Side Events

Side event: Alignment and implementation – Evidence to develop sustainable and conflict-sensitive drug

Organized by the Government of Switzerland, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Research and Trend Analysis Branch, Programme Development and Management Unit, and the London School of Economics Global Challenges Research Fund. Jean-Luc Lemahieu, Director, Division of Policy Analysis and Public Affairs, UNODC (Chair): you might wonder what the title is about, it …

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Side event: Drug policy: Saving public costs

Organised by the Governments of Estonia and Lithuania, the Association for Safer Drug Policies, and the Eurasian Harm Reduction Association Eliza Kurcevic, Eurasian Harm Reduction Association. What costs more? Criminalisation (prisons) or social and health services (different treatment programmes, prevention, employment benefits, social security services, etc.)? You can use the link here to vote. Here is …

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Special event: Drug policies in the Americas

Amb. Adam Namm, CICAD/OAS: (…) Roberto Moro, SEDRONAR: We welcome the report Secretary Namm just mentioned. We’re building policies based on evidence allowing us to make policy decisions adapted to our countries. Working beyond UNGASS, these guidelines should continue help us develop and build strategies. It’s a complex work if we take into account all recommendations, …

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