Harm reduction conferences in Europe have been taking place since 2011, in different European cities as Marseille (2011), Basel and Amsterdam (2014), and Bucharest (2018).
In 2020, the 5th European Harm Reduction Conference will be organised in Prague by Correlation European Harm Reduction Network in close cooperation with the Eurasian Harm Reduction Association and the Czech organisation Sananim.
The conference programme is currently under development. The European Network of People Who Use Drugs, the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction and other important stakeholders from Europe are joining us in this effort.
The 5th European Harm Reduction Conference targets professionals from the community, professionals working in the broader area of harm reduction, policy-makers and politicians, advocacy representatives, researchers, and media representatives.
Aims of the Conference
The conference will present the latest harm reduction developments and good, innovative practices. It will discuss drug policy and its implications on People Who Use Drugs and other marginalised groups, such as sex workers and People Living with HIV/Aids.
It intends to discuss different perspectives on harm reduction, social inclusion and related topics.
Finally, the conference provides an appropriate platform to create links and synergies between national and European stakeholders.