Civil Society Participation

Side Event: Working towards equitable access to treatment of problematic substance use for Indigenous peoples

Organized by Canada and New Zealand, and New Zealand Drug Foundation, Te Rau Ora Ltd and the Thunderbird Partnership Foundation. Michelle Boudreau, Health Canada: Welcome. Sincere thanks to organizers that did an tremendous amount work to prepare for this event. First Nations peoples experience extremely high levels violence and poverty and intergenerational trauma due to …

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Side Event: Amphetamines: Current and Future Innovations in Policy, Harm Reduction and Regulation

Organized by Transform Drug Policy Foundation. Steve Rolles, Transform Drug Policy Foundation: Amphetamines and methamphetamines are both available as legal medicines and via the illegal market, either diverted or via unregulated production. Production around amphetamines is somewhat easy to answer, as we already have a scaled up legal model for medical use. Could expand the …

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Side Event: Reducing Health Risks of the Use of NPS in EECA Region – Organized by the Governments of Estonia and the Republic of Moldova, and the Eurasian Harm Reduction Association

Aljona Kurbatova (National Institute for Health Development, Estonia): […] Dr. Z hannat Kosmukhamedova (UNODC): The UNODC published a technical guide, the ‘HIV Prevention Treatment, care and support for people who use stimulant drUNODCugs’ to increase awareness of the needs and issues faced by affected groups and to provide recommendations in responding to them. The global …

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Thematic sessions – Follow up to the 2019 Ministerial Declaration, 16 October

First round of thematic sessions on the implementation of all international drug policy commitments following up to the 2019 Ministerial Declaration Theme addressed: ‘…that both the range of drugs and drugs markets are expanding and diversifying…’. Background Note by the Secretariat Morning Session Chair: Welcome INCB [Introduction of the work of INCB] … no crimes should …

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