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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September 2017

Global Goals Week

September 16 - September 23
United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY, United States, United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY, United States United States + Google Map

Global Goals Week brings together individuals, governments, civil society, businesses, international organizations and other partners during the opening of the UN General Assembly each September to continue momentum and cultivate ideas, solutions and partnerships that are measuring progress, continuing to drive action on and promoting accountability for the implementation of the SDGs...

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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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2017 National Conference On Alc​ohol And Opioid Use In Women And Girls

October 26 - October 27
Washington Marriott, 775 12th St NW
Washington DC, 20005 United States
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Interesting conference organized by American Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. The event takes place in Washington and focuses on women and girls as a risk group. It provides the latest studies on alcohol and opioid use in the context of prevention, treatment and recovery...

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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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Ending Tuberculosis In Sustainable Development Era

November 16 - November 17
World Trade Center, World Trade Center, Krasnopresnenskaya nab., 12
Moscow, 123610 Russian Federation
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The Global Ministerial Conference aims to accelerate country implementation of the WHO End TB Strategy in order to reach the End TB targets set by the World Health Assembly and the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...

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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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