Worldwide overview of high-level events, stakeholder opportunities and UN Observances covering Human Rights, Global health, and Sustainable development, including alcohol and other drug policy issues.

The event calendar provides a unique overview of the events that take place around the world, especially at the United Nations in New York, Geneva, Vienna and Nairobi – with regard to policy processes concerning alcohol and other drugs.

The event calendar also provides insights into conference that deal with the latest science, workshops and seminars for capacity-building, online events and stakeholder engagements opportunities.

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August 2017

Addiction Congress 2017

August 29 - August 31
Prague, Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic United States + Google Map

Addiction Congress 2017 is a three-day event. It provides a perfect platform for leading scientists, researchers, decision-makers and other players to gain the latest information on topics of current research like Addiction Genetics, Drug addiction and Neurotoxicology, Dual Diagnosis and Drug-induced brain disorders.
This conference may suggest the future directions to deal with addiction related disorders of CNS, brain, and their diagnosis, treatment and therapy, rehabiliation and recovery to the recent case studies...

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International Overdose Awareness Day

August 31

International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is a global event held on August 31st each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death.
International Overdose Awareness Day aims to raise awareness that the tragedy of overdose death is preventable...

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September 2017

Mental Health for All Conference

September 18 - September 20
Hilton Toronto, Richmond Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada, Hilton Toronto, Richmond Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada United States + Google Map

Mental Health for All Conference - It Takes a Nation
Change is in the air for mental health in Canada – you can feel it. But it will take the entire nation to harness those winds of change and make it real...

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69th Session Of The Regional Committee Of WHO For The Americas

September 25 - September 29
Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization, Washington, D.C., DC, United States, Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization, Washington, D.C., DC, United States United States + Google Map

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Governing Bodies Meetings in 2017...

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October 2017


October 4 - October 6
Pullman Melbourne Albert Park, Queens Road, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Pullman Melbourne Albert Park, Queens Road, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia United States + Google Map

Global Alcohol Policy Conference 2017: Mobilizing for Change - Alcohol policy and the evidence for action
The international Global Alcohol Policy Conference (GAPC) is the leading forum for the world’s alcohol policy makers and researchers.
GAPC 2017 will be co-hosted by the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE), Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA), National Alliance for Action on Alcohol (NAAA) and Global Alcohol Policy Alliance (GAPA).

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2017 WHO Global Conference on NCDs

October 18 - October 20
Mercosur Building, Rambla Presidente Wilson 11200
Montevideo, Uruguay
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World Health Organization (WHO) is organizing the "Global Conference on Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs): Enhancing policy coherence between different spheres of policy making that have a bearing on attaining SDG target 3.4 on NCDs" to, by 2030, reduce by one third premature mortality from NCDs through prevention and treatment...

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Lisbon Addictions 2017

October 24 - October 26
Lisbon, Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal United States + Google Map

Second European Conference on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies
Lisbon Addictions 2017 is a multidisciplinary conference that provides a forum for networking across the addictions...

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November 2017

Issues of Substance Conference 2017

November 13 - November 15
Calgary, AB, Canada, Calgary, AB, Canada United States + Google Map

Issues of Substance (IOS) is Canada’s only national conference that brings together addiction workers, healthcare professionals, researchers, policy makers and knowledge brokers from across the country...

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December 2017

World AIDS Day 2017

December 1

World AIDS Day is celebrated around the world on December 1st each year. It has become one of the most recognized international health days and a key opportunity to raise awareness, commemorate those who have passed on, and celebrate victories, such as increased access to treatment and prevention services...

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