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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July 2017

Creating Communities Where Kids, Youth Thrive

July 11, 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY, United States, United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY, United States United States + Google Map

HLPF 2017 Side Event: SDG 3 is the governments’ commitment to “Ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all at all ages.” Creating com- munities that tend to the needs and interests of children, adolescents and youth holds tremendous potential for the promotion of healthy lifestyles throughout the life course...

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Massive Obstacle To Development – Alcohol Harm

July 11, 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY, United States, United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY, United States United States + Google Map

HLPF 2017 Side Event: No less than 13 of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals are adversely impacted by alcohol. Pervasive alcohol harm causes poverty, ill-health and premature deaths, erodes economic productivity, threatens women’s empowerment and gender equality, contributes to unsafe public space and jeopardizes water and food security. What can we do about it?

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ECOSOC High-Level Segment 2017

July 17 - July 20

The High-level Segment represents the culmination of ECOSOC's annual cycle of work and convenes a diverse group of high-level representatives from Government, the private sector, civil society and academia for policy dialogue, review and recommendations on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and other internationally agreed development goals...

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Addiction Research 2017

July 20 - July 21
Lisbon, Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal United States + Google Map

Addiction Research 2017 is an annual meeting of Neuroscience organizations as well as Addiction Research Committees to discuss and share the knowledge of Addictive disorders in terms of collaboration, structures and organizational development...

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CATS Forum 2017

July 29 - August 4
Caux, Montreux, Switzerland, Caux, Montreux, Switzerland United States + Google Map

CATS (Children As Actors For Transforming Society) Forum 2017 - Reaching for an inclusive worldPurpose The guiding principles of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child are that every child has the right to participation and that it should be inclusive for even the most marginalized. CATS 2017 will explore how children all around the world are creating an inclusive world. Organizers The event is organized by Eurochild, Initiatives et Changement France, Child to Child, Universal Education Foundation…

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August 2017

Intergenerational Dialogues On Sustainable Development Goals

August 1, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY, United States, United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY, United States United States + Google Map

A United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI) Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) Intergenerational Dialogues event will be held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City, August 1, 2017...

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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
95 Drummond Street Carlton Vic 3053 Australia, 95 Drummond Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3053 Australia
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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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International Day Of Democracy

August 31
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of September, repeating indefinitely

New York, NY, United States, New York, NY, United States United States + Google Map

The International Day of Democracy is celebrated around the world on 15 September each year. It was established through a resolution passed by the UN General Assembly in 2007, encouraging governments to strengthen and consolidate democracy...

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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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