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In your opinion what is the most important approach to combating drugs?

Treatment - 25%
Opposition - 16.7%
Legal - 25%
Prevention - 33.3%

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Journal of Addiction Research

Tehran Meeting on Sustainable Development and Job Creation, 26-27 September 2017,

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This two day meeting held on sustainable development livelihood and job creation in Tehran. The meeting was opened by high level Iranian officials, including, among others, Dr. Shahindokht Molaverdi, Special Assistant to the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran for Citizens Rights.

The eighty attendees to the meeting included inter alia senior members and experts of the Drug Control Headquarters of Iran; members of academia and research groups commissioned by UNODC Iran for conducting field feasibility research studies in Iran and Afghanistan border provinces from 2016 - 2017; Iranian officials and senior experts from three provinces of Khorasan Razavi, South Khorasan, and Sistan-Baluchestan provinces; Afghan community leaders, non-governmental organizations, research and start-up groups of Iran and Afghanistan; Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Berlin,  KfW Development Bank of Germany; and members of the Mini-Dublin Group and United Nations in Iran..

 The participants were divided into a number of working groups during afternoon sessions for in-depth discussions and brainstorming. Group A discussed small and medium size entrepreneurship and enterprise; start-ups; and project formulation with a trans-border element promoting sustainable livelihood and job creation in selected border areas; while Group B in day two discussed international cooperation and local community involvement for funding prospects of small and medium size, and micro credit; women empowerment, banks, private sector, international organizations, and aid agencies, financial institutions and governments' cooperation mechanisms.

As a follow-up to the outcomes of Tehran meeting, a number of pilot projects will be developed by UNODC Iran, academia, and border area experts and community leaders for cross-border cooperation on sustainable livelihood and job creation between Iranian and Afghan border communities. The pilot projects will be presented to the international donors, private sector, and international financial institutions and banks for fund raising initiatives under the UNODC Iran Country Partnership Program.

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Thursday, 17 January 2019