Author: Sarah Pirker

On 26 June 2020, the United Nations, governments, non-governmental organizations, the media and citizens around the world will observe the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking to raise awareness about the impact of drug abuse and illicit trafficking of drugs. The UNODC theme for the 2019 International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking – 26 […]
This special event was took place on June 12th 2020 to mark the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.
Call for ApplicationsCND Special Event: commemorating the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking and launching the World Drug Report(Deadline: 15 June, 11.55 p.m. CEST)
Call for ApplicationsCCPCJ & CND Special Event: “Beijing +25: Realising Gender Equality and the Empowerment of all Women and Girls” (Deadline: 3 June, 11.55 p.m. CEST)
The 2020 High Level Political Forum (HLPF) will be held from Tuesday, 14 July, to Thursday, 16 July. This years theme is “Accelerated action and transformative pathways: realising the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development”.  
The VNGOC chair met with Ms. Jo Dedeyne-Amann, the Chief of UNODC’s Secretariat to the Governing Bodies (SGB) to discuss civil society participation in upcoming CND meetings.
The UNODC Prevention Treatment and Rehabilitation Section (PTRS) in coordination with WHO and UNHCR is planning a consultation process to develop a technical guidance tool to address substance use and substance use disorders, as well as associated health and social consequences in Relief and Humanitarian Settings, and to increase access to substance use disorder treatment […]
Due to the situation in regards to COVID-19 the third civil society hearing for the INCB board, planned for May 13, 2020 will be postponed to a yet indeterminate date.
In the VNGOC consultation in 2019, several respondents called for more efforts to facilitate conversations and bridge-building between the broad range of NGOs that comprise the VNGOC membership. It is therefore our pleasure to invite all civil society representatives at the CND to attend the first “Finding Common Ground” event. If such informal discussions prove to be of value […]
After three rounds of consultation the African Civil Society Common Position on Drugs is now ready for sign ons!
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