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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May 2018

WHA71

May 21 - May 26
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of May, repeating indefinitely

Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland United States + Google Map

The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO and meets once per year in May, in Geneva, Switzerland...

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WHA71 Side Event On Alcohol Policy

May 24, 6:00 PM - 6:50 PM
Room IX, Palais des Nations
Geneva, Switzerland
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The side event will provide state-of-the-art knowledge and understanding about the global burden of alcohol harm, es- pecially considering the epidemics of TB and NCDs - which are high on the political agenda.

Secondly, we will outlineco-benefits of addressing alcohol as cross-cutting risk factor, for example in promoting health for all and achieving universalhealth coverage.

Thirdly, this side event will serve to present inspiring stories of concrete solutions being implemented both by countries and civil society. And last but not least, this side event will discuss ways forward in 2018 and beyond to reduce the global burden and help achieve other overarching goals, like ending TB, beating NCDs, mobilizing a commitment to UHC and achieving health for all and reaching the SDGs...

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WHO EB 143rd Session

May 28 - May 29
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of May, repeating indefinitely

World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, Pregny-Chambésy, Geneva, Switzerland, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, Pregny-Chambésy, Geneva, Switzerland United States + Google Map

The Executive Board is composed of 34 members technically qualified in the field of health. Members are elected for three-year terms. The main functions of the Board are to give effect to the decisions and policies of the World Health Assembly, to advise it and generally to facilitate its work...

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June 2018

IOGT Webinar Series

June 1, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day 1 of the month, repeating indefinitely

IOGT Headquarters, Stockholm, Sweden, IOGT Headquarters, Stockholm, Sweden United States + Google Map

IOGT International arranges webinars, exclusively for its membership. The purpose of these webinars is to explore current advocacy issues,
coordinate about joint campaigning on global occasions, build capacity and update about latest developments in global affairs and science relating to alcohol and other drug prevention, exchange best practices, and inspire with success stories from around the IOGT movement. Participation is for IOGT International members only.

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July 2018

IOGT Webinar Series

July 1, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day 1 of the month, repeating indefinitely

IOGT Headquarters, Stockholm, Sweden, IOGT Headquarters, Stockholm, Sweden United States + Google Map

IOGT International arranges webinars, exclusively for its membership. The purpose of these webinars is to explore current advocacy issues,
coordinate about joint campaigning on global occasions, build capacity and update about latest developments in global affairs and science relating to alcohol and other drug prevention, exchange best practices, and inspire with success stories from around the IOGT movement. Participation is for IOGT International members only.

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HLPF 2018

July 9 - July 18
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of July, repeating indefinitely

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

The meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2018 convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council will be held from Monday, 9 July, to Wednesday, 18 July 2018; including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Monday, 16 July, to Wednesday, 18 July 2018.
The theme will be "Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies". The set of goals to be reviewed in depth will be SDG6, 7, 11, 12, and 15...

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Successfully Tackling The Structural Drivers Of HIV

July 21
Amsterdam, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Netherlands United States + Google Map

STRIVE's one-day pre-conference session - on July 21, 2018 - will synthesize evidence on structural drivers of HIV, including findings from studies conducted as part of the STRIVE research consortium. Policy makers, implementers, civil society advocates and researchers will lead a series of panel discussions on ways to tackle structural drivers...

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AIDS 2018

July 23 - July 27
Amsterdam, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Netherlands United States + Google Map

The International AIDS Conference is the largest conference on any global health issue in the world. First convened during the peak of the AIDS epidemic in 1985, it continues to provide a unique forum for the intersection of science, advocacy, and human rights. Each conference is an opportunity to strengthen policies and programmes that ensure an evidence-based response to the epidemic...

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August 2018

IOGT Webinar Series

August 1, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day 1 of the month, repeating indefinitely

IOGT Headquarters, Stockholm, Sweden, IOGT Headquarters, Stockholm, Sweden United States + Google Map

IOGT International arranges webinars, exclusively for its membership. The purpose of these webinars is to explore current advocacy issues,
coordinate about joint campaigning on global occasions, build capacity and update about latest developments in global affairs and science relating to alcohol and other drug prevention, exchange best practices, and inspire with success stories from around the IOGT movement. Participation is for IOGT International members only.

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IOGT International 69th World Congress

August 6 - August 11
Sigtuna, Sweden, Sigtuna, Sweden + Google Map

The IOGT International World Congress is a unique opportunity for all participants to share their experiences and expertise, to listen and learn from inspiring leaders from around the world, and create new contacts and friendships...

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