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Committee of the Whole (Thursday afternoon) L4. Promoting awareness-raising, education and training as part of a comprehensive approach to ensuring access to and the availability of controlled substances for medical and scientific purposes and improving their rational use

Chair: We still have two small issues. Belgium: After the informals where we discussed in length PP9 and OP2 we think that both paras seem to come as a package deal. So for OP2 we stay with “all existing barriers, [including those related to legislation, regulatory systems, health care systems, affordability, the training of healthcare …

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Committe of the Whole (Thursday afternoon) L5. Promoting the involvement of youth in drug prevention efforts

Chair: I see the title is agreed on informals. I see no objections therefore agreed CoW. We proceed with PP “Recalling the UN Youth Strategy 2030..” Russia: We propose deletion of “will guide” and replace with ”informs the efforts of… including UNODC” and add “efforts”. Chair: I see no objection therefore agreed CoW. We proceed …

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Committee of the Whole (Thursday afternoon) L2. Intensifying efforts to combat the world drug problem through effective partnerships with the private sector

-L2- Chair: I hear OP1 was agreed at the informals. I see there are no more comments, so agreed CoW. OP2 also agreed CoW. OP3bis already agreed at informals. No more comments, therefore agreed CoW. OP11 also agreed at informals. No more comments, therefore agreed CoW. OP13 agreed at informals, therefore agreed CoW. PP6bis also …

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Committee of the Whole (Thursday Morning) Resolution L2: Intensifying efforts to combat the world drug problem through effective partnerships with the private sector

Chair: I see the titled has changed but agreed at the informals. Title agreed CoW. We proceed with text. PP1 bis alt is also agreed in informals, so agreed CoW. PP6 alt agreed in informals, so agreed CoW. PP6 alt bis is this additional to PP6 alt? PP6 bis I see text in the brackets. …

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Committee of the Whole (Thursday morning) L4. Promoting awareness-raising, education and training as part of a comprehensive approach to ensuring access to and the availability of controlled substances for medical and scientific purposes and improving their rational use

EC77/2020/L4   Belgium:There are some paras where the wording is ‘non-stigma’. A couple of paras have been agreed in informals pending on the solution of non-stigmatisation. Chair: Canada was the state proposing language on stigma Canada: If we are going to focus on PPs first we did have discussions during informals. Linking PP that references stigma …

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Committee of the Whole (Thursday morning) L3- Promoting and improving the collection and analysis of reliable and comparable data to strengthen balanced, integrated, comprehensive, multidisciplinary and scientific evidence-based responses to the world drug problem (Continued)

L3  Chair: We have found another paragraph which we have not discussed. Nigeria yesterday signalled its preliminary agreement with the language on the screen (8bis). We will wait for the Nigerian delegate to arrive to discuss this. Then we will consider the draft resolution L4. For resolution L3 PP 1,2,3,4,5,6,6bis,7,8,9,10,11,13 all are agreed (L3). PP 12 is an …

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