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Roundtable event in Kabul

On 5 November 2019, the Drugs & (dis)order Afghanistan country team held a roundtable discussion with members of the Afghan government and other stakeholders from the research and policy community in Kabul. The event included an overview of the project's goals and preliminary findings to date, as well as two policy briefings: one on the …

Myanmar workshop 2019

Bringing together the Myanmar partners to analyse emerging findings from year 2 fieldwork, and to plan for the next year's research and engagement work.

The second International Advisory Group meeting

SOAS Russel Square: College Buildings, Djam Lecture Theatre, London, United Kingdom

The group's second meeting to discuss key project activities, research, capacity building, policy engagement and governance.

Gender, conflict and illicit economies workshop

SOAS Russel Square: College Buildings, Djam Lecture Theatre, London, United Kingdom

A closed-door workshop on the gendered dimensions of illicit economies in conflict-affected states.

Online data management exchange


An exchange of knowledge and experience on data management for projects funded by the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) GROW programme.

Data management: GDPR, consent and anonymisation


Data protection and ethical obligations towards research participants play a role in how easily (or not) research data can be shared and reused. In this webinar, you can learn more about how to put those legal and ethical obligations into practice, illustrated with practical examples and Q&A with Drugs & (dis)order Data Manager Veerle Van …

Tough trade-offs: integrating drugs, development and peacebuilding


Expert speakers discuss how we can rethink the relationship between drugs, development and violence in war-to-peace transitions, what the big trade-offs that need to be tackled are, and how can we better incorporate the voices and perspectives of those involved in illicit economies into policy debates. Launching 'Voices from the borderlands 2020: illicit drugs, development and peacebuilding.'

Drugs & (dis)order: Building sustainable peacetime economies in the aftermath of war


Drugs & (dis)order researchers present their work in Afghanistan, Colombia and Myanmar helping to transform debates, practices and policies relating to drugs and development in conflict affected and post-conflict states at the University of Cambridge Centre of Development Studies Seminar Series 2021.

Myanmar: why peace remains elusive


This talk explores why peacebuilding efforts in Myanmar continue to face huge challenges despite the country’s democratic transition and formal peace process.

Coca, conflicto y desarollo


En este evento se hará la presentación de los artículos publicados en el número especial 'Drogas, conflicto y desarrollo' del International Journal of Drug Policy.

Drugs and development: the great convergence?


What is the relationship between illicit drugs and development, and what are the implications of developmentalising drugs? Exploring the potential pitfalls and trade-offs of converging drugs and development policy fields in conflict contexts.

Drugs & (dis)order: Findings and future directions


Watch the recordings from the Drugs & (dis)order's final event to learn about the findings from four years of research, and listen to discussions on policy and practice at the interface of illicit drugs, development and peacebuilding.