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Twenty five years of international research into drug addiction

Vingt-cinq ans de recherche internationale en toxicomanies

Comparative approaches to five key subjects

Regards croisés sur cinq sujets-clés

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Published on Friday, June 28, 2013 by Elsa Zotian

Summary

This international conference has a double aim: firstly to celebrate and reconstitute these 25 years of work and commitment in this area. Secondly, to open up debate and publicise the scientific results of the latest research project: “Analysis of policies and practices in the area of the use and abuse of drugs. Catholic universities in dialogue with political and social agents” which the centre has been coordinating for three years.

Announcement

Presentation

This international conference has a double aim: firstly to celebrate and reconstitute these 25 years of work and commitment in this area. Secondly, to open up debate and publicise the scientific results of the latest research project: “Analysis of policies and practices in the area of the use and abuse of drugs. Catholic universities in dialogue with political and social agents” which the centre has been coordinating for three years. This conference, with the cooperation of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, is open to everyone and there is no registration fee. Registration, which is compulsory, is open since June 1st. Institutions involved in this area that want to be represented at the conference can have a stand near the lecture hall.

Provisional programme

Tuesday 24 September

End of the Morning

Press conference

Refreshments

Wednesday 25 September

Morning: Welcome of participants

Afternoon : Opening

Welcome Speeches

  • Dr. Pedro Rubens Ferreira OliveiraPresident of the International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Dignitaries, European Monitoring Centre for Drugs & Drug Addiction (Portugal)
  • Prof. Maria da Glória GarciaVice Chancellor, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Portugal)

Introductory Lecture

“25 Years of Work by the Center on Drugs Use/Abuse”

  • Prof. Mons. Guy-Réal ThiviergeSecretary General of IFCU and Director of the CCR

Conversation

“Scientists in Dialogue with Social and Political Agents”

Researchers from Latin America, Asia and the Middle East,

Current CCR-IFCU project “Policies and Practices in the field of Drugs Use/Abuse”

Reception-dinner offered to the attendees

Thursday 26 September

Morning

Opening Lecture

“Drug Use/Abuse in the World Today: Towards a Change of Paradigm”

  • Prof. Graciela TouzéChairwoman, Intercambios Asociación Civil (Argentina)

Discussion with the audience

Round table “Drugs and Human Rights”

Moderator from the European Monitoring Center for Drugs & Drug Addiction (Portugal)

  • Prof. Asmin Fransiska, Atma Jaya Catholic University (Indonesia)
  • Prof. María Pía Pawlowicz, Intercambios Asociación Civil (Argentina)
  • Prof. John Eric Rhenals Turriago, Universidad de San Buenaventura-Cartagena (Colombia)
  • Prof. Nancie Prud’homme, International Centre on Human Rights and Drug Policy (United Kingdom)

Discussion with the audience

Free Lunch (2h break)

Afternoon

Introduction to the afternoon’s topics and Moderator of the Round Tables

Prof. Pascale Jamoulle, Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium)

Round table “Drugs and Public Health”

  • Prof. Leonia Capaverde Bulla, Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)
  • Prof. Guillermo Castaño, Fundación Universitaria Luis Amigó (Colombia)
  • Prof. Eunike Sri Tyas Suci, Atma Jaya Catholic University (Indonesia)
  • Prof. Maria de Fátima Trigueiros, SICAD (Portugal)
  • Delegate, European Monitoring Centre for Drugs & Drug Addiction (Portugal)

Discussion with the audience

Round table “Drugs and Social Integration”

  • Prof. Houwayda Matta, Université Saint-Joseph (Lebanon)
  • Prof. Sandra Joseph, Stella Maris College (India)
  • Prof. Barnabe D’Souza, Don Bosco Research Center (India)
  • Prof. Jorge Baeza, Universidad Católica Silva Henríquez (Chile)
  • Delegate, European Monitoring Centre for Drugs & Drug Addiction (Portugal)

Discussion with the audience

Friday 27 September

Morning

Introduction to the Morning’s Topics and Moderator of the Round Tables

Prof. Christian Ben Lakdhar, Université Catholique de Lille (France)

Round table “Drugs and Security”

  • Prof. Armando De Jesus, University of Santo Tomas (Philippines)
  • Delegate, European Monitoring Centre for Drugs & Drug Addiction (Portugal)
  • Prof. Mike Trace, International Drug Policy Consortium (United Kingdom)
  • Prof. Erik Fernández Revollo, Universidad Católica Boliviana « San Pablo » (Bolivia)

Discussion with the audience

Round table “Perspectives on the International Control of Drugs”

  • Prof. Alexander Domenech Sarmiento, Universidad San Buenaventura-Cartagena (Colombia)
  • Prof. Martin Jelsma, Transnational Institute (Netherlands)
  • Prof. Alexis Goosdeel, European Monitoring Centre for Drugs & Drug Addiction (Portugal)
  • Prof. Preecha Methavasaraphak, Assumption University (Thailand)

Discussion with the audience

Free Lunch (2h break)

Afternoon

Presentation of the Recommendations of the CCR Teams

Closure of the event

Places

  • Universidade Catolica Portuguesa
    Lisbon, Portugal

Date(s)

  • Tuesday, September 24, 2013
  • Wednesday, September 25, 2013
  • Thursday, September 26, 2013
  • Friday, September 27, 2013

Keywords

  • usage et abus de drogue, toxicomanies, études psychosociales, formation, recherche, politiques publiques, débat public, santé publique, droits de l'homme, intégration sociale, sécurité publique, sécurité internationale

Contact(s)

  • Nicolas Vergier
    courriel : nicolas [dot] vergier [at] bureau [dot] fiuc [dot] org

Information source

  • Loïc Roche
    courriel : communication [at] bureau [dot] fiuc [dot] org

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« Twenty five years of international research into drug addiction », Conference, symposium, Calenda, Published on Friday, June 28, 2013, https://calenda.org/254301

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