CND Special Event, Launch of the UNODC Synthetic Drug Strategy 2021-2025, 19 November 2021

A special event of the sixty-fourth session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, will be held on Friday, 19 November 2021, from 12 noon to 1 p.m., Vienna Time (CEST) online and at the Vienna International Centre. During this event, the UNODC Synthetic Drug Strategy 2021-2025 will be launched. 


The webcast of the special event will be available HERE.


  Programme CND Special Event 19 November

COVID-19 Guidelines for in-person participants

COVID-19 Quick guide, Vienna International Centre Medical Service

VIDEO: Precautions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19

COVID-19 Guide Special Event of the CND 19 November 2021


All persons entering the VIC are required to comply with the low epidemiological risk criteria as defined by the Host Country:

  • proof of a full vaccination not older than 360 days and valid from the date of second vaccination, or proof of full vaccination with a vaccine that does not require a booster shot (e.g. Johnson & Johnson) not older than 360 days and valid from the 22nd day after vaccination; or proof of one vaccination dose not older than 270 days following a positive PCR test or positive antibodies test
  • a certificate of recovery from COVID-19 illness not older than 180 days,
  • proof of a negative PCR test not older than 48 hours (as applied in Vienna), or a rapid antigen test not older than 24 hours.

By swiping their grounds pass/badge, meeting participants entering the VIC declare that they possess valid documentation meeting one or more of these criteria. They also confirm that they produce the documentation to the conference, meeting and event organizers, UN Security and Safety Service (UNSSS) officers or VIC Medical Service, if required.