Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council

Forum Program

About Hemaya

about hemaya

14th Hemaya International Forum

“Learn to Protect”

Hemaya International Forum is considered one of the prominent events organized by the Dubai Police in partnership with the United Nations. The forum discusses topics related to drugs and its effect on communities and suggests solutions and ways to combat and prevent drug addiction.

This event will be held from 28-29 April 2019 at Joharah Ballroom, Madinat Jumeirah Conference & Events Centre, Dubai.

Training Workshops:

  • Challenges of money laundering crime and its role in financing illicit trade of drugs and psychotropic substances.
  • Role of electronic websites and the mechanisms for combatting and encountering them.

Parallel Exhibition:

It is one of the activities of Hemaya International Forum, in which institutions and companies concerned with the issue of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances present their products, efforts and activities.

A Brief about Hemaya International Forum Previous Editions:

Hemaya International Forum was first launched in 2004; with the aim to address all issues related to drugs and psychotropic substances. The topic for each edition is selected after consulting with concerned partners and parties. The Forum has tackled the following issues in its previous editions:

  1. In its 1st edition, the Forum discussed “The Problems of Legal Procedures in the Narcotics Law”.
  2. In its 2nd edition, it addressed “The Role of Media, Therapeutic and Educational Institutions in Drug Control”.
  3. The 3rd edition dealt with the “Treatment and Rehabilitation Centers for Addicts between Reality and Ambition”.
  4. As for the 4th edition, the forum explored the issue of “Drugs and AIDS…from a Religious, Health, Social and Legal Perspective”.
  5. In its 5th edition, the Forum addressed “The Federal Law of Drugs between Reality and Ambition…Towards a Law that Keeps Pace with the Changes of the Age”.
  6. In the 6th edition, the Forum dealt with “Investing Human Resources in Drug Control Between Reality and Ambition”.
  7. The 7th edition was about “Drugs in 2020… Expected Challenges and Mechanisms of Combat – Towards a Forward-Looking Vision for a Secure Future”.
  8. In the 8th edition, the Forum’s theme was “Chemical Precursors and Fundamentals…Control Mechanisms Between Reality and Ambition”.
  9. In the 9th edition, the theme was “International Smuggling and Control Mechanisms”.
  10. The Forum in its 10th edition addressed “International Standards for the Development of International and Regional Strategies Towards Narcotic Drugs Prevention”.
  11. In its 11th edition, the Forum addressed the issue of “Medical and Psychiatric Drugs and their Abuse…Challenges and Combat Strategy”.
  12. In the 12th edition, the Forum tackled the theme “Regional and National Role to Reduce Stimulants (Amphetamines and Captagon)”.
  13. While last year’s edition was under the theme “Foreseeing the Future of the Global Combat of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances: Predictions, Preparations and Prevention Strategies for 2030”.


28-29 April 2019


Joharah Ballroom, Madinat Jumeirah Conference & Events Centre, Dubai


“Learn to Protect”