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The EU is committed to a balanced, comprehensive and integrated policy on drugs. It prioritizes equally the health and wellbeing of the citizens and countering drug-related crime. It strives to provide World-wide alternatives for income in drugs-producing countries and to control the fastly appearing new substances and the abuse of Internet for trade and distribution of drugs.
On 26-27 March, EU High Representative Mogherini is in Uzbekistan to open the international Tashkent Conference on Afghanistan: "Peace process, security cooperation and regional connectivity". The conference brings together Afghanistan, the five Central Asian countries, the United Nations and other stakeholders to support peace-making efforts in the country, as well as local and regional development.
Spotlight on: EU work in the field of countering drugs trafficking and corruption
The abolition of the death penalty worldwide is one of the flagship objectives of the EU’s human rights policy. It features as one of the top priorities in the recently adopted Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy (2015-2019).
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