From Side Events

Side Event: Leave No One Behind: Crafting a Multisectoral Approach to Drug Policy

Organised by Students for Sensible Drug Policy International, Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy, SSDP Australia, Youth Organisations for Drug Action, YouthRise Jake Agliata (Moderator), Students for Sensible Drug Policy Nicholas Kent, Students for Sensible Drug Policy Australia National Director of SSDP Australia, pay respect to Indigenous people on the land on which we work, and …

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Side Event: Collaboration between government and civil society on health promotion, prevention and treatment of drug use

Organised by Government of Australia and the Civil Society Task Force David Laffan, Assistant Secretary, Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Branch, Australian Department of Health Distinguished delegates, ladies and gentleman, I am honoured to be co-chairing this important event with the Civil Society Task Force on Drugs.  This event in itself is an example of …

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Special Event – Increasing Access to Controlled Medicines: Addressing the Global Disparity in Pain Relief

H.E. Ghislain D’hoop, Belgian Ambassador (Moderating): The global disparity in pain relief is unacceptable to my country, and we provide resources to UNODC and INCB to address this challenge. Yury Fedotov, UNODC Executive Director: The number on this issue speak for themselves. Pain management is a human rights concern, and palliative care is essential. Controlled substances are …

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