavery and its Abolition (by UNESCO) Elections were held in 73 countries during 2004. See a list of elections... 2004, Fazey gave a speech at the Perspective on Cannabis conference at Liverpool entitled Can you hear the grass growing? Cannabis and the repatriation of drug policy.


UN Declaration on the Guiding Principles of Demand Reduction

Fazey drafted the UN Declaration on the Guiding Principles of Demand Reduction that was approved by a United Nations General Assembly The United Nations General Assembly is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations. It is made up of all United Nations member states and meets in regular yearly sessions under a president elected from among the representatives. The first session was convened on... United Nations General Assembly Special Session in 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. Events January January 1998 - A massive ice storm, caused by El Niño, strikes New England, southern Ontario and Quebec, resulting in widespread power failures, severe damage to... 1998. The Declaration was carefully worded to allow Harm reduction is a set of policy beliefs, essentially stating that some people always have and always will perform activities, such as promiscuous sex or drug use that may cause them harm. Therefore, the best method of reducing the harm caused by risky activities should be adopted, rather than an... harm reduction measures, containing provisions such as "Demand reduction shall: (i) Aim at preventing the use of drugs and at reducing the adverse consequences of drug abuse" and "Demand reduction programmes should cover all areas of prevention from discouraging initial use to reducing the negative health and social consequences of drug abuse." According to Fazey, this could be interpreted to permit "exchange and distribution of needles and syringes, the prescription of heroin, injecting rooms and even on the spot testing of drugs like ecstasy."


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References

  • Bewley-Taylor, David R. and Fazey, Cindy S. J.: The Mechanics and Dynamics of the UN System for International Drug Control, Mar. 14, 2003.
  • Cindy Fazey @ Liverpool Sociology (http://www.liv.ac.uk/sspsw/staff/biogs/fazey.htm).
  • Fazey, Cindy: The UN Drug Policies and the Prospect for Change (http://www.fuoriluogo.it/arretrati/2003/apr_17_en.htm), Apr. 2003.
  • Substance Abuse (http://www.guild-of-st-raphael.org.uk/substance_abuse.htm), The Guild of St. Raphael.
  • UN divisions jeopardise chance for illegal drug-free world (http://www.liv.ac.uk/precinct/May2003/8.html), Precinct, The University of Liverpool, May 2003.

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Cindy Fazey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (211 words)
Cindy Fazey is a criminologist and former Chief of Demand Reduction for the United Nations Drug Control Programme.
Fazey has spoken in the past of "the complete failure of national and international drugs policies"[1].
Fazey, Cindy: The UN Drug Policies and the Prospect for Change, 17 April 2003.
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