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Mar 2 '20, 2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

CND63 Side Event
The Importance of Drug Prevention in Era of Cannabis Deregulation

As part of the 63rd Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, this side event is organized in the form of a panel discussion, in collaboration of Movendi International and the Republic of Slovenia as well as the Republic of Chile.

Event description

This side event will focus on sharing and discussing the experiences from different countries concerning effective and evidence-based drug prevention.

This side event will explore ways forward to scale up and make evidence-based preventive programmes and initiatives available in more countries and communities and to stimulate action on implementation.

The event will foster a conversation about the role of prevention programmes in the context of cannabis deregulation. In parallel the event will explore the ways of how deregulation processes are influencing the implementation of prevention programmes.

Event information

Date: March 02, 2020

Time: 14.10 – 15.00 PM

Venue: Press Room, Vienna International Center (VIC)

Side event program

Opening and closing remarks from the ambassadors of the Republic of Slovenia and the Republic of Chile

Discussion contributions from

  • National Institute of Public Health, Slovenia
  • National Drugs and Alcohol Prevention and Rehabilitation Service, Chile
  • Movendi International
  • Planet Youth – the Icelandic Center for Social Research and Analysis
  • UTRIP, Slovenia

Venue

Vienna International Centre, Vienna, Austria
Vienna International Centre, Vienna, Austria
United States
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