Practice

Planet Youth Guidebook Launch Event

Online,

The Planet Youth Guidebook Launch Event will take place October 27th 2021.

The Planet Youth team has recently published a complete guidebook for the Planet Youth method. The book covers all the processes from the planning phase to the implementation phase and describes best practices and deep know-how for a successful work.  

 The event will be broadcast both in English and Spanish. 

Lisbon Addictions 2022

Lisbon, Portugal,

The next European Conference on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies will take place from 23-25 November 2022.

The overarching theme of Lisbon Addictions 2022 will be Global Addictions.

The following issues will be the focus of the conference:

Tobacco Control in Africa

The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that one in five African adolescents use tobacco and predict a doubling of deaths related to tobacco use in low- and middle-income countries between 2002 and 2030. Here, you can find out more about policy and practice that countries are putting in place in an attempt to control tobacco use in Africa.

Cocaine Insights 2

Published by
UNODC
Publication Date

In the context of an ongoing expansion of the global cocaine market, this report summarizes the current state of knowledge on what cocaine consumer products are and how they are produced and consumed in different world regions. The report is based on available published evidence and on the knowledge gained through UNODC’s monitoring activities in South American countries.

Cocaine Insights 1

Published by
UNODC
Publication Date

The cocaine market presents a clear threat at the global level. Well-defined locations of production in South America and large consumer markets in the Americas and Europe lead to trafficking routes from a circumscribed origin to specific, even if far-flung, destinations.

Identifying NGOs working on drug treatment in humanitarian settings

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and specifically the Prevention Treatment and Rehabilitation Section (PTRS) are working on addressing substance use and substance use disorders in humanitarian settings. In this context, they are looking for civil society service providers offering drug use disorder treatment or prevention services to displaced populations or working in humanitarian settings, all over the world. Service providers with concrete practical experience will eventually be invited, jointly with humanitarian