Upcoming events

  1. 04 Jun

    Declaration of Oviedo – Asia-Pacific Hearing

    From 04/06/2024 to 04/06/2024

    Asia-Pacific Hearing on Drug Use Prevention - Civil society consultation in the framework of the Declaration of Oviedo - Tuesday, June 4, 2.00 - 3.30 pm HKT (UTC +8)


    A civil society hearing dedicated to the Asia-Pacific region will be held on June 4 as part of the Declaration of Oviedo. The webinar will be attended by civil society representatives and experts from various countries including India, Bangladesh, Japan, Pakistan, the Maldives, Australia and Malaysia - Click below to register

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  2. 19 Jun

    17th ISSDP Conference

    From 19/06/2024 to 21/06/2024

    17th Annual Conference of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy (ISSDP) - 19 - 21 June 2024, Tiotià:ke/Montreal, Canada



    There have been significant shifts in drug policy in recent years. Much of this has been catalysed by the North American drug overdose crisis, which has seen the rise of a multitude of harm reduction responses and programmes. However, the crisis has also seen the application of drug-induced homicide laws and harsher sentencing for those supplying drugs to people having fatally overdosed. ISSDP calls for abstracts of studies seeking to understand how drug markets are currently working.

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  3. 24 Jun

    European Drugs Summer School 2024

    From 24/06/2024 to 05/07/2024

    European Drugs Summer School 2024 - In-person course, Lisbon (Portugal), 24 June - 5 July 2024


    'Psychostimulants in Europe: health and security issues' will be the central theme of this year's Drugs Summer School. The course will include interactive workshops and lectures on different types of stimulant, emerging new treatment options, harm reduction responses and security issues.  Organization of study visits to the Portuguese commissions for dissuasion as well as to mobile methadone units and a drug consumption room - click below for more information and registration

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  4. 26 Jun

    OAS General Assembly in Paraguay

    From 26/06/2024 to 28/06/2024

    54th regular session of the OAS General Assembly - June 26 - 28, 2024, Asunción, Paraguay (in person)


    The 54th regular session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States will be held under the theme "Integration and Security for the Sustainable Development of the Region". The main activity planned for civil society and other social actors is the "Dialogue of Heads of Delegation, the Secretary General, the Assistant Secretary General and Representatives of Civil Society Organisations, Workers, the Private Sector and Other Social Actors".

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  5. 23 Oct

    European ‘Lisbon Addictions’ Conference 2024

    From 23/10/2024 to 25/10/2024

    European Conference on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies (Lisbon Addictions 2024) - 23-25 October 2024


    Lisbon Addictions is a multidisciplinary conference that provides both a forum for networking and an opportunity to showcase cutting-edge research. The conference is intended to inform policy development and practice through a better understanding of contemporary issues in addiction science and addictive behaviours. This year's conference will focus on the overarching theme of 'Empowering the workforce of the future'

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