The Global Initiative For Drug Policy Reform

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Complete List of Signatories:

 

 President Juan Manuel Santos 
 President of the Republic of Colombia

 

 President Fernando H. Cardoso  
 Former President of Brazil

 

 President Lech Wałęsa  
 Former President of Poland, Nobel Prize winner.

 

 Professor Noam Chomsky  
 Professor of Linguistics and Philosophy at MIT

 

 Bernardo Bertolucci   
 Film Director

 

 Mario Vargas Llosa  
 Writer, Nobel Prize winner

 

 Thorvald Stoltenberg  
 Former Minister of Foreign Affairs (Norway) and UN High Commissioner for Refugees

 

 Michel Kazatchkine
 United Nations Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS

 

 Professor Sir Anthony Leggett  
 Physicist, Nobel Prize winner

 

 Javier Solana, KOGF, KCMG  
 Former EU High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy

 

 Wisława Szymborska  
 Poet, Nobel Prize winner

 

 Professor John Polanyi  
 Chemist, Nobel Prize winner

 

 Professor Thomas C. Schelling  
 Economist, Nobel Prize winner

 

 Professor Lord Piot 
 Former UN Under Secretary-General

 

 Professor Colin Blakemore
 Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Oxford and University of Warwick

 

 Professor Sir Ian Gilmore  
 Former President of the Royal College of Physicians

 

 Dr. Julian Huppert, MP  
 Vice-Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Drug Policy Reform

 

 Professor Jonathan Wolff  
 Professor of Philosophy at UCL

 

 Professor Peter Singer  
 Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University

 

 Gary Johnson   
 Republican US Presidential Candidate

 

 General Lord Ramsbotham   
 Former HM Chief Inspector of Prisons

 

 Peter Lilley, MP  
 Former Secretary of State for Social Security

 

 Tom Brake, MP  
 Co-chair of the Lib Dem Home Affairs, Justice and Equalities Parliamentary Policy Committee

 

President Jimmy Carter  
Former President of the United States, Nobel Prize winner

 

President Ruth Dreifuss  
Former President of Switzerland

 

President Vicente Fox  
Former President of Mexico

 

Sir Richard Branson  
Entrepreneur and Founder of the Virgin Group

 

Yoko Ono  
Musician and artist

 

Sean Parker  
Founding President of Facebook, Director of Spotify

 

Sting 
Musician and actor

 

Louise Arbour, CC, GOQ  
Former UN High-Commissioner for Human Rights

 

John Perry Barlow  
Co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation

 

Maria Cattaui  
Former Secretary-General of the International Chamber of Commerce

 

Jeremy Thomas 
Film Producer

 

Gilberto Gil  
Musician, former Minister of Culture, Brazil

 

Dr. Jan Wiarda  
Former President of European Police Chiefs

 

Professor Niall Ferguson   
Professor of History at Harvard University

 

Lord Rees, OM   
Astronomer Royal and former President of the Royal Society

 

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta  
Professor of Economics at Cambridge

 

Caroline Lucas, MP  
Leader of the Green Party and MP for Brighton

 

Trudie Styler  
Actress and Producer

 

Jeremy Irons  
Oscar-Winning Actor

 

Professor Robin Room  
School of Population Health, University of Melbourne

 

Professor A. C. Grayling  
Master of the New College of the Humanities

 

Nicholas Green, QC  
Former Chairman of the Bar Council

 

Sir Peregrine Worsthorne  
Former Editor of The Sunday Telegraph

 

Professor Robert Grayling 
Dean of School of Medicine, KCL

 

Dr. Patrick Aeberhard  
Former President of Doctors of the World

 

President Otto Pérez Molina  
President of the Republic of Guatemala

 

President César Gaviria  
Former President of Colombia

 

President Aleksander Kwaśniewski  
Former President of Poland

 

Desmond Tutu
Archbishop, Nobel Prize winner

 

George P. Schultz  
Former US Secretary of State

 

Carlos Fuentes  
Novelist and essayist

 

Jaswant Singh  
Former Minister of Defence, of Finance, and for External Affairs, India

 

Asma Jahangir   
Former UN Special Rapporteur on Arbitrary, Extrajudicial and Summary Execution

 

John Whitehead  
Former US Deputy Secretary of State

 

Dr. Kary Mullis  
Chemist, Nobel Prize winner

 

Professor Kenneth Arrow  
Economist, Nobel Prize winner

 

Professor Sir Harold Kroto  
Chemist, Nobel Prize winner

 

Pavel Bém
Former Mayor of Prague

 

Professor Sir Peter Mansfield  
Economist, Nobel Prize winner

 

Professor Martin L. Perl   
Physicist, Nobel Prize winner

 

Professor David Nutt   
Former Chair of the Advisory Council for the Misuse of Drugs

 

Professor Trevor Robbins  
Professor of Neuroscience at Cambridge

 

Dr. Muhammed Abdul Bari, MBE  
Former Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain

 

Carel Edwards  
Former Head of the EU Commission’s Drug Policy Unit

 

Lord Mancroft   
Chair of the Drug and Alcohol Foundation

 

Bob Ainsworth, MP  
Former UK Secretary of State for Defence

 

Lord MacDonald, QC  
Former Head of the Crown Prosecution Service 

 

Tom Lloyd  
Former Chief Constable of Cambridgeshire

 

Paul Flynn, MP  
Labour MP for Newport West

 

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