What We Do

We provide a vital link between NGOs and the Vienna-based agencies involved in setting drug policy:

the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND),

the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), 

and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).  

We promote collaboration

VNGOC supports the activities of NGOs, and promoting contacts and collaboration with the relevant international agencies, offices and fora

We enhance communication

VNGOC promotes activities that lead to enhanced communication, cooperation and scientific, cultural and social exchanges between NGOs, UN agencies and member states

We ensure balanced representation

VNGOC facilitates the representation of NGOs reflecting the broadest possible range of perspectives and groups involved, including affected populations