Harm Reduction Conference 2019 - aims to mobilize local, regional and international stakeholders and create a platform for dialogue on priority issues, with key focus on ensuring sustainable access of People who Use Drugs to essential services in Transition period of donor funding, as well as Repressive Drug Policies limiting access to these services.
Conference is targeted towards government, policy makers, researchers, practitioners and affected communities.
Conference is envisioned to act as an advocacy instrument to influence national decision makers in implementation of obligations of sustainable state funding for harm reduction, as well as decriminalization of drug policy.
Conference is fighting for equal access to health and human rights for criminalized, repressed and forgotten communities.
For more than 30 years, Medecins Du Monde, a campaigning medical organization committed to international solidarity, has been caring for the most vulnerable populations at home and abroad.
Founded in 1994 as a part of the Open Society Foundations’ global network, the Open Society Georgia Foundation (OSGF) works to build vibrant and vocal civil society capable of holding government accountable to its citizens.
GHRN was established in 2006 and currently network unites 26 Non-governmental organizations, whose activities are directly connected to the field of harm reduction, advocacy of human rights and related issues.
Protection and improvement of health of Georgian population through scientific, evidence-based prevention, preparedness, and timely response to public health threats is a mission of NCDC.
Communico Society, a Tbilisi-based CSO working on communications and civic campaigning, is responsible for developing and implementing communications strategy for the 2019 National Harm Reduction Conference.