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Submission to the UN Secretary-General on the question of a moratorium on the use of the death penalty.
Harm Reduction International welcomes the opportunity to comment on crucial issues and developments concerning the use of the death penalty; and urges the Secretary-General to continue prioritising this issue. We further reaffirm the call for a moratorium on the death penalty, as a step towards its definitive abolition worldwide.
This submission will provide information on developments that have taken place since 17 December 2018 on the question of the moratorium on the use of the death penalty and other issues included in resolution 73/175, with a focus on drug offences.