Conference's participants, Stockholm 2002
Conference Papers and Closed Conferences
- 5-6 February 2009, Göteborg, Sweden
SECOND WORLD MAYORS' CONFERENCE and 16th ECAD MAYORS' CONFERENCE
ECAD Annual Mayors Conference coincided with the II World Mayors Conference this year to offer stronger support for the UN Conventions on the verge of the High Level Segment Meeting and the 52 Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs early in March 2009.
Among the conference speakers was:
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26 November 2008, Bollnäs, Sweden: ECAD Gävleborg
ECAD Sweden autumn conference in Gävleborg
Swedish drug coordination work, drugs in international perspective, doping and other issues.
One-day conference, Folkets Hus, 9.00 - 16.30. Free of charge.
Find the programme (in Swedish) here and read more under "Links/ECAD Sweden" in the menu to the left.
6-7 November 2008, St.Petersburg, Russia
Countering narcotics and organised crime in the Baltic Sea region (Estonia, Lithuania, Poland, Sweden, Latvia and Russia).
Concluding conference organized by Institute for Security and Development Policy (ISDP) and ECAD.
We will discuss drug situation in the countries concerned, new crime trends and drug related corruption as an obstacle in international and local drug enforcement cooperation.
For more information (in English, Swedish or Russian) please contact us by e-mail:
30-31 October 2008, Stavropol, Russia
Drug situation on municipal level: under control or defeated? : Russian member cities exhange experiences
For Russian memers of ECAD
You will find Conference Programme and other related materials (in Russian only) under "Links/ECAD Russia" in the menu to the left.
2-3 October 2008, Umeå, Sweden
Norrland: A drug-free region?: ECAD Sweden Annual Conference
For Swedish memers of ECAD
You will find Conference Programme and other related materials (in Swedish only) under "Links/ECAD Sweden" in the menu to the left.
28-29 May 2008 Warsaw, Poland
15th ECAD Mayors' Conference
DRUGS IN THE CULTURE OF CITY YOUTH
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10-11 December, 2007 St. Petersburg, Russia
Conference for the Law Enforcement agencies around the Baltic Sea,
in cooperation with the Swedish Governmental Committee Mobilisation Against Drugs
22-23 November, 2007, Stavropol, Russia
ECAD Russian Network Conference:
Family and Drugs abuse
15-17 November, 2007, Novi Grad Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
5th ECAD Balkan Network Conference
Here you can read the complete report summerizing the conference, PDF-format
Read the programme here
18-19 October 2007, Reykjavik, Iceland
Conference held by the Steering Committee of Youth in Europe
Youth in Europe - a drug prevention programme
Read the Programme here
4th and 5th October 2007, Killarney, Ireland
Fourth National Conference
on Substance and Alcohol Misuse
for Local Authorities, The Public Service and
Drug/Alcohol Misuse Service Providers -
GETTING A GRIP 2007 -
Winning or Losing?
The battle against substance and alcohol misuse
- 4-5 October 2007, Gothenburg, Sweden
ECAD Swedish Network Conference:
Organised crime and reduction of illicit drugs availability
- 20 September 2007, Milan, Italy
Strategy, Management and Communication Against Drug Addiction
- 10 September 2007, Island of Gotland, Sweden
Time for Children -
children in a risky zone of drug abuse must be viewed as a national priority
- 10-11 May 2007
14th ECAD Mayors'Conference
FIGHTING DRUGS - FROM DIFFERENT ANGLES
Click here to read in about the event in Turkish media (in English)!
Click here to read the addresses and see our photo-gallery!
9 May 2007
Youth in Europe - Open Workshop
Istanbul, Hotel Ceylan Intercontinental
Drug prevention - what works?
An open workshop of Youth in Europe - a drug prevention programme
An open workshop on the status of the prevention programme Youth in Europe and the ways of limiting the demand for illegal drugs took place in Istanbul the day before the 14th Mayors`Conference.
Two working sessions were planned for the day, including an overview of the preliminary results of surveys in 9 European cities and a discussion of the evidence to ensure success in the preventive work.
Specialists in the field from the USA commented on the progress;
we received prof. Kathleen M. Roe, San Jose state university and prof. John Allegrante, Columbia university.
Click here to view Mrs. K. M. Roe`s presentation "Using evidence base to ensure success in prevention work (pdf-file).
Mr. J. P. Allegrante`s presentation was "The role of the Youth in Europe project in achieving the goals of the Bangkok Charter for health promotion.
Among the conference speakers were:
Mr. Antonio Maria Costa, Executive Director of UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Director General at UN Office in Vienna.
Click here to read Mr. Costa`s speech (pdf-file)!
- 14 December 2006, Kaunas, Lithuania
Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania invites you
to an international Scientific-Practical Conference:
"Initial Anti-Drug Prevention -
Working in order to get one interested in life"
Location: Siaures 73, Kaunas, Kaunas Pilenai Secondary School
School heads responsible for preventive activities, social educators, psychologists, class tutors, school social partners, representatives of public organisations working in prevention area.
Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania,
Drug Control Committee of Kaunas Local Administration,
Kaunas Local Administration authority Education and Development Centre of Culture and Education Department,
Kaunas Pedagogical Qualification Centre, Kaunas Pilenai Secondary School.
1. School collaboration with social partners in the process of the initial drug prevention accomplishment
2. Formal and informal education of social skills
3. Importance of school community attendance accomplishing the initial drug prevention. Team work.
Contact us at:
Kaunas Pilenai Secondary School
73, Siaures pr., Kaunas
Tel/Fax:(8-37) 38 65 84
- 18-19 October 2006, Kazan, Russian Federation
ECAD-Russia international conference with Swedish experts:
Tomas Hallberg, ECAD, Director, talks about ECAD's role in the European policy making: "More and more will fight narcotic drugs today, not all of them want to solve the problem"
Per Johansson, Secretary, RNS (NGO "Swedish National Association for a Drug-free Society") speaks about role of NGO in creating of the Swedish successful drug control policy
Johanna Gripenberg, project "Stad" ("Town") talks about how the Stockholm municipality works against dealing with drugs in restaurants and bars
For more information please contact ECAD at
- 28-29 September 2006, Örebro, Sweden
Annual ECAD Sweden Network conference
Read about the conference here (NB! in Swedish)
To book for the conference, please contact Ingela Widner at
Click here to view the Conference Programme!
ECAD Open: All conference participants invited!
- 5-6 October 2006, Burgas, Bulgaria
IV Balkan Conference
Yoan Kostadinov, Mayor of Burgas, welcomes you to the Conference
Conference Program - easy to print out!
Hotel Reservation form
- 1-2 June 2006, Vilnius, Lithuania -
ECAD 13th Mayors' Conference
Click here to read conference-related information
- 26-27 May 2005, Oslo, Norway -
ECAD 12th Mayors' Conference
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- 1-2 March 2005, Brussels, Belgium - The European House of Parliament
click here to read conference-related information
- 24-25 February 2005, Vilnius, Lithuania
Swedish Mobilisation Against Drugs/Swedish National Drug Coordinatortogether with Drug Control Department under the Government of the Republic of Lithuania
Invite to a seminar on drug combat in Vilnius
For more information please contact Tomas Hallberg at
- 29-30 November, 2004 Düsseldorf, Germany
Migration and Addiction - Situation of Young Immigrants from East Europe
Conference is organised by the Public Health Office of Düsseldorf and ECAD
To get detailed information please contact the Public Health Office at
+49 211 89-93786
Documentation of the ECAD Regional Conference in Düsseldorf available through the ECAD Head Office, firstname.lastname@example.org
- 3-7 October, 2004 Melaka, Malaysia
International Conference on
Asian Cities Against Drugs
Click here to get detailed information(PDF)
- 14-15 October, 2004 Uppsala, Sweden
ECAD Sweden Annual Conference
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- 16-17 September 2004, Vilnius, Lithuania
“HIV/AIDS in the European Union and in its Neighbourhood:
New Challenges, New Opportunities”
Please read detailed information:
Program, General Information, Organisers(PDF)
Hotel Reservation, Abstract Submission, Registration(PDF)
- 25-26 June 2004, Podgorica, Montenegro
3rd Balkan Conference of ECAD
Click here to get detailed information
- European Conference of Adolescence, Alcohol and Drugs
New Findings - New directions
17-19 June 2004, Stockholm, Sweden
For more information please contact Gerd Nyman at
- May 19-21, 2004 Larnaca, Cyprus
ECAD 11th Mayors' Conference
- March 22, 2004 Oslo, Norway
Norwegian Cities Against Drugs - European Cities Against Drugs
A day conference at the Oslo City Hall
pdf-file, Conference Program in Norwegian
For more information please contact Håkon Formo-Berntsen at
- March 4, 2004, Belfast, Ireland
Liberalisation of drugs legalisation and its impact on the City of Belfast
Fore more information please contact
- October 2-3 2003, Ystad, Sweden
- Declaration from the Global Drug Prevention Network -
5th Global Conference on Drug Prevention, Rome, September 2003
- June 26-27, 2003 Burgas, Bulgaria
"Cities of the Balkan Region against drugs"
- The 10th Anniversary ECAD Mayors' Conference.
May 15-17 2003 Stockholm, Sweden
- Vilnius, September 19-21 2002
- Reykjavik, April 24-26 2002
Also available from the ECAD office:
- Documentation of the Regional conference Düsseldorf / Germany
March 26-27, 2001
- Conference papers of the Eighth Mayor's Conference Belfast / Northern Ireland June 14-16, 2001
"Europe's Drug Trade, Consequences and Solutions"