Sub-Working Group 2.2

Information Sharing, Interagency Collaboration and Policy Formulation

Data systems and research must be maintained, enhanced, and supplemented so drug control practitioners, researchers, and policymakers are continually informed by the most up to date and accurate information. This group emphasizes initiatives that expand information sharing on current and new trends in drug use, and identifying areas of interest to collaboratively address data and evidence gaps to inform policy and programs nationally and regionally.

June 2024

Agenda

East

Open Discussion on Global Coalition Working Groups

  • Q&A Session questions regarding the Coalition’s next steps, action reports, navigating the website, recommendations, initiatives, etc.   

West

Open Discussion on Global Coalition Working Groups

  • Q&A Session questions regarding the Coalition’s next steps, action reports, navigating the website, recommendations, initiatives, etc.   

April 2024

Agenda

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East SWG 2.2 April
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West SWG 2.2 April

March 2024

At the Mid-Term Coalition Working Group Meeting, Co-Chairs and Sub-Working Group co-chairs presented on the progress of Sub-Working Groups during Phase II: Sharing Best Practices and Models, Identifying Intervention Points, Deliverables and Commitments. Each Working Group reviewed recommended areas of work and began planning for the next stage of the Coalition, Phase IV: Action Planning, Implementation.

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WG 2 [East]: Detecting Emerging Drug Threats and Use Patterns
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WG 2 [West]: Detecting Emerging Drug Threats and Use Patterns

February 2024

  • Exploring the UN Toolkit on Synthetic Drugs: A one-stop shop for practical resources addressing the global synthetic drug problem.
  • Initiative: Training for Policymakers
  • The International Network For Legislation on Illicit Drugs (INLID)
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SWG 2.2 [EAST]: Information Sharing, Interagency Collaboration, and Policy Formulation | 2024
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SWG 2.2 [WEST]: Information Sharing, Interagency Collaboration, and Policy Formulation |Feb, 2024|

January 2024

  • Collecting Wastewater Data
  • Operational and Policy Outcomes of Wastewater Analysis
  • Global Framework to Achieve Class Scheduling
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SWG 2.2 East - January - Information Sharing, Interagency Collaboration, and Policy Formulation
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SWG 2.2 West - January - Information Sharing, Interagency Collaboration, and Policy Formulation

December 2023

  • The Process of Scheduling: Reporting on New Psychoactive Substances for the purpose of ECDD Reviews
  • Sharing Information: UNODC Laboratory and Scientific Services International Collaborative Exercise (network of 300+ labs in 90+ countries)
  • Sentinel Project
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SWG 2.2 East - December - Information Sharing, Interagency Collaboration, and Policy Formulation
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SWG 2.2 West - December - Information Sharing, Interagency Collaboration, and Policy Formulation

November 2023

  • Pan African Epidemiology Network on Drug Use
  • Programs to Develop and Strengthen National Observatories: Demand and Supply
  • Monitoring and Sharing of Internet & Social Media
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SWG 2.2 East - November - Information Sharing, Interagency Collaboration, and Policy Formulation
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SWG 2.2 West - November - Information Sharing, Interagency Collaboration and Policy Formulation

October 2023

  • Framing the Issue
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SWG 2.2 East - October - Information Sharing, Interagency Collaboration, and Policy Formulation
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SWG 2.2 West - October - Information Sharing, Interagency Collaboration, and Policy Formulation