Calendar of Events at CND 2014
The 3rd informal VNGOC Civil Society Hearing will be held on Wednesday, 12 March starting at 15.00 in the Press Room, Ground Floor, M Building of the Vienna International Centre. You can collect you pass for CND and use it for admission to the Hearing or you can use your annual ground pass to the UN Office in Vienna. If you are not attending the CND and do not have an annual ground pass but want to attend the Hearing, write to firstname.lastname@example.org to request a visitors pass for the event. Please give your name, the name of your organisation and contact details including the address of the organisation, its telephone number and an e-mail address. If you cannot attend the hearing, it will be web cast so you can watch it on your computer. The broadcast will start at 15.00 Vienna local time. Click here for the link to the web cast. The provisional programme for the Civil Society Hearing can be downloaded here.
There will be a High Level Briefing for delegates to the High Level Segment of the CND on Thursday, 13 March starting at 13.00 in room M-BRA in the M Building of the Vienna International Centre. As for the Hearing, a pass for CND or an annual ground pass will give access to the UN Office in Vienna. If you do not have a CND or annual ground pass please apply for a visitors pass (details above). If you cannot attend the hearing, it will be web cast so you can watch it on your computer. The broadcast will start at 13.00 Vienna local time. Click here for the link to the web cast. The provisional programme for the High Level Briefing can be downloaded here.
The informal NGO Dialogue with the President of the International Narcotics Control Board will be held on Tuesday, 18 March at 10.00. Please check the monitors for the location
The informal NGO Dialogue with the Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime will be held on Tuesday, 18 March at 11.00 in room M3
The date and time for the informal NGO Dialogue with the Chair of the fifty-seventh session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs is yet to be finalised.
The VNGOC Annual General Meeting will be held at on Tuesday, 18 March at 14.00 in the UNIS Nulti-Media Room (G0545). To get there, go to the Rotonda and follow the corridor past the Cafeteria. There is a sign for G Building. Take the lift to the 5th floor.
The VNGOC is arranging a social event for NGOs attending the CND. This will be held on Tuesday, 18 March at 19.00 at the Augustinerkeller, Augustinerstrasse 1, A-1010 Vienna. The price for the meal, excluding drinks, is €24.90 and you should pay your own bill. This is intended as a relaxed social occasion to meet each other and we hope as many people as possible will join us. If you would like to attend, please confirm your attendance to email@example.com by no later than 5 March.
The programme for the Commission on Narcotic Drugs and the side events can be downloaded here. There are many interesting events and you are encouraged to take this opportunity to listen and discuss a wide range of issues relevant to international drug control.