On October 6, the National Anti-Drug Union held a side-event
Youth Participation in Drug Use Prevention: a way to build healthy and prosperous communities and societies, held in Vienna on the sidelines of the 2020 OSCE-wide Conference on Combating the Threat of Illicit Drugs and the Diversion of Chemical Precursors. The side event was held in an online format. Nikita Lushnikov presented a set of anti-drug programs Drug Free, which the Union uses in its work and informs about cooperation with partners of foreign countries. Head of the Union's youth movement Valeria Polyakova made a report on working with young people to prevent the use of psychoactive substances, which are rapidly spreading around the world. The presentations reflected the specifics of the implementation of the Drug Free program package in the context of the COVID 19 pandemic.