Sanjay Patil

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Sanjay Patil is a program officer for the International Harm Reduction Development Program. He focuses on improving police conduct towards drug users.

Prior to joining the Open Society Foundations, Patil served as a consultant for UNDP’s Police Reform Program in Bangladesh and has worked extensively on the issue of police reform in South Asia. Patil also helped set up the Rule of Law Program (South Asia) for the International Commission of Jurists and previously served as Legal Counsel to the Commission of Inquiry Into the Actions of Canadian Officials in Relation to Maher Arar.