Upcoming events

  1. 02 Mar

    63rd Session of the CND

    From 02/03/2020 to 06/03/2020

    The 63rd Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) will take place in Vienna, Austria - Programmes of side events are organized during the regular sessions of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs and the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice. The application period goes from 6 to 17 January 2020 - guidelines for submitting side events applications, and the application form are available here.

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  2. 04 Mar

    Dianova Event at CND63

    From 04/03/2020 to 04/03/2020

    The Media, a Key Actor in the Field of Drugs - Wednesday, 4 March - from 8 to 8:50 a.m., Vienna International Center, Room M7 - When addressing drug-related news, mass media sources tend to use language and images that reflect negative moral judgments. This feeds a negative and stigmatizing social perception of people with problematic alcohol or drug use. Yet, the media could also play a major role in promoting healthier lifestyles, preventing drug and alcohol misuse, and reducing the stigma experienced by people who use drugs... An event organized by Dianova and sponsored by the Government of Canada, the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction, the Turkish Green Crescent Society, RIO and Proyecto Hombre

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  3. 09 Mar

    64th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

    From 09/03/2020 to 20/03/2020

    Venue: United Nations Headquarters in New York - 2020 is a pivotal year for the accelerated realization of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls, everywhere. The main focus of CSW64 will be on the review and appraisal of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcomes of the 23rd special session of the General Assembly. Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of the world are invited to attend the session.

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  4. 01 Apr

    2020 ECOSOC Youth Forum

    From 01/04/2020 to 02/04/2020

    Venue: United Nations Headquarters in New York - Every year, the ECOSOC Youth Forum provides an opportunity for young people to engage in a dialogue with Member States. They discuss policy frameworks and promote innovative, institutionalised approaches and initiatives for advancing the youth development agenda at national, regional and global levels. The ECOSOC Youth Forum 2020 will be guided by the high-level political forum theme on "Accelerated Action and Transformative Pathways: realizing the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development".

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  5. 20 Apr

    14th UN Congress on Crime Prevention & Criminal Justice

    From 20/04/2020 to 27/04/2020

    The Fourteenth United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice will be held in Kyoto, Japan - Since 1955, the United Nations congresses on crime prevention and criminal justice have brought together high-level representatives of Governments, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, and criminal justice professionals and scholars, to discuss common concerns, share experiences and seek viable solutions to problems related to crime prevention and criminal justice.

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  6. 07 May

    Generation Equality Forum 2020

    From 07/05/2020 to 07/07/2020

    The Generation Equality Forum is a civil society–centred, multi-stakeholder, global gathering for gender equality, convened by UN Women and co-hosted by the governments of Mexico and France. It will be connected in real time across the world through interactive satellite sessions enabled through technology to maximize participation. The Forum will kick-off in Mexico City, Mexico, on 7-8 May 2020 and culminate in Paris, France, on 7-10 July 2020.

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  7. 14 May

    2020 Development Cooperation Forum

    From 14/05/2020 to 15/05/2020

    Venue: United  Nations Headquarters, New York - The Development Cooperation Forum is the principal global platform for policy dialogue on development cooperation. Discussions are reality-based, action-oriented and results-focused. Its objective is to advance the strategic role of development cooperation in achieving sustainable development. The Forum is open to all l Member States and engages all stakeholders, including civil society, private sector, Parliamentarians, local authorities, international and regional organizations and development banks.

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  8. 24 Jun

    European Exchange on Health & Homelessness

    From 24/06/2020 to 25/06/2020

    Brussels, Belgium - Organized by FEANTSA, the European Federation of National Organizations Working with the Homeless, the event will support the establishment of integrated approaches on health and homelessness as best practice in service provision. This exchange event addresses homeless service providers, drug use related services, policy makers, cities, and public health experts.

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  9. 24 Jun

    17th Latin American Conference of Therapeutic Communities

    From 24/06/2020 to 26/06/2020

    Venue: Madalosso Restaurant Auditorium, Manoel Ribas Avenue, 5875 - Santa Felicidades, Curitiba, PR, Brazil - This integrated, world-class event will be held in the city of Curitiba, Brazil, during June 24-26, 2020 including the 1st World Federation of Therapeutic Communities (WFTC) Training in Brazil and the 6th Brazilian Congress of Therapeutic Communities (FEBRACT).

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  10. 29 Jun

    European Drugs Summer School 2020

    From 29/06/2020 to 10/07/2020

    ISCTE - Lisbon University Institute (Lisbon, Portugal) - Organized by the European Monitoring Centre on Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), this two-week  summer school prepares professionals and students to meet the complex policy challenges that face Europe in the field of drugs. Involving scientific experts from the EMCDDA, but also university professors and policy-makers, it provides a multi-disciplinary and inclusive approach to the study of the drug problem in Europe and beyond.

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  11. 07 Jul

    High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

    From 07/07/2020 to 16/07/2020

    Venue: United Nations Headquarters, New York (USA) - The establishment of the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) was mandated in 2012 by the outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), "The Future We Want". The Forum meets annually under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council for eight days, including a three-day ministerial segment which will, this year, be held from Tuesday, 14 July, to Thursday, 16 July 2020. The theme of the forum will be "Accelerated action and transformative pathways: realizing the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development ".

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  12. 07 Oct

    11th EUSPR Conference and Members’ Meeting

    From 07/10/2020 to 09/10/2020

    Venue: to be announced later, as well as information on registration, conference theme and call for abstracts - The 11th Conference and Members' Meeting of the European Society for Prevention Research (EUSPR) will be held in Lisbon, Portugal. The EUSPR promotes the development of prevention science, and its application to practice so as to promote human health and well-being through high quality research, evidence based interventions, policies and practices.

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