65th Commission on Narcotic Drugs

Vienna International Centre (VIC) Wagramer Straße 5, Vienna

The 65th session of the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs will take place 14-18 March 2022 in Vienna, Austria. Read our Guide to CND to learn how NGOs can best engage with the Commission. Visit the CND website for the official documentation. All VNGOC events and important information for civil society will be posted on […]

Side Event “Introducing the Asia-Pacific Civil Society Common Position On Drugs”

Organised by the VNGOC with the support of Australia, and the Associacao de Tratamento de Toxicodependentes de Macau, the International Movement for Advancement of Education Culture Social & Economic Development, the Pakistan Youth Organization and the UNODC CSU. The event will launch and showcase the Asia-Pacific Common Position on Drugs, which was developed to capture […]

Informal Dialogue with the Executive Director

The Informal Dialogue with the UNODC Executive Director, Ms. Ghada Waly will be held on Wednesday, 16th March 10.30am CET (Vienna time) The event will be held online via MS Teams:

Side event “Cross-cutting Evidenced-based Interventions on Drugs and Crime in Africa for the Implementation of UNODC Strategic Vision for Africa”

Organised by the Slum Child Foundation with the support of the UNODC CSU and the VNGOC. The event will present the outcome of the ‘high-level conference on drugs and crime: Promoting Evidence-based Interventions on Drugs and Crime to Foster African Development’ held in Kenya in February 2021, focusing on these topics: Crime and drug prevention […]

Informal Dialogue with the CND Chair

The informal dialogue with the CND Chair will be held online via MS Teams. Thursday, 17th March 9AM to 10AM CET (Vienna time) Click here to join the meeting: https://bit.ly/3Kcafvx

Side-event “Responding to drug-related challenges in the cyberspace: Vulnerabilities and opportunities to engage civil society”

Organised by the UNODC CSU with the support of the Government of Switzerland, the Alliance of NGOs on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice and the VNGOC. The 2019 Ministerial Declaration identified the increased criminal misuse of information and communications technologies for illicit drug-related activities as one of the challenges to be addressed in order to […]

2022 Annual General Assembly – PART 2

Vienna International Centre (VIC) Wagramer Straße 5, Vienna

Part 2 of the Annual General Assembly will take place onThursday, 17 March at 4.30 p.m. CETat the Vienna International Centre, Building E, Room E1175 and online via Zoom. You can register for the Zoom meeting here: https://bit.ly/3sKqd99 Relevant Documents: Draft AgendaVNGOC Annual Report 2021Strategic Plan 2022-25

Informal Dialogue with WHO

The informal dialogue with WHO will be held online via Zoom Tuesday, 12th April 1PM to 2PM CEST (Vienna time) Click here to register for the meeting: https://bit.ly/3Dkdoaw

CND Special Event

CND Special Event: commemorating the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking and launching the World Drug Report 2022 The Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) will hold a hybrid event commemorating the United Nations International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking and launching the 2022 World Drug Report. The event will take place in a […]

CND & CCPCJ briefing for Newcomers in the NGO Community

Did you just join VNGOC or the Alliance or do you want to refresh your knowledge about the two Commissions? Join the CND/ CCPCJ Briefing for New Comers! The UNODC Secretariat of the Governing Bodies (SGB) is inviting all interested NGOs to attend a briefing about the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) and the Commission […]

CND Thematic Intersessional

Vienna International Centre (VIC) Wagramer Straße 5, Vienna

The Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) will hold a thematic intersessional hearing 21-22 September 2022. The meeting is part of the multi-year workplan developed by Member States as a follow up to the 2019 Ministerial Declaration.  This year's thematic focus is that “Responses not in conformity with the three international drug control conventions and not in conformity with applicable […]

CND ONE-DAY SPECIAL FORUM ON
ACCESS TO MEDICINES

Vienna International Centre (VIC) Wagramer Straße 5, Vienna

Chair’s One-Day Special Forum on scaling up the implementation of international drug policy commitments on improving availability of and access to controlled substances for medical and scientific purposes The event is taking place on Monday, 10 October 2022, from 10.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m., Vienna Time (CEST), online and in the plenary hall of the […]