To prepare for the NGO Forum a series of regional consultations the have been or are to be held. See: Beyond 2008 Regional Consultations for reports on the regional consultations.
Some reports of participants at the Regional NGO-Consultation “Beyond 2008” meetings:
Western Europe: Budapest, Hungary, January 24-25, 2008
Beyond 2008 – Within and Beyond the Current Framework, by Peter Sarosi of the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union
North America: Vancouver, February 4-5, 2008
Vancouver Conference Sends a Message to the UN, from Drug War Chronicle, February 8, 2008