Civil Society Participation

Special Event Blog: Leaving No-One Behind: People at the centre of a harm reduction, human rights and public health approach to drug use

Organised by the Governments of the Netherlands and Norway, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, the United Nations Development Programme, UNAIDS, the World Health Organization, the International Drug Policy Consortium, AFEW International, Harm Reduction International, the International Network of People who Use Drugs, Open Society Foundation, Aidsfonds, and Frontline AIDS. HE Marco Hennis, …

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Side event: Psychoactive substances and the SDGs – Towards a comprehensive approach in the era of the 2030 Agenda

Organized by the Government of Slovenia, Utrip Institute for Research and Development, the Pompidou Group of the Council of Europe and IOGT International. Ministry of Health, Slovenia: (…) Ministry of Health, Kenya: Illicit drug trafficking and abuse remains a challenge to development in Kenya. The devastating effect of drug abuse cuts across sectors: health, education, food …

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Side event: Réformes politiques et lois sur les drogues en Afrique de l’Ouest

Cisse Mariama Mohamed, Union Africaine. Je voudrais remercier les organisateurs du side-event qui nous réunit aujourd’hui. Le phénomène de la drogue n’épargne aucun continent et l’Afrique est devenu aujourd’hui un lieu de prédilection des trafiquants mais aussi du crime organisé tirant profit du trafic. Les conséquences sont énormes, non seulement sur le plan économique mais aussi de …

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Side Event: How can data better support international and national commitments to address the drug problem?

Organised by the UNODC, Research and Trend Analysis Branch, the EU EMCDDA, the African Union Commission, and the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission of the Organisation of American States. Jean-Luc Lemahieu (UNODC) Need to monitor existing and emerging issues in drug use. We need to streamline and improve methodological approaches. We need innovation in ways …

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