Families can play a crucial role in facilitating the onset of drug use as well as in preventing it and in supporting the recovery process. The collaboration between families and professionals in this field is therefore one of the most effective elements.
Considering the scale and the evolution of drug consumption modalities, there is a need to identify adequate tools for families to prevent and recognize at-risk behaviors and possibly intervene if such behaviors result in drug use or in the progression towards substance use disorders.
The trafficking in counterfeit goods has grown to epidemic proportions across the globe. Currently, replicated goods have infiltrated almost every production sector, such as those of medicines, food and beverages, spare parts, toys, cosmetics, and electrical components.
UNICRI and RAND Europe presented the research conducted within the Project ALICE RAP, during the Eighth Annual Conference of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy (Rome, 21-23 May), an international conference which brought together many renowned academics and experts in the drug policy field.
UNICRI and the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) Secretariat conducted a joint training seminar from 17-21 June 2013 at the headquarters of United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for representatives of the national competent authorities of 12 West African countries.