The programme is currently under development.


  • 10 Nov.   Morning: Satellites and workshops
  • 10 Nov.   Afternoon: Opening and plenary
  • 11 Nov.   Morning: Major sessions and abstract driven sessions
  • 11 Nov.   Afternoon: Abstract driven sessions and workshops
  • 12 Nov.   Morning: Major sessions and final plenary
  • 12 Nov.   Afternoon: Satellites and workshops

Programme committee

Eberhard Schatz / C-EHRN
Katrin Schiffer / C-EHRN
Jeffrey Lazarus / ISGlobal
Jiri Richter / Sananim
Marie Jauffret Roustide / Inserm
Dagmar Hedrich / Consulent
Pavel Bem / Sananim
Peter Sarosi / Drugreporter
Tony Duffin / Ana Liffey

Network representatives, contributing to the programme

Christos Anastasiou, Matt Southwell / EuroNPUD
Ganna Dovbakh / EHRA
Tetiana Deshko / Public Health Alliance, Ukraine
Iga Kender Jeziorska / Youth Orghanisations for drug Actions (YODA)
Nick Croft / Law Enforcement and Public Health Association (LEPH)
Antons Mojalevski / WHO Europe
Zhannat Kosmukhamedova / UNODC
Jamie Bridge / International drug Policy Consortium (IDPC)
Dalma Fabian / European Federation of National Organisations Working with the Homeless (FEANTSA)
Emma Day / International Network on Hepatitis in substance users (INHSU)
Rebeca Marques Rocha / Global Parliamentarians Network to end Infection Diseases (Unite)
Milutin Milosevic / Drug Policy Network South East Europe (DPNSEE)

Conference Priorities

The conference programme aims to highlight innovative approaches in policy and practice as well as the latest research insights in the field of harm reduction.

There will be plenary and parallel sessions, round table discussions, workshops and other presentation formats to further discuss innovative developments in policy and practice of harm reduction, and to foster discussion and experience exchange.


Conference highlights (preliminary):

Plenary sessions

  • The present: State of the art of harm reduction in Europe
  • The future: Paradigm shift needed?
  • Decriminalisation of marginalised populations: The next logical step for Europe
  • Fast track cities on harm reduction – local interventions make the difference

Major Sessions

  • Synthetic opioids
  • Hepatitis elimination and the role of harm reduction
  • Sex work: Law enforcement, migrants, chemsex
  • Digital tools – opportunities ahead to serve marginalized populations?
  • Czech specific

Parallel sessions

  • Eve and Rave
  • Implementation of Drug Consumption Facilities in urban environments
  • Peer-led harm reduction and research
  • Importance of civil society monitoring for policy making and advocacy
  • OST and drug treatment: OST literacy and rights, OST for stimulants, OST digital, Sustainability after COVID-19 pandemic
  • Cannabis, synthetic cannabinoids
  • Objects or subjects? Youth in drug policy and harm reduction services
  • Provision of drug treatment options, particularly long-acting injectable buprenorphine
  • Quality Standards in demand reduction and the case of civil society monitoring


European Harm Reduction Network

Tel. +31 20 570 7826 (direct)
c/o Foundation
Droogbak 1d
1013 GE Amsterdam
The Netherlands

With financial support of
the European Union

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