CSIDP Conference

on 5 November 2018 in Brussels

Programme 5 November 2018


9.30 – 11.00

Welcome and Introduction

Key note:
An introduction to civil society involvement

The importance and need of community involvement: Community Representatives PWUD, PLHIV and/or PLHCV

The state of civil society involvement in drug policy – conclusions of the European assessment and roadmap on civil society involvement – University of Hamburg + panel

Discussion on requirements for true CSO

 11.00  – 11.30

Coffee break


11.30  – 13.00

The challenge of meaningful civil society involvement on European level with representatives of the European Commission, the Civil Society Forum on Drugs and HIV, Hepatitis and TB, governmental and community representatives


Civil society involvement on UN level: what works?
Vienna NGO Committee on Drug Speaker, UNAIDS speaker

13.00 – 14.00

Lunch break


14.00 – 15.30

Breaking it down to local and national level, encouraging examples:

Speakers from a Civil Society Organisation and a Governmental Institution per selected country/city.


Optional: 2 parallel sessions

15.30 – 16.00

Coffee break


16.00 – 17.00

Panel discussion and interactive session with the audience, following the critical elements of the roadmap.

Declaration on the importance of CSI – Launch of the Roadmap and urging  it’s use


17.00 – 18.00

Reception and fingerfood




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Civil Society Involvement in Drug Policy (CSIDP)
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1013 GE Amsterdam
The Netherlands


 Co-funded by the European Union