VNGOC

The Vienna NGO Committee on Drugs (VNGOC) together with the UNODC Civil Society Team invites you to participate in a series of webinars to present and discuss the World Drug Report 2020. The series included webinars in English, French Russian and Spanish. 
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 […]
The full list of eligible candidates for the VNGOC Board Election as well as details on the voting procedures are now available:
63rd Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs2-6 March 2020 To support NGO and CSO participation in and engagement with the Commission, the VNGOC has prepared a detailed Guide with information about the Commission and how it operates; information about NGO participation in the Commission and suggestions on how they can engage most effectively with […]
On September 23rd 2019 the VNGOC together with the UNCAC Coalition and the Alliance of NGOs on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice  held a welcome briefing open to all government missions, UN colleagues, civil society partners and other stakeholders – but was especially aimed at those who have recently arrived in Vienna over the summer.
(Text by Sheila Vakharia) The CSTF, in consultation with Sheila Vakharia, Ph.D, developed a web-based Consultation survey in preparation for the 2019 Ministerial Segment on drugs in order to meaningfully solicit the input of NGOs from around the world. NGOs were invited to comment upon progress since the passing of the 2009 Political Declaration and Plan of […]
In March 2019, the VNGOC members requested the Board to engage in a consultation of our members and other important partners on the future of the Committee, and to present recommendations by March 2020.
The fourth CND intersessional meeting took place on June 24th 2019 in Vienna.
The 2nd INCB civil society hearing 2019 took place on May 8, 2019 at the Vienna International Centre on the topic of “Young People and Drugs”. Representatives of civil society and the members of the International Narcotic Control Board discussed the importance of preventing drug abuse among young people and measures to reduce harms and treat […]
We kicked off the the Ministerial Segment of the 62nd CND with a morning briefing for NGOs. The slides containing all information are available here: NGO Briefing Slides
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