This week the ISSUP team has come together for its annual staff meeting. The meeting has offered a chance to reflect on the organisation’s achievements over the past year, as well as to plan for the year ahead to further ISSUP’s contribution to the professionalisation of the substance use prevention, treatment and recovery workforce.
UNODC-WHO Training in Argentina on the Management of Substance Use & Substance Use Disorders during Pregnancy
Over 5,500 people joined us earlier this month for the launch of ISSUP Mexico during the 20th International Congress and 50th Anniversary Celebration of Centros de Integración Juvenil (CIJ) in Mexico City. The Congress was inaugurated by the President of Mexico, Mr.
O ministro da Justiça, Torquato Jardim, anunciou em outubro mais 3.395 vagas em comunidades terapêuticas para acolher e recuperar dependentes químicos. É uma ampliação em mais de 50%. Em abril, o Ministério da Justiça já havia lançado edital prevendo outras 6 mil vagas. Com as vagas anunciadas, serão oferecidas 9.395 oportunidades.
With the aim of discussing outstanding issues concerning the prevention area of the drug demand reduction effort, a meeting took place in Washington, DC hosted by OAS/CICAD. The focus of the meeting was to consider the concept of creating a “Prevention Map” that could be developed and offered through ISSUP as part of the Professional Development section of its website.
There have been extensive training sessions in the Philippines on The Criminal Justice System UTC.
The training encourages a whole government evidence-based approach and is courtesy of INL Manila - US Embassy.