WFAD 2010 Programme

Monday May 24
8.00 – 9.45 Registration
10.00 – 12.00
Opening Session

Monica Luppi – International Relations Officer, San Patrignano, Italy
Sven-Olov Carlsson – International President, World Federation Against Drugs
Sten Nordin – Mayor of Stockholm
Antonio Maria Costa – Executive Director, UNODC
Maria Larsson – Minister for Public Health, Sweden
Bertha Madras – Professor, Harvard University, USA
R. Gil Kerlikowske – Director of the US Office of National Drug Control Policy

12.00 – 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 15.00 Special Sessions

A – Cannabis Research
Gabriella Gobbi – Professor, McGill University, Canada
Bertha Madras – Professor, Harvard University, USA
Peter Allebeck – Professor, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
B – Drugs on the Internet
Linda Nilsson – Project coordinator, Swedish National Association for a Drug Free Society
Cecilia Fant – Detective Inspector, Sweden
Kathy Gyngell – Research fellow, Centre for Policy Studies, United Kingdom
C – Base Line Study, Stockholm
Sven Britton – Professor, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Kristina Hillgren – Psychologist, Sweden
D – Drug Situation in East and South Africa
Rogers Kasirye – President, Uganda Youth Development Link, Uganda
Jennifer Kimani – CEO, National Campaign Against Drug Abuse, Kenya
Solomon Rataemane – Professor, Medical University of South Africa
E – How Addiction Affects Family
Craig Nakken – Author and therapist, USA
15.00 – 15.30 Coffee and tea
15.30 – 17.00 Special Sessions

A – Portugal – Success or Failure?
Manuel Pinto Coelho – MD, President of the Association for a Drug Free Portugal
Manuel Moreira de Sampaio Pimentel Leitão – City Councillor, Porto, Portugal
B – Drug Situation in West Africa
Abdoulaye Diouf – Manager of the Centre Against Drugs, Sénégal
Isidore Obot – PhD, Founder Centre for Research and Information on Substance Abuse, Nigeria
C – Mentor Foundation – Columbia and Africa
Jorge McDouall – MD, M.H.S, Colombia
Rogers Kasirye – President, Uganda Youth Development Link, Uganda
Karin Jordås – Secretary General, Mentor Sweden
D – HOPE, Hawaii’s Opportunity Probation with Enforcement
Angela Hawken – Professor, Pepperdine University, USA
Steven Alm – Judge, Hawaii, USA
Robert DuPont – MD, President, Institute of Behaviour and Health, USA
E – Women’s Issues In Addiction and Recovery
Jane M. Nakken – PhD, trainer, author, USA
F – Preventive Cities In Latin America
Mina Seinfeld de Carakushansky – President Brazilian Humanitarians in Action, Brazil
Juan Alberto Yaria – Director Instituto de Prevención de la Droga-dependencia Argentina
18.30 – 21.00 Reception

Food and socialising at Volvo Showroom, Music Against Drugs in Kungsträdgården
Tuesday May 25
9.00 – 10.15
Plenary Session

Raymond Yans – Member of the International Narcotics Control Board
Elisabeth Dahlin – Secretary General Save the Children of Sweden
Isidore Obot – Professor, University of Uyo, Nigeria

10.15 – 10.45 Coffee and tea
10.45 – 12.00
Plenary Session

Carmen Fernandez – General Director, Centros de Integracion Juvenil, Mexico
Arthur T. Dean – Major General, Chairman and CEO, CADCA, USA
David Turner – Chair of the Vienna NGO Committee on Drugs

12.00 – 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 15.00 Special Sessions

A – ”Medical” Marijuana
Bertha Madras – Professor, Harvard University, USA
David Evans – Esq., Executive Director, Drugfree Schools Coalition, USA
Raymond Yans – Member of the International Narcotics Control Board
B – CADCA – Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America
Arthur T. Dean – Major General, Chairman and CEO, CADCA, USA
Dr. Eduardo Hernández – Ph.D, Vice President for International Programs, CADCA
C – Mafia and Drugs – Organized Crime and Drug Trafficking in Italy and Sweden
Fabio Bernabei – Journalist, Italy
Kim Nilvall – Detective Super Intendent, Sweden
D – Convention on the Rights of the Child, Human Rights and Drug Policy
Stephan Dahlgren – Lawyer, Sweden
Roxana Stere – International relations, SNSPA University in Bucharest, Romania
E – The Affects of Addiction on Values and Principles
Author and therapist, USA – Craig Nakken
F – The Prosecutor’s Role in Fighting the Drug Problem
Gunnar Fjaestad – Public Prosecutor, Stockholm,Sweden
Bridget Brennan – Special narcotics prosecutor, City of New York, USA
15.00 – 15.30 Coffee and tea
15.30 – 16.30
Grand Finale

Robert L. DuPont – MD, President, Institute of Behaviour and Health
Olawale Maiyegun – PhD, Director, Social Affairs Department, African Union

Wednesday May 26
09.00 – 12.00 Congress for World Federation Against Drugs
* To be confirmed

Note: the Special Sessions will be held simultaneously.

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