Past Events

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Universidad de los Andes Conference – launch of ‘Illicit Drugs in Colombia’

Universidad de los Andes, Auditorium A, Mario Laserna Building
14 April 2010
The Universidad de los Andes is organising a conference on Tuesday, 15 April 2010, to present the book 'Illicit Drugs in Colombia', a book that brings together contributions from different fields of study on drug policy in Colombia. International scholars invited to participate in the conference include: Peter Reuter (University of Maryland), Jon Caulkins (Carnegie Mellon University), Elvira Maria Restrepo (University of Miami), Juan Tokatlian (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella) and Beau Kilmer (RAND). This conference will take place at Universidad de los Andes, Auditorium A, Mario Laserna Building, from 9 am to 6 pm on Thursday, April 15th. The conference is open to the public and registration can be accessed at:

CND 2010 side event – Time for an impact assessment of drug policy

Vienna, Austria
9 March 2010
This introductory event on Impact Assessment will consist of short presentations and a Question and Answer session covering how Impact Assessments can help; how Impact Assessments might be commissioned and structured, both nationally and internationally; opportunities and barriers; and Impact Assessment of drug policy and the EU.

CND 2010 side event – Launch of IDPC Drug Policy Guide

Vienna, Austria
8 March 2010
IDPC has produced a comprehensive ‘Drug Policy Guide’ that collates research, best practices and recommendations for the development of effective drug policy. The IDPC Guide will be launched at this satellite meeting. Presenters will describe the contents of the Guide and give examples of how it can be used at the national level.

CND 2010 side event – National action for access to opioid medicines: success stories

Vienna, Austria
7 March 2010
This briefing is intended to contribute to the discussion at the Plenary Session of the CND, and will focus on issues related to the availability of controlled medicines as required by the UN drug conventions. Speakers from different regions of the world will provide information on ways in which availability problems have been tackled in their country.

53rd Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs

Vienna, Austria
7 March 2010 - 11 March 2010
The Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) will meet in Vienna, Austria for its 53rd Session from the 8 -12 March 2010. The CND is the central policy-making body of the United Nations in drug-related matters, and governs a large portion of the work of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

Winds of Change: A Review of Current Drug Policy Worldwide

21 February 2010 - 22 February 2010
The Collective for an Integrated Drug Policy (CUPIHD) is organizing an international Seminar, Winds of Change: A Review of Current Drug Policy Worldwide, that will take place on Feb. 22 and 23, 2010 in Mexico D.F..

Reforms in Drug Legislation in Latin America

Lima, Peru
7 February 2010
This international seminar will take place in Lima, Peru on February 8. Organised by the Center for the Investigation of Drugs and Human Rights (CIDDH), the Transnational Institute (TNI) and the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), the event includes officials and experts from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.

Drugs and harm: a new agenda for a new government?

Cumberland Lodge, Windsor, UK
26 January 2010 - 28 January 2010
Aimed at policy-makers, drug agencies, charities, academics, lawyers, and members of the police, this conference will examine the current drugs control system, its effectiveness, and potential improvements in the UK.

TNI / APF 7th Informal Drug Policy Dialogue

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
9 December 2009 - 11 December 2009
TNI and APF will host the 7th Informal Drug Policy Dialogue, which will be co-hosted by the Ministry of Public Health, Welfare and Sports and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands.