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Global Alcohol Policy Conference

Cape Town, South Africa,

The Global Alcohol Policy Conference 2021 to be held in Cape Town – on site and online.

The 7th Global Alcohol Policy Conference (GAPC) 2021 will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, 11-14 October 2021.

Considering the uncertainties regarding the COVID-19 situation at that time, GAPC 2021 will be a hybrid conference with both on site and online participation.

European and central Asian Countries Lead the Way in Cost-effective Alcohol Policies

A new report published by the World Health Organisation presents the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, the Republic of Moldova, the Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan – as leaders in implementing the most cost-effective policies to reduce alcohol intake and alcohol-attributable harm in the WHO European Region. The report highlights the quick direct action the region has taken to reduce the harm that alcohol can cause to

14th Annual ISSDP Conference 2021

Aguascalientes, Mexico,

The 14th ISSDP Conference will be held in Aguascalientes, Mexico from the 2nd until the 4th of June 2021. This annual event is of interest to academics in the field of drug policy, as well as policymakers and decision-makers interested in drugs and drug policy.

Master’s Program in Addiction Policy and Practice

Georgetown Announces Master’s Program in Addiction Policy and Practice. The new program seeks to build a national policy workforce to respond to one of the most untreated chronic health conditions in the United States. Georgetown University’s new Master's Program in Addiction Policy and Practice is a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary course of study that seeks to build a national policy workforce to respond to one of the most untreated chronic health conditions in the United States –

Australian National Alcohol Strategy 2019-2028

The Australian Government has released a new strategy to address alcohol-related harms in Australian communities. These harms include violence, disease, injuries, road deaths and an estimated 4,000 alcohol-attributable deaths per year1.

The new National Alcohol Strategy, which sits as a sub-strategy under the National Drug Strategy 2017-2026, is the result of years of consultation with a wide range of stakeholders.

Research Project Grant

Funding Opportunity Title Interventions to Prevent Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) Use Among Adolescents Funding Opportunity Description The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to support research to test the efficacy or effectiveness of interventions to prevent initiation and/or escalation of ENDS (electronic nicotine delivery system) use among adolescents research on the impact of tobacco control policies, including ENDS-specific policies, on adolescent ENDS use behavior. Of priority is research that is theoretically based and

EMCDDA webinar: COVID-19 and drug policy

Lisbon,

Background: this is the 6th EMCDDA webinar on the Coronavirus. It will be exploring with the help of three experts from Northern, Central, Southern European EU countries (Finland, Greece and The Netherlands) whether the COVID-19 related emergency is having or is going to have any impact on Drugs Policy.