Prague, 30 September – 2 October 2010: Conference “Urban Drug Policies in the Globalised World”

Conference “Urban Drug Policies in the Globalised World”: The conference was held under the auspices of the Mayor of Prague and the Municipal Council on the amazing premises of the Prague Municipal House (Obecni dum) – a unique pearl of Czech art nouveau.

Prague, 30 September – 2 October 2010: Conference “Urban Drug Policies in the Globalised World”

The programme of the conference "Urban Drug Policies in the Globalised World" dealt with burning questions and recent developments in the field of urban drug policy and related interventions, and it is accompanied by a rich social programme and events. The Conference aimed to bring together three key groups of anti-drug policies at the municipal level, where drug problem has its most v..

Workshops

As a part of the programme, a set of workshops was provided.

Workshops

The aim of each workshop was to present and discuss key issues in implementing interventions that were identified as topics, and in assessing their impacts. Special attention was paid to practical issues in work with the public and policy makers, the proper management of the programmes, and step-by-step development for specific environments. The duration of a workshop/training event was 90 minute..

Prague and municipal drug policy

The City of Prague plays an extraordinary role in the Czech drug policy. It is only partly due to the fact that Prague, as any other metropolis, is more affected by the drug problem than the rest of the country.

Prague and municipal drug policy

The City of Prague has a tradition of an increased sensitivity towards this issue. It shows in a long term conceptual work of the Prague City Hall as well as Prague municipal parts and their drug coordinators. During the last nearly ten years, it also showed in the considerable volume of financial resources which the Prague City Hall as well as the municipal parts spent on primary, secondary and t..

Municipal House

The Prague Municipal House is a national cultural landmark. The building belongs among the most significant Art Nouveau buildings in Prague. It is located in the very centre of Prague, not far from the Vltava River and the Old Town Square.

Municipal House

The Municipal House is, and since the very beginning always has been, a multifunctional building. The halls and lounges are used for conventions and conferences, but also for concerts, balls and fashion shows. The House underwent a deep restoration in the years 1994 - 1997. The Municipal House is adjacent the Powder Gate, a unique fragment of Prague's Old Town fortifications dating from the Gothi..