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Roadmaps for 2019: The Brandenburg Forum on Drugs & Development

Organized by the Governments of Germany and the Netherlands, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Transnational Institute (TNI) and International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC). Chair: Roland Seeger, Alternate Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany: Welcomed speakers, especially those who also attended a side event in December following-up from the first Brandenburg Forum in …

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Side event: Measuring impact of Alternative Development and the SDGs

Organised by the UNODC Research nnd Trend Analysis Branch, the UNODC Sustainable Livelihoods Units, and the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit. “Monitoring and measuring impact of Alternative Development – Developing a measurement framework in line with the Sustainable Development Goals” The UNGASS outcome document calls on countries to promote research and improve impact assessment of …

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Side event: Joint event on Alternative Development

Yury Fedatov, UNODC Executive Director When we talk about alternative development we are talking about small farmers under intense pressure to engage in illicit crop cultivation. Alt dev is part of balanced strategy and sustainable development. Discussions on alt dev happening at CND and will happen at UNGASS. Yury always insists on seeing alt development …

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Side event – Interrelationship between illicit drugs and socio-economic development

The relationship between law enforcement and public health, Nick Croft Work of the Nossal Institute: information available in literature about the interrelation between production, trade and consumption, and illicit drugs. Two major organisations have done much in this area, GIZ and TNI. Observation: – Agencies involved in socio-economic development tend to neglect the relationship with …

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