Global launch of the 2021 World Drug Report
When: Thursday, 24 June 2021 from 10:00 to 11:00 am, Vienna time (CEST)
Where: In person at the Vienna International Centre, UNIS media hub (C0225A),
or online – link will be shared upon registration.
Speaker: Angela Me, Chief, Research & Trends Analysis Branch, UNODC
Short Summary: The World Drug Report 2021 provides an analysis of the latest supply and demand of cannabis, opioids, cocaine and amphetamine-type stimulants. The Report also includes an early assessment of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on drug market dynamics, including in terms of health consequences and how drug service provision has adapted to the new situation.
Registration: Please register through this link: https://forms.gle/VfyuFFoWH7kqvxVNA
– to attend the press briefing, either online or in person,
– for an advanced copy of the 2021 World Drug Report (available from 21 June), and
– for interview requests.
COVID-19 Measures: All journalists, including those accredited to the UN in Vienna, who plan to attend in person, need to register before 10:00 am CEST on Wednesday 23 June by submitting the online form: https://forms.gle/VfyuFFoWH7kqvxVNA (same link as above).
Registration for online attendance closes one hour before the launch.
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