ISSUP Services to Drug Demand Reduction Award

Call for Nominations

Do you know someone who has achieved exceptional service, has shown commitment or has made outstanding contributions to the drug demand reduction field? If yes, please nominate them for the ISSUP Services to Drug Demand Reduction Award.

The award honours individuals for their outstanding contribution to drug demand reduction at the local, national or international level.

Please note: There is no limitation on the number of recipients for this award. Self-nominations will not be accepted.

You can nominate individuals in three categories: 

  • Lifetime Achievement: Honours individuals who have achieved exceptional service and practiced leadership through sustained contributions to the drug demand reduction field in their lifetime. Individuals eligible for this award must have worked at least 20 years in drug demand reduction. 
  • Excellence: Recognises individuals for their unique and outstanding contributions to the drug demand reduction field. Individuals eligible for this award must have at least 5 years of work/volunteering experience in the drug demand reduction field and their contributions must be guided by ISSUP’s Code of Ethics. Click here to access the ISSUP Code of Ethics.
  • Early Career: Recognises individuals who are in the early stage of their career and have shown commitment and made outstanding contributions to the drug demand reduction field (e.g. through publications, research, policy work, volunteering, projects and other initiatives). Individuals eligible for this award must have less than 8 years of work/volunteering experience in the drug demand reduction field. 

How to nominate individuals?

Any ISSUP Member can nominate an individual that meets the award requirements. Self-nominations will not be accepted. Please send your nomination via email to info [at] issup [dot] net by September 30th, 2018.

Please include the following in your email:

  • Name and country of nominee
  • Number of years in service in the drug demand reduction field of nominee
  • Type of category you wish to nominate the person for: Lifetime Achievement, Excellence, Early Career
  • List and short description of contributions to the drug demand reduction field made by nominee (e.g. projects, programmes and other initiatives, publications, policy work at the local, national or international level). List and description should not exceed 300 words.
  • Optional: Any supporting documents (e.g. photos, academic papers, reports, local news coverage, etc.)
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