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25 June 2014
Press briefing on Friday 26th June for launch of UNODC's World Drug Report 2015
VIENNA, 24 June (UN Information Service) - On Friday 26th June, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) will hold a press briefing to launch its flagship World Drug Report 2015:
Friday 26 June
10:00 hrs (Central European Summer Time)
Conference Room C6, C Building, 7th Floor,
Vienna International Centre
The report provides a comprehensive review of the production, trafficking and consumption the main illicit drugs, and includes an examination of their related health consequences.
Topics covered in the report include:
- Drug use in prisons;
- A review of the impact of recent changes in cannabis policy;
- Gender, drug use and health consequences; and
- Alternative development;
The press briefing will be webcast: http://www.unis.unvienna.org/unis/en/webcast.html
International journalists not attending in person can send their questions either before or during the press conference to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The questions will then be read to UNODC's panel of experts.
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