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Profile of registrant

Transform Drug Policy Foundation

Identification number in the register: 77147007797-57
Registration date: 20/01/12 17:26:52

The information on this organisation was last modified on 21/01/14 11:33:52
The date of the last annual update was 21/01/14 11:33:52


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Transform Drug Policy Foundation
Acronym: TDPF
Legal status: UK registered charity
Website address: http://www.tdpf.org.uk

Sections

Section: IV - Think tanks, research and academic institutions
and more precisely: Think tanks and research institutions

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Ms  Caroline Pringle
Position: Chief Executive

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Martin Powell
Position: Head of Campaigns and Communications

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 9-10 King Street 
Bristol BS1 4EQ
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone number: (+44) 117 325 0295
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Our Mission:

To end the War on Drugs and establish effective and humane systems of drug regulation.

Our Activities:

- Carry out research, policy analysis and innovative policy development
- Challenge government to demonstrate rational, fact-based evidence to support its policies and expenditure
Promote alternative, evidence-based policies to parliamentarians, government and government agencies
- Advise non-governmental organisations whose work is affected by drugs in developing drug policies appropriate to their own mission and objectives
- Provide an informed, rational and clear voice in the public and media debate on UK and international drug policy

Our Vision:

- Social justice: restoration of human rights and dignity to the marginalised and disadvantaged, and regeneration of deprived neighbourhoods
- Reduced social costs: an end to the largest cause of acquisitive crime and street prostitution, and consequent falls in the non-violent prison population
- Reduced serious crime: dramatic curtailment of opportunities and incentives for organised and violent crime
- Public finances: the financial benefits of discontinued drug enforcement expenditure and the taxation of regulated drugs
- Public health: creation of an environment in which drug use can be managed and drug users can lead healthier lives
- Ethics: adherence to ethical standards and principles, including fair trade, in the manufacture, supply and distribution of drugs
- Reduced war and conflict: an end to the illegal drug trade's contribution to conflict and political instability in producer and transit countries
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 7
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

Activities

Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:


Our Mission:

To end the War on Drugs and establish effective and humane systems of drug regulation.

Our Activities:

- Carry out research, policy analysis and innovative policy development
- Challenge government to demonstrate rational, fact-based evidence to support its policies and expenditure
Promote alternative, evidence-based policies to parliamentarians, government and government agencies
- Advise non-governmental organisations whose work is affected by drugs in developing drug policies appropriate to their own mission and objectives
- Provide an informed, rational and clear voice in the public and media debate on UK and international drug policy

Our Vision:

- Social justice: restoration of human rights and dignity to the marginalised and disadvantaged, and regeneration of deprived neighbourhoods
- Reduced social costs: an end to the largest cause of acquisitive crime and street prostitution, and consequent falls in the non-violent prison population
- Reduced serious crime: dramatic curtailment of opportunities and incentives for organised and violent crime
- Public finances: the financial benefits of discontinued drug enforcement expenditure and the taxation of regulated drugs
- Public health: creation of an environment in which drug use can be managed and drug users can lead healthier lives
- Ethics: adherence to ethical standards and principles, including fair trade, in the manufacture, supply and distribution of drugs
- Reduced war and conflict: an end to the illegal drug trade's contribution to conflict and political instability in producer and transit countries

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Development

Structure

Total number of members that are natural persons: 7
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):
  • UNITED KINGDOM

Complementary information:

Networking

Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.




Transform Drug Policy Foundation has ECOSOC special consultative status at the United Nations; is a member of the International Drug Policy Consortium; and is a member of The War on Drugs: Count the Costs initiative

Financial data

Financial year: 04/2012 - 04/2013
Total budget: 276,326
of which public financing: 0
- from European sources:
- Procurement: 0
- Grants: 0
- from national sources: 0
- from local/regional sources: 0
from other sources: 276,326
- donations: 276,326
- contributions from members: 0
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:


Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.