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We are a vital link between civil society and UN agencies, promoting contacts and collaboration with the relevant international agencies, offices and fora.

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!
We are looking for speakers for two side events at the upcoming 63rd CND (02-06 March 2020). Apply before February 16.
The full list of eligible candidates for the VNGOC Board Election as well as details on the voting procedures are now available:
If you want to organise a side event please follow the guidelines set by the Secretariat to the Governing Bodies (SGB).
The reconvened 62nd session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs will be held at the Vienna International Centre (Boardroom C, 4th floor, C-Building) on Thursday, 12 December and Friday, 13 December starting at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
We are looking for two experts on Stigmatizing Attitudes. Funding to cover travel costs is available. Deadline for application: 20 November 2019, 23.55 CET.
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