The European Harm Reduction Network, which was recently formed by 10 organisations with a shared interest in advocating for harm reduction in Europe, will be hosting its first meeting, which will consist of plenary sessions and capacity-building workshops.
The main objective of the training programme is to build the capacity of representatives of African human rights NGOs with knowledge and skills to effectively use the African human rights and international system in their work towards human rights promotion and protection on the continent.
The lecture will provide the audience with an understanding of how the general economy impacts on drug markets (both supply and demand) using simple economic principles and the extent to which we see these economic mechanisms dominate, or get dominated by other social and psychological mechanisms.
The Open Society Foundations Global Drug Policy program will be holding a satellite session entitled "Drug Policies: A Public Health Issue", during the International Conference on Global Health and Public Health Education.
The Asia-Pacific High-level Intergovernmental Meeting on the Assessment of Progress Against Commitments in the Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will take place in Bangkok, Thailand on the 1st - 3rd November 2011.