Zara Snapp

Co-founder, Instituto RIA Co-founder of Instituto RIA, a Mexican civil society organization. Masters in public policy from Harvard University Specialist on social justice, development, and peace building framework

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Zara Snapp is the co-founder of Instituto RIA, a Mexican civil society organization that undertakes research and advocacy within a social justice, development, and peace building framework. For the past decade, she has engaged deeply in the legislative and judicial drug policy reform processes in Mexico, as well as participating in regional and international advocacy at the Organization of American States and the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs. From 2014-2017, she led the Latin American strategy for the Global Commission on Drug Policy. 

 

Zara has a master’s in public policy from Harvard University and a political science degree from the University of Colorado. Zara writes frequently on innovations in drug policy, including legal regulation, social justice, and equity.  She is the author of the book, Dictionary of Drugs.

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Talks

Critical review of Mexico’s security policy

02 December 2021, 02:30 AM
Oswaldo Zavala Dawn Marie Paley Luis Daniel Santiago Vidargas Zara Snapp

Legal regulation of drugs: A policy to transform the state and organized criminal organizations

14 October 2022, 01:00 AM
David Restrepo Amaya Ordorika Nazlee Maghsoudi Zara Snapp