The 8th Asian Informal Drug Policy Dialogue
The 8th Asian Informal Drug Policy Dialogue took place in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, on the 18th and 19th of November 2016, at the initiative of the Transnational Institute (TNI) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany (BMZ). The event was organised in collaboration with the Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control (CCDAC) of Myanmar.
Participating organisations included National and International organisations, Governmental bodies, as well as civil society. More specifically, 47 participants, from the following organisations and departments, attended the Dialogue: Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control (CCDAC) of Myanmar, Myanmar National Drug Users Network, Metta Development Foundation, Chiang Mai University, Myanmar Opium Farmers Forum, Institute for strategy and policy, Myanmar Ministries of Social Welfare, Agriculture and Education, UNODC and UNAIDS, as well as NGO’s from the Philippines, Cambodia, India, Thailand and Europe.