The 6th Civil Society Hearing will take place on the margins of the UN General Assembly Third Committee negotiations on drugs & crime.

The hearing will feature an update of CSTF activities and developments with a presentation of the preliminary report of results of the Global Civil Society Survey, as well as updates from CSTF members in Asia, Africa, and the criminal justice thematic area, and others.

This will be followed by NGO speakers speaking about the various priority areas identified in the survey such as women and incarceration, innovations in treatment and others.

Country delegates and NGO representatives are all invited to attend. In addition, the hearing will be televised and will use an interactive format - Both member states and NGO representatives will be invited to comment from the floor during an interactive discussion.

Potential attendees must RSVP to by Monday, Oct. 19th.

Keep up-to-date with drug policy developments by subscribing to the IDPC Monthly Alert