The International Society of Substance Use Professional (ISSUP) is a global, non-profit and non-government organisation supporting a network of professionals on drug prevention, treatment, care and rehabilitation. ISSUP organises an Annual Conference every year and in 2019, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime will be hosting the 5th Conference of ISSUP on 1-5 July 2019 here at the United Nations Headquarters in Vienna.
ISSUP Conferences bring together professionals on prevention of drug use and treatment, and rehabilitation of drug use disorders from all over the world. Participation in the conference enhances their knowledge, grows their network, allows them to exchange experiences and strengthen partnerships, all the while discussing the newest developments the field. This year’s 5th ISSUP Conference is being planned to include a plenary event along with training events and networking opportunities for professionals working in the field of drug addiction. COPOLAD participates at the ISSUP’s International Conference on Drug Prevention, Treatment and Care – Inspiration and Direction, by speaking in plenary with a particular focus on Quality Assurance mechanisms for drug treatment services- COPOLAD’s experience in Latin America and The Caribbean, within the theme Treatment Innovations.
0.3 - Ensure visibility of COPOLAD and its activities and disseminate the contents in the main political and professional forums in the field of drug policies to be held both internationally and in CELAC.