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UNSC BP Question #1

Taking the case studies as examples, what would a world where drugs are completely legalized look like?


This question must be answered by October 9th, 23:59pm (GMT-5 / Lima Time).

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UNSC BP Question #2

Considering the close relationship between terrorist movements in South America and drug trafficking, and taking into account the concepts exposed in the Study Guide, is drug trafficking extrinsic or

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sebastian lopez
sebastian lopez
Oct 10, 2023

“Drug abuse is not a disease, it is a decision, like the decision to jump out of a moving car. "I wouldn't call it an illness, but rather an error in judgment." -Philip Kindred

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, taking into consideration the three Studied cases, envisions a hypothetical world where drugs are completely legalized. The United Kingdom is really concerned about this hypothetical situation because we are facing similar situations as the United States against drugs.

Drugs in the USA have affected young people, killing them, or turning them into addicts who don't have any control of themselves. Also, drugs have created a strong red of crime, which have been fomenting chaos in the cities…

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Valeria Lucia Ugarte Giacchetti
Valeria Lucia Ugarte Giacchetti
Oct 10, 2023

Taking into account the case studies of the United States of America, Portugal and the Netherlands, France approaches a weary prospect of what a world with legalized drugs would look like. The era of globalization has facilitated the cross-border flow of drugs, creating a complex web that challenges international efforts. According to the France Drug Report, over 18 million people in our nation have experimented with drugs, with heroin contributing to a 33% of deaths in 2020 alone. Confronted with such stark national data, envisioning a world where drugs have a role in it is an unsettling proposition. Anticipating consequences that include drug-related crimes, escalating rates of overdoses, and an alarming increase in child usage spiraling into ‘frenzee’. The consequent…


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Ren4to
Ren4to
Oct 10, 2023

The ​Republic of Ghana recognizes the potential outcomes of partial or full drug legalization. Using the case of the ​USA as an example, complete prohibition of drugs requires a significant investment in enforcing legislation. However, it also leads to a high number of drug-related murders due to illegal involvement. This suggests that a complete prohibition may not be a completely peaceful and viable solution for other countries.


Analyzing other cases like ​Portugal and the ​Netherlands, we can see that complete or partial legalization can lead to a more effective response in reducing drug-related crime rates.


Answering the main question based on the cases mentioned, a world where drugs are accepted at the same level as alcohol and tobacco would continue…


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Vasco Antonio MAZA CHARA
Vasco Antonio MAZA CHARA
Oct 10, 2023

The Republic of Gabon is against the legalization of any soft, common or hard drug. We as a country are suffering from countless drugs, like Cannabis, Tramadol, Hachis, Kobolo, etc. The Global Organized Crime Index (s.f.) states that “Cannabis is the most commonly used drug in Gabon and is brought into the country primarily from Cameroon. The domestic cannabis trade is linked to production in neighbouring countries, with the herb and resin transiting the country. Gabon is primarily a destination country for synthetic drugs. As in other Central African countries, there are reports of widespread use of Tramadol. Mostly, opioids from India transit through Nigeria and then Cameroon to reach Gabon” and not to add to the fact that the…


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Nicole Lamounier maia
Nicole Lamounier maia
Oct 10, 2023

What would the world look like with the legalization of all drugs?

The Portuguese Republic has a firm belief that if the world allowed drugs to become completely legalized, there would be an immediate and recognizable effect on the health of individuals if countries did not have the proper healthcare systems to be capable of treating drug-affected individuals. Due to this, the Portuguese Republic has implemented the “Commission Dissuasion of Drug Addiction” commission which aims to cure, educate, and reform these individuals who are suffering from drug-related addictions. This is because the Portuguese Republic firmly believes that the real danger posed by these drugs is in the health department, as we have decriminalized drugs since 2001. The impacts of this…


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