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 hybrid format on June 28th, 1pm to 3pm CEST (Vienna).
The VNGOC has been invited to nominate up to three civil society participants, who will have the opportunity to make a brief intervention (max. 2 min) during the event.
In order to apply for a speaking slot, please fill out the online form before Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 11.45 p.m. Vienna Time (CEST).
Please make sure that your abstract is relevant to the topic of the meeting, keeping in mind the work of the CND, the launch of the 2022 World Drug Report, and how to best use the data contained in the World Drug Report.
The World Drug Report 2022 presents an overview of the current trends on global drug markets and includes the latest information on drug use, production, and trafficking. It analyses the gender gap relating to drug use and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The WDR 2022 also considers the potential futures for the global opiates market given the recent changes in Afghanistan, looks at the impact of cannabis legalisation, investigates the relationship between drugs and conflict, and includes a section with a specific focus on the impact of drugs on the environment.