Mission Statement

Youth RISE mobilizes youth to be engaged in full spectrum harm reduction and drug policy reform to promote health and human rights.

Our Team

Morgana Daniele

International Coordinator

Florian Scheibein

Project Manager

Ishwor Maharjan

Project Manager

Ailish Brennan

Communications Officer

Wiqas Ahmad

International Working Group Member

Daniel Nii Ankrah

International Working Group Member

Oğuzhan Latif Nuh (Oz)

International Working Group Member

Abril Galván

International Working Group Member

Mayank Singh

International Working Group Member

MJ Stowe

International Working Group Member

Sandeep Shahi

International Working Group Member

Mariam Ubilava

International Working Group Member

Joana Canedo

International Working Group Member

Eliza Kurcevic

International Working Group Member

Kelly Ebbert

International Working Group Member

Join our Team!

Youth RISE is currently expanding its International Working Group. We encourage applications from young people who are interested in drug policy, and would love to work on related issues internationally as well as on the national level.

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Latest news

International Overdose Awareness Day

Youth RISE recently hosted a workshop in Houston, Texas. One of our activities focused on International Overdose Awareness Day which is held annually today, August 31st. Overdose Awareness Day is…
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Bali #4Youth Organizational Development Meeting

Youth RISE members were in attendance at a #4Youth Consortium workshop to help us develop our organisational development strategy. The meeting helped us identify a number of resources and best…
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Small Grant Youth Mobilization Meeting

Baltic states and Caucasus Countries Youth Mobilization Meeting was held from the 6th to the 8th of  August, 2019 in Vilnius, Lithuania. The meeting brought 20 young people from 6 countries:…
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Queensland Injectors Health Network Site Visit

While visiting Australia, Youth RISE’s MJ Stowe met up with Tegan Nuckey from the Queensland Injectors Health Network (QuIHN), to find out more about their needle and syringe program (NSP),…
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Latest blog

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Youth RISE Hosts Annual Meetup and E-Network Summit

Written by Kelly Ebbert July was a big month for Youth RISE as we held our annual meetup in Nida, Lithuania, and we hosted the first of its kind E-Network Summit in Vilnius, Lithuania. We went into our annual internal…
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Global fund training of trainers

Written by Ishwor Maharjan From the 9th June to 1st July 2019 CMI, a consortium of Young Key Population (YKP)-led networks (Youth LEAD, Youth RISE and Y+ Network) successfully carried out Global Training of Trainers for the Global Fund in Cape Town,…
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Support don’t punish South Africa – introducing fentanyl test strips

Written by MJ Stowe. As part of the Support Don’t Punish Global Day of Action, Youth RISE’s MJ Stowe joined the Step Up Project on a day of outreach to the beneficiaries of their needle and syringe programme (Fig. 1). The…
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Youth RISE Support. Don’t Punish. Activities

Youth RISE once again participated in the Support. Don’t Punish. Global Day of Action on the 26th of June. The event, held annually unites groups in over 200 cities across the world to demand an end to punitive punishments for people who…
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