Addiction Treatment in Southern Europe: Providing Solutions in Times of Crisis

17 March, Dianova will participate in an event parallel to the 59th session of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs, in Vienna

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Dianova is for the fifth consecutive year participating in a parallel event coinciding with the 59th annual session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND59). The title of this event is “Addiction Treatment in Southern Europe: Providing Solutions in Times of Crisis.” Event organizers have invited national and International representatives of the CND and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), as well as representatives of NGOs that deal with addiction.

This parallel event will feature representatives from three organizations that specialize in treatment: KETHEA (Greece), Asociación Proyecto Hombre (Spain) and Dianova International. These representatives will focus the impact of the crisis on drug-related problems in Slovenia, Spain, Greece, Italy, and Portugal. Panelists will also discuss risks and challenges that new needs create for treatment and for drug policy strategies.

Complete documentation about CND 59 sessions

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The parallel session also has a potentially great impact on policy. It will take place in the same site as the UNGASS, where member states will participate in discussions focusing on the global drug consumption and control situation.

Elena Goti will present Dianova International’s message:

This event will take place on Thursday, 17 March from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in the MOE79 Conference Room of the Vienna International Center, Vienna (Austria). We hope to see you there!