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Registration is now open for the Joint NACADA, ISSUP and African Union Drug Demand Reduction Conference & Workshop! The Conference will take place on December 10 – 14, 2018 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) in Nairobi, Kenya.
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We’re excited to announce that next year’s ISSUP workshop is organized in collaboration with UNODC in Vienna. The workshop will take place in Vienna from July 1-5, 2019. In order to develop the workshop programme around local interests and needs, we would like to ask our members in Europe for their input regarding potential plenary session topics and training courses.
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We're excited to announce that applications for the ISSUP Award are open now! ISSUP is proud to celebrate and honour the work of individuals, organisations, projects and initiatives in the drug demand reduction field.  Awards will be given in three categories:
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At the end of June ISSUP attended two important meetings in London, that shared space and knowledge!
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The ISSUP staff team met in June to discuss the coming months and updates to the website. The ISSUP team works remotely in different locations internationally so it is great to come together face-to-face to work on big developments and nuanced tasks. 
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Last week Joanna Travis-Roberts attended the 3rd ICUDDR conference in San Diego, USA. The International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction (ICUDDR) event brought together a range of representatives from universities around the world who are running or are interested in running addiction studies.
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At the beginning of June ISSUP staff attended the Trainer Development Task Force Meeting in Washington, DC. A number of experts came together to discuss the development of a trainer recruitment and skills development model for healthcare professionals interested in or currently working in the substance use prevention or treatment fields.
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UK-based developer to add group networking functionality to an existing Drupal 8 website.
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At the beginning of March the ISSUP team came together in England for a three day staff meeting. The aim of the meeting was to push forward with the fantastic new developments which are on the way for the organisation and the website. It was also the perfect chance to welcome the latest addition to the ISSUP staff team - Diana Crossan. Diana is based in the US and brings a wealth of experience in organising events and working internationally.
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At the start of February the ISSUP team met to discuss new plans for the website and welcome a new member of staff, Kira Weir, who has joined the team as Content Researcher. Joined by Andrew Thompson from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) it was a great opportunity to look forward to the new features and functionality that ISSUP will be able to offer members and visitors to the site.
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