Civil Society Participation

Side Event: Inequities Laid Bare: Responding to Challenges of COVID-19 and Beyond

Organized by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction with the support of Canada, and the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition, the Centre on Drug Policy Evaluation, the Community Addictions Peer Support Association (CAPSA), the HIV Legal Network and the Thunderbird Partnership Foundation How has the COVID-19 pandemic worsened existing inequities and negatively affected priority …

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Side Event: Protecting civil society space at times of COVID-19: Lessons learned for advocacy

Side Event: Protecting civil society space at times of COVID-19: Lessons learned for advocacy Organized by the Youth Organisations for Drug Action (YODA) with the support of Australia, Canada, Mexico and Switzerland, and the Centre on Drug Policy Evaluation, Frontline AIDS, and the International Drug Policy Consortium In March 2020, the World Health Organization characterised …

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Side Event: ‘We Are the Evidence’ – Community-Led Responses on Decriminalisation, Harm Reduction and COVID-19

Side event organized by the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, with the support of Norway, the International Network of People who Use Drugs (INPUD) and UNAIDS Moderator: Jake Agliata (Policy & Communications Officer, INPUD) Judy Chang (Executive Director, INPUD): INPUD are the global body representing people who use drugs, and we work to protect the health and defend …

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Side Event: Youth Participation in Drug Use Prevention: A Way to Build Healthy, and Prosperous Communities and Societies

Organized by Kyrgyzstan and the Russian Federation, and Turkish Green Crescent Society and UNODC Drug Prevention and Health Branch. Elizabeth Mattfeld, Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section, Drug Prevention and Health Branch, UNODC: UNODC Handbook on Youth Participation in Drug Prevention Work. We have meaningful engagement of youth. Youth driving creation of this document. Defines youth …

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