Committee of the Whole (Friday morning). L3: Supporting the International Narcotics Control Board in fulfilling its treaty-mandated role

Chair: Now we consider draft 1 of this resolution. Russia: We tried to bring  our text closer to consensus and organised more informal debates, so I suggest to move quicker through our resolution we start with operative paragraph two, all the other which have been agreed in the Informal’s, the  to the final paragraph and close …

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Committee of the Whole (Friday morning). L4: Promoting measures to prevent and treat viral hepatitis C attributable to drug use

Title Norway: Promoting measures to prevent and treat viral hepatitis C attributable to drug use. Chair: Approved. Financial resources management service: Draw attention to OP5 & 11 1.4million for two years required to support member states to support actions related to WHO strategy implementation. On OP11, 30,000 to inform MS on measures taken to prevent …

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Item 14. Contributions by the Commission to the work of the Economic and Social Council, in line with General Assembly resolution 68/1, including follow-up to and review and implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (cont.)

Commission on Science, Technology and Development: Every year our committee has two priorities. The first is focusing on the impact of rapid technological change on sustainable development. The likes of big data, synthetic technology can create great opportunities to address the SDG’s. New technology also poses challenges. These can raise inequalities and facilitate illegal activities. Science …

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