The ‘11th International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm’ took place from 9th – 13th April 2000 at the Hotel de France in St. Helier, Jersey (in the Channel Islands). The conference was organised by Harm Reduction International and HIT and, for the first time, was financially underwritten by a national government – the States of Jersey. The conference was also co-sponsored by UNAIDS and supported by the Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour.
The event attracted over 600 people from around 50 different countries – including delegates from North and South America, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Australasia, and all over Europe. The overall conference theme was ‘Integrated Approaches to Diverse Challenges’.