Drug Demand Reduction

Programa que reduziu uso de drogas na Islândia é apresentado a senadores brasileiros

Campinas, 18 de outubro de 2019

Você sabia que o tempo passado com os pais é o principal fator de prevenção do uso de drogas? Essa é uma das premissas do programa que reduziu drasticamente o consumo de drogas na Islândia e que foi apresentado no dia 4 de setembro de 2019 aos senadores das Comissões de Assuntos Sociais (CAS) e de Educação (CE), em audiência pública.

Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC) Training for the Philippine Criminal Justice System

The UNODC Mentor from Indonesia participated as a trainer at the workshop organized by Colombo Plan on The Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC) for the Philippine Criminal Justice System. It was inaugurated with the generous support of the Bureau of International Narcotics Affairs (INL), US Embassy, Manila on 22 April 2019. A total of 53 participants from the Philippines Drug Enforcers Agency (PDEA), Philippines National Police (PNP) and Academy, participated in this important workshop. The training

La prevención en manos de los jóvenes: Herramientas pedagógicas en prevención del consumo de sustancias psicoactivas y mitigación de su impacto, para líderes de organizaciones juveniles

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Ministerio de Salud y Protección Social y la Oficina de Naciones Unidas contra la Droga y el Delito en Colombia – UNODC
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El Ministerio de Salud y Protección Social entrega a los jóvenes este documento de prevención y mitigación del impacto del consumo de sustancias psicoactivas (SPA), para que sean los mismos jóvenes quienes den las respuestas adecuadas a este fenómeno del consumo de SPA, aprovechando la contundencia de la imagen, la confianza de la cercanía estética, el reconocimiento del segmento etario, la eficacia de la similitud verbal, la jerga y la lingüí

Marco técnico de acción para orientar las acciones de reducción del consumo de drogas en el Sistema Penitenciario y Carcelario

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Ministerio Justicia y del Derecho, Oficina de las Naciones Unidas contra la Droga y el Delito (UNODC
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El documento de marco técnico de acción para orientar las acciones de reducción del consumo de drogas en el Sistema Penitenciario y Carcelario fue elaborado con la asesoría de la Corporación Viviendo, en el marco del Proyecto “Apoyo Institucional al Sistema Penal Colombiano”, DCIALA/2010/022-249, suscrito entre el Ministerio de Justicia y del Derecho y la Unión Europea, con la participación del Instituto Nacional Penitenciario y Carcelario INP

Reducción del consumo de sustancias psicoactivas en el ámbito universitario

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Ministerio Justicia y del Derecho, Oficina de las Naciones Unidas contra la Droga y el Delito (UNODC)
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El Ministerio Justicia y del Derecho, en asocio con la Oficina de las Naciones Unidas contra la Droga y el Delito (UNODC), viene liderando el desarrollo de herramientas prácticas que contribuyan a mejorar el quehacer preventivo y de mitigación en ámbitos en los que se encuentran las poblaciones de mayor vulnerabilidad al consumo de sustancias psicoactivas en Colombia.

Call for Global Trainers

The International Society of Substance Use Professionals (ISSUP) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) announce the formation of a pool of Global Trainers with the support of the U.S. State Department Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL). DDR Trainer Development Objectives: Build training skills, based on adult learning theory, for current DDR experts/ trainers around the world. Ensure a consistent level of substantive DDR knowledge across the spectrum

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

The 26th of June marks the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking . First observed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1987, the day is "an expression of its determination to strengthen action and cooperation to achieve the goal of an international society free of drug abuse." The theme for the day is " Listen First - Listening to children and youth is the first step to help them grow healthy and

European Drug Report 2018

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European Monitoring Centre on Drugs and Drug Addiction
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The European Monitoring Centre on Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) has released their latest European Drugs report. 

Covering 30 European countries the report explores drug trends, developments in prevention and treatment, public health issues, supply and drug policy. 

Available in 24 languages the report is free to download from the EMCDDA website: http://www.emcdda.europa.eu/edr2018

ISSUP Takes Part in the African Union Continental Consultation on Drug Demand Reduction

The African Union Continental Consultation on Drug Demand Reduction organised by the African Union took place in Tunisia from 1-3 November. ISSUP was invited to attend and contribute to the meeting through Jeff Lee, ISSUP’s Senior Consultant and former Executive Director. The meeting was attended by representatives of 80% of African Union member countries, predominantly government personnel. During the meeting the countries provided feedback on their work and developments in the demand reduction field and