policy makers

Viet Nam - UNODC Discussing Cooperation in Drug Prevention and Treatment

Currently, relevant ministries and agencies in Vietnam are studying, supplementing and amending the Law on Drug Prevention and Control to meet the current situation and practical requirements, including the section on drug prevention and treatment. The support of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in the development of this component is essential and a very timely workshop for policy makers on the nature, prevention and treatment of drug use disorders was held

UNODC Conducts Training on Psychoactive Substance Use for Policymakers

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) held a training for high-level participants to address the nature, prevention and treatment of drug use disorders from 22-24 October 2019, in Brasilia, Brazil. The meeting gathered about 50 people among representatives of the federal, state and local governments involved in the prevention, treatment, social reintegration of drug users and the fight against trafficking. The event was organized in partnership with the Ministry of Citizenship and

Vietnamese Policymakers Attend UNODC Training on the Nature, Prevention and Treatment of Drug Use Disorders

More than thirty (30) Vietnamese high-level decision makers from the Department of Social Vice Prevention, Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA), the Office of the Government (OOG), Ministry of Health (MOH), Ministry of Public Security (MPS), the Social Affairs Department, National Assembly (NA), the Department of Administrative Sanctions Management, Ministry of Justice (MOJ), Women's Union, academia and civil society are participating in this three-day workshop, being held 4 – 6 November 2019 in

UNODC Training on the Nature, Prevention and Treatment of Drug Use Disorders for Policymakers from Central Asia

Twenty-four (24) high-level decision makers from the Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Kazakhstan, Republic of Tajikistan, Republic of Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan are participating in a three-day workshop on creating humane, effective and evidence-based drug use prevention and drug dependence treatment and care services, being held from 30 October to 01 November 2019 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The event was inaugurated by Mr. Nilolay Negay, Director of the Republican Scientific and Practical Centre for Mental Health of the

UNODC realiza capacitación sobre el uso de sustancias psicoactivas para formuladores de políticas

La Oficina de las Naciones Unidas contra la Droga y el Delito (UNODC) llevó a cabo entre 22 y 24 octubre 2019, en Brasilia, un entrenamiento sobre la naturaleza, prevención y tratamiento de los trastornos relacionados con las drogas. El encuentro reunió a cerca de 50 personas incluidos representantes de los gobiernos federales, estatales y del Distrito Federal involucrados con la prevención, el tratamiento, la reintegración social de los usuarios y en la lucha contra

UNODC realiza treinamento sobre uso de substâncias psicoativas para formuladores de políticas

O Escritório das Nações Unidas sobre Drogas e Crime (UNODC), deu início na segunda-feira (21), à capacitação sobre natureza, prevenção e tratamento de transtornos relacionados ao uso de drogas, em uma reunião fechada para autoridades, em Brasília. O encontro se estenderá até o dia 24 de outubro e reunirá representantes do governo federal envolvidos na prevenção, no tratamento, na reinserção social e no combate ao tráfico. Até a próxima quinta-feira, representantes dos Estados e do

UNODC Training for Uruguayan Policymakers on the Nature, Prevention and Treatment of Drug Use Disorders

A policy maker training on the nature, prevention and treatment of drug use disorders was organized for 50 participants in coordination with the National Board of Drugs (Uruguay), the UNODC Country Office in Peru and Ecuador, and the UNODC regional section for Latin America from 9-11 September 2019 in Montevideo, Uruguay. In the opening of the meeting, the Secretary General of the National Board of Drugs (Diego Oliveira) outlined the national strategy on drugs. Moreover,

Enhanced Knowledge of Indonesian Policymakers on the Nature, Prevention and Treatment of Drug Use Disorders

30 policymakers from the Indonesian Ministry of Social Affairs, the National Narcotics Board (BNN), the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Law and Human Rights, the Ministry of Interior, and other entities participated in a three-day workshop on creating humane, effective and evidence-based drug use prevention and drug dependence treatment and care services. This training, being held from 14 – 16 October 2019 in Jakarta, Indonesia was organized by UNODC Headquarters together with the UNODC Programme

30th TheMHS Conference

Perth, Australia,

The Mental Health Services (TheMHS) Conference is Australasia’s leading and most diverse mental health conference. It is held in a different city around Australia and New Zealand each year and attracts approximately 1,000 delegates annually.

The theme for the 2020 Conference is ‘Balancing the System’.