The Secretariat only coordinates the side events and facilitates the dissemination of relating information. The sole responsibility for the content of the side events (including promotional material and the events themselves) as well as for the related technical arrangements lies with the organizers.
Please note that some side events might require pre-registration! Kindly reach out to the indicated email address with any question on the side event.
Promoting evidence-based drug policies and interventions enshrined in human rights in Europe
Organized by the Association Proyecto Hombre with the support of Portugal, and Spain, and the Council of Europe, the European Union and the European Union Civil Society Forum on Drugs
Going Beyond the Screams – The Role of Implementing Evidence-Based Addiction Prevention Interventions with Comparative Examples from NGOs in the Africa Region
Organized by the Green Crescent Health Development Initiative, Nigeria (GHI) with the support of the Slum Child Foundation, the Somali Green Crescent Society and the Sudanese Green Crescent Society
Addressing the harms of criminalisation and policing with criminal justice and drug policy reform
Organized by the Norwegian Association for Humane Drug Policies with the support of Norway, and the Drug Policy Alliance, the International Drug Policy Consortium, NoBox Philippines, Release, and StreetLawPH.
Way forward – Developing gender-sensitive treatment programmes to eradicate barriers for women
Organized by the World Federation Against Drugs with the support of Dianova International, Proslavi Oporavak/Celebrate Recovery and the Women’s Organizations Committee on Alcohol and Drugs Issues (WOCAD)
Access to Controlled Medicines During COVID-19: meeting the needs of patients around the world
Organized by Belgium with the support of Australia, Canada, El Salvador, France, Lithuania, the Russian Federation, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and the UNODC Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section, the International Association of Hospice and Palliative Care, the International Narcotics Control Board, the Union for Cancer Control, the Vienna NGO Committee on Drugs and the World Health Organization
The Role of Family and Schools in Working with youth and students in Addiction Prevention
Organized by Yayasan Green Crescent Indonesia with the support of the Conectados pela Vida, the Thailand Green Crescent, and the UNODC Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section
Celebrating the five-year anniversary of the UNGASS: Progress made, ongoing challenges
Organized by International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC) with the support of Portugal, and the European Union, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, UNAIDS and the World Health Organization
Gender in the Criminal Justice System: Exploring Evidence-based Alternatives to Incarceration for Drug-related Offences
Organized by Costa Rica with the support of Canada, Colombia, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica, the Executive Secretariat of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (ES-CICAD)/Secretariat for Multidimensional Security of the Organization of American States (OAS)
Contribution of sport and sport-based interventions to substance use prevention - reviewing the evidence and promising practices
Organized by the UNODC Justice Section under the Global Programme for the Implementation of the Doha Declaration with the support of the Dominican Republic, and the UNODC Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section
Strengthening the prevention and treatment of problematic cannabis use
Organized by Dianova International with the support of the European Coalition for Just and Effective Drug Policies (ENCOD), the European Federation of Therapeutic Communities and Rotary International
Social and Emotional Learning for prevention of drug use, violence and mental health: Needs and lessons learned in the context of COVID-19 and its aftermath
Organized by the Lions Club International Foundation, and the UNODC Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section