People who Use Drugs Forum

The 9th ICAAP is hosting a pre congress forum for People who Use Drugs (PUD) on 8 August 2009 at Sanur Beach Hotel in Sanur, Bali. The PUD Forum is one of the eight pre-congress community forums hosted during the congress. With a main theme on “Reforming International Drug Policy into Human Rights Basis,” the forum will discuss three key issues:

   1. Decriminalisation
   2. Human Rights for Drug Users
   3. Drugs Policy Reform

The forum expects to mobilize 200 delegates from the Asia Pacific region and beyond. Participation in the IDU Forum is free for registered congress delegates. Selected number non-congress delegates may attend the forum by invitations only. Please confirm your participation here!

For inquiry about the IDU Forum, you may email to:


Venue Date Time Activities
Inna Grand Bali Beach Hotel, Sanur 7 Aug 2009 19.00 Community Forum Opening Programme
Inna Grand Bali Beach Hotel, Sanur 8 Aug 2009 09.00 - 18.00 Breakout Forum: PUD
Bali International Convention Centre, Nusa Dua 9 Aug 2009 09.00 - 12.3 Community Forum Closing Plenary
Download Sanur map - Download Complete programme

Travel & Accommodation

If you plan to attend the PUD Forum, you may need to adjust your travel plans accordingly to arrive in Bali before 8 August 2009. Airport transfer service is provided at the airport to all official hotels and to selected drop-zones in Bali. Please check the web section on Accommodation and Transportation to see if your preferred area is covered by the congress shuttle service.

Except those who receive scholarship awards from the 9th ICAAP, you are free to arrange your own accommodation while in Bali. Sanur is a half hour away from the congress venue, Bali International Convention Centre in Nusa Dua. There are many budget-accommodations around the Sanur area in the proximity of Sanur Beach Hotel, the location of the IDU Forum.

Please check the web section on Accommodation for more information. Should you choose to stay in other parts of Bali, please check the website section on Transportation to see if your preferred area is covered by the congress shuttle service.


For pre congress shuttle schedule from 7-8 August 2009, download here!

For the congress shuttle schedule from 9 - 13 August 2009, download here!

For map of pick-up and drop-off points, download here!

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9th ICAAP Secretariat
Menara Eksekutif 8th Floor Jalan MH Thamrin Kav. 9
Jakarta 10330

Phone: +62 21 39838845/46
Fax: +62 21 39838847