Preliminary Programme

Saturday March 12

08.00 – 09.00


09.00 – 09.30


09.30 – 10.30

Big Mairjuana, Cannabis Legalization in the US
Kevin Sabet, Executive Director, Smart Approaches to Marijuana
10.30 – 11.00
Coffee break

11.00 – 12.30

Risk and Consequences of Maijuana use – latest research and marijuana as medicine
Bertha Madras, Professor of Psychobiology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

12.30 – 13.30

13.30 – 14.30
Cooperation between state and the Civil Society in the Balkans

Recovery Organizations involved in WFAD regional project.
Boro Goic, Chairman, Recovered Users Network
Cecilia Hajzler, Restart, Serbia
Jovan Bulajic, Preporod, Motenegro

14.30 – 15.00
Coffee break

15.00 – 16.30
Community Based Prevention in Pakistan

Asia Ashraf, Director Psychology Department Sunny Trust International Addiction Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre, Pakistan

Risk Reduction Interventions in primary school in Kenya
Catherine Gachutha, Maranatha International Counselling Foundation, Kenya

Gender Specific Drug Prevention – an investment for Life

Leena Haraké, Women’s Organisations Committee on Alcohol and Drugs

Prevention Strategies in Lebanon
Rima Saade Turk, Nusroto Al-Anashid Association

Sunday March 13

09.00 – 10.00
International Standards on Prevention, Family Skills Programming

Wadih Maalouf, PhD, UNODC

Coffee break

10.30 – 12.00
UNGASS and beyond

Panel debate with representatives from member states and members of WFAD


Congress of WFAD

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