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CND Side Event Programme 2021

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.

Monday, 12 April - 13.10 to 14.00 p.m. (Vienna time)

COVID and the Mekong: how the drug situation has changed and what it means for the future
Organized by Thailand 

Five years of UNGASS implementation – promoting public health and well-being
Organized by Sweden with the support of Denmark, Finland and Norway, and the UNODC Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section and the World Health Organization 

One Window Solution – Providing specialised clinics for diagnoses and treatment of HIV, HCV, HBV viruses in all addiction treatment centres of the General Secretariat of Mental Health and Addiction Treatment
Organized by Egypt  

From Pandemic to Prevention – The way to further Demand Reduction in the Americas
Organized by Paraguay with the support of Executive Secretariat of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (ES-CICAD), Secretariat for Multidimensional Security of the Organization of American States (OAS)

International frameworks-regional responses. 60 years anniversary of 1961 Convention and 10 years anniversary of the MoU between SCO and UNODC
Organized by the Shanghai Cooperation Organization with the support of the Russian Federation and Tajikistan, and the UNODC Regional Section for Europe, West and Central Asia

Meeting ID: 85631727822     Passcode: 314088

Placing human rights at the heart of drug policies – the Pompidou Group’s 50th anniversary
Organized by the Council of Europe with the support of Portugal and Poland

Learning from the crisis – recovery work during the Covid pandemic
Organized by EURAD – Europe for Action on Drugs with the support of the San Patrignano Foundation, the Turkish Green Crescent Society and the World Federation Against Drugs 

Drugs, COVID and the most marginalised
Organized by the International Doctors for Healthier Drug Policies with the support of Release

Legal Regulation of Drugs through a Development Lens
Organized by the Health Poverty Action with the support of Instituto RIA and the International Drug Policy Consortium

Peasant’s rights at a crossroads: Social and economic rights for coca growers in Latin America
Organized by Center for the Study of Law, Justice and Society – Dejusticia with the support of the Center for Reproductive Rights, Coordinadora Nacional de Cultivadores de Coca, Amapola y Marihuana (COCCAM), COORDOSAC, Elementa DDHH, and the Federación Nacional Sindical Unitaria Agropecuaria – FENSUGARO - CUT 
Meeting Code: 979 4961 5966     Password: D6083605J 

Monday, 12 April - 14.10 to 15.00 p.m. (Vienna time)

Uncovering substance use-related stigma for police service members and their families
Organized by Canada with the support of Belgium, Honduras, the Netherlands, Portugal, Switzerland and Uruguay, and the Community Addictions Peer Support Association (CAPSA), and the UNODC Prevention Treatment and Rehabilitation Section 

Opportunities and challenges in the role of development in drug control policies
Organized by Germany with the support of Peru, and the UNODC Sustainable Livelihoods Unit

COVID-19 pandemic and its influence on the world drug problem: New challenges and prospects
Organized by the Russian Federation with the support of Algeria, Belarus, Belgium, Chile, China, Cuba, Egypt, El Salvador, France, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Pakistan, Peru, Poland, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Singapore, Sweden, Tajikistan and Thailand, and the European Union, the International Narcotics Control Board, and the UNODC Research and Trend Analysis Branch

Community First: A Holistic Approach to Mental health and Substance Abuse Amid COVID-19
Organized by Enosh – The Israeli Mental Health Association with the support of Israel, and ELEM Youth in Distress, the Jewish Child & Family Service Chicago, the World Health Organization and the Youth Advocate Programs

New OAS Hemispheric Drug Strategy and Plan of Action 2021-2025
Organized by the Executive Secretariat of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (ES-CICAD)/Secretariat for Multidimensional Security of the Organization of American States (OAS) with the support of Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, St. Lucia and the United States of America

Synthetic drugs – why we need to worry
Organized by the UNODC Laboratory and Scientific Section with the support of the United Kingdom

Promoting Public-Private partnerships in the area of drug control
Organized by the UNODC Co-Financing and Partnership Section with the support of Canada, Japan and the United States of America

Procurement, Pricing, and Access to Controlled Medicines During COVID-19
Organized by the International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care with the support of Australia, Belgium, and Dejusticia, Harm Reduction International, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, and the World Health Organization

‘We are the Evidence’ - Community-Led Responses on Decriminalisation, COVID-19 and Harm Reduction 
Organized by the HIV Legal Network with the support of Norway, and the International Network of People who Use Drugs, and UNAIDS