Naomi Burke-Shyne

Deputy Director, Harm Reduction International

Naomi Burke-Shyne is the Deputy Director of Harm Reduction International (HRI), a leading research and advocacy organisation working to promote and expand support for harm reduction, evidence-based public health policies and practices, and human rights based approaches to drug policy.

Naomi Burke-Shyne
Naomi Burke-Shyne is the Deputy Director of Harm Reduction International (HRI), a leading research and advocacy organisation working to promote and expand support for harm reduction, evidence-based public health policies and practices, and human rights based approaches to drug policy.

Naomi has spent the past 10 years working internationally at the intersection of harm reduction, HIV and human rights – first leading access to justice programs for populations vulnerable to HIV with the International Development Law Organization in South and Southeast Asia; then supporting strategic alliances for drug policy reform linking harm reduction, palliative care and controlled medicines for the Open Society Foundations. Naomi started her career practising law in Australia.

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Naomi will be speaking about ‘The war on evidence – the oppressive impact of drug policy on science’.

Naomi Burke-Shyne

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