CND 60th Session Reconvened – Friday, 8 December 2017

Note: As the reconvened meeting is mainly concerned with administrative issues, this blog entry summarises the discussions rather than providing the usual detailed account of every intervention and statement. Following the informal discussions on Thursday 7th, the resolution approving the UNODC budget for 2018-2019 was approved. The USA highlighted the decision that UNODC must reconsider …

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Side Event: Practices and Challenges in Relation to Data Quality and the National Capacity to Produce Drug Statistics

Bente Angell-Hansen (Norwegian Ambassador): Bente welcomed the participants, and highlighted that the expert meeting on the UNODC Annual Reports Questionnaires (ARQs) in January 2018 represents the first step in this process. She reminded the room of a quote she has heard: “If you have a problem that you don’t want to do anything about – do …

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CND Intersessional 16th November: Chapter VI, Operational Recommendations on strengthening international cooperation based on the principle of common and shared responsibility

Chair: Welcomes everyone to the intersessional on international cooperation – including those travelling from outside Vienna as well as civil society representatives. The agenda for today is adopted. We will start with agenda item 2: Arrangements for the reconvened 60th session of the CND and for the 61th session of the CND The reconvened will take …

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