Mr. Olivier Lermet, Regional Adviser at UNODC Regional Office for Southeast Asia and the Pacific, has more than 20 years international experience in leading health promotion and education programmes. He has worked throughout Europe and the Balkans, Latin America, South and Southeast Asia in various capacities, providing management and coordination support to national public health and education policy development processes. Mr. Lermet collaborated government groups and civil society on drug policy and health in South East Asia. He has been pioneering and advocating containment approaches to communicable disease (HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria) and drug use in South and Southeast Asia through the delivery of comprehensive and innovative packages of services for drug users, including Oral Substitution Treatment. In his previous assignment Olivier has been in Charge of representing and managing UNODC in Cambodia (Country Manager) where he, inter alia, advocated for Community Based Treatment initiative.
He holds a Masters Degree in Finance and International Business from the University of Nancy, France.
At the conference, Mr. Lermet will present a talk about,
“Drug Trends and Drug Policy in South East Asia Post-UNGASS (UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs) 2016″
(Abstract to follow)