San Patrignano

Side-Event: EXAMPLES OF PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS PROMOTING SOCIAL INTEGRATION OF JUSTICE-INVOLVED INDIVIDUALS WITH SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS

Antonio Lomba Moderator: Good afternoon and welcome, without delay I will welcome Ambassador Bortezi of Italy. Ambassador Alessandro Cortese: I am delighted to open this side-event, co-sponsored by our government. I thank the organizers for the invite, in particular long standing friends San Patrignano. We take reintegration and rehabilitation of people who use drugs very …

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Civil Society Forum in preparation for the UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs

Mr Esbjörn Hörnberg, Vienna NGO Committee on Drugs Chair/ Civil Society Task Force Chair: Through our work, we have managed to achieve meaningful, balanced contributions by civil society. Our work involves many NGOs. We have chosen this opportunity to include the voices of grassroots CSOs. I wish to thank the government of Switzerland and Colombia …

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Side Event: Innovations within the three UN drug policy conventions. Launch of the Drug Policy Futures. Alternatives? Yes! Legalization? No

S E Sørheim Drug policy futures is a new platform for a debate about health-based drug law. Drug Policy futures if a forum where groups can share successes and ideas. It grew out of discussions here in Vienna. Despite differences, they agree that it’s false choice that ending war on drugs means legalisation. There is …

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