Meeting of Global Demand Reduction (DDR) Partners on Workforce Development, January 2018
ICUDDR both participated and presented at the Meeting of Global Demand Reduction (DDR) Partners on Workforce Development. These meetings were conducted by INL/U.S. Department of State and hosted by CICAD/Organization of American States in January 2018. Participants at this meeting were varied and prestigious, including African Union, Applied Prevention Science International (APSI), the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), U.S. Department of State, Colombo Plan, the Government of Chile, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the International Society of Substance Use Professionals (ISSUP), NASADAD, U.S. Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), National Rehabilitation Centre, United Arab Emirates, OAS/CICAD, PIRE, SME, University of North Carolina, UNAM, UNODC, and International specialists and advisors. The topics included the Universal Treatment and Prevention curricula development process, the dissemination process, digitizing drug demand reduction, distance learning, and mentorship.