Human Rights and Drug Policy Workshop in Hong Kong (Fully Funded)
The program will be taken place at the Centre for Criminology at the University of Hong Kong. It will focus on the relationship between human rights, public health, and drug policy as well as the gap between these principles and practice in the implementation of drug policies in Asia. You are invited to apply for this workshop.
Where: University of Hong Kong
Nationality: Not specified (countries in East Asia and Southeast Asia are encouraged to apply)
Duration: 16 to 20 October 2017
Award: full scholarship support including travel, accommodation (shared double rooms), and meals
What will it be about?
- current drug trends, international drug control system, and impacts in Asia Pacific
- human rights and drug control
- lessons learned and best practices of drug policy in Asia, Europe, and Latin America
- public health and harm reduction
- women, sexuality, and drug policy
- site visits in Hong Kong to harm reduction and treatment centers
- You need to be government staff working on drug policy and health
- You are individuals from civil society working in public health, human rights, development, journalism, law, public policy, etc., with an interest in drug policy.
- You are researchers and junior faculty.
What do you need to submit?
- Application form
- curriculum vitae
To apply: send to Ms. Leona Li at firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: August 1, 2017