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Committee of the Whole – Resolution L.13 Enhancing law enforcement capacity to counter illicit drug trafficking through training (Thursday afternoon)

Draft resolution submitted prior to session.  Comments on OP.3 Turkey: Have we passed OP.2? Russia: I’d like to clarify how we reached a compromise on OP.2. Let’s go through the rest and then come back to OP.2. Chair: OP.3 is agreed in the COW. Comments on OP.10 Russia: We’d like to clarify something with secretary of UNODC – is …

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Committee of the Whole – Resolution L.12 Promoting measures to prevent HIV and other blood-borne infections among people who use drugs, and increasing financing for the global HIV/AIDS response and for drug use prevention and drug demand reduction efforts (Thursday afternoon)

Link to draft resolution as submitted before the session.  Norway: We have been through this in the informals and agreed on everything in the informals. We just have some issues on OP.4 and OP.5. Comments on final PP Brazil: In this paragraph that we just agreed upon, we should say ‘use drugs’ not ‘injecting drugs’ for consistency. …

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Committee of the Whole – Resolution L.8 Intensifying coordination and cooperation among United Nations entities and relevant national sectors, including the health and justice sectors, to target the world drug problem (Thursday afternoon)

Draft resolution as submitted before the session.  USA: I believe we’re ready to consider this in the CoW apart from just one suggestion. We had successful informals. We’d like to get agreement on all the other paragraphs before we decide whether the top will say CND or ECOSOC. Chair: All PPs approved by COW. Comments on OP.3quat …

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Committee of the Whole – Resolution L.12: Promoting measures to prevent HIV and other blood-borne infections among people who use drugs, and increasing financing for the global HIV/AIDS response and for drug use prevention and drug demand reduction efforts – Continued in Afternoon

Text of resolution as it was written before CND commenced. Noway: Still working on the paragraph. lets move forward and come back to it. OP5 Russia: We discussed with Portugal and we would like a few more words added: after demand reduction initiatives’ add ‘in accordance with national legislation and the three international drug conventions’. …

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Committee of the Whole – Resolution L.13: Enhancing law enforcement capacity to counter illicit drug trafficking through training

E/CN.7/2017/L.13 Enhancing law enforcement capacity to counter illicit drug trafficking through training Russia: Held three informals. Thank for flexibility. Every paragraph is agreed on the text. Hope we can proceed smoothly in the CoW. Chair. Title? No comments. The title is agreed in the CoW. Let’s move to preambular. PP1? No comments from the floor. Agreed …

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Committee of the Whole – Resolution L.8: Intensifying coordination and cooperation among United Nations entities and relevant national sectors, including the health and justice sectors, to target the world drug problem. Continued Wednesday evening

OP3bis Norway: Overlap with PP which risks weakening it’s effect and doesn’t use OP language. so it reads ‘encourages UNODC and encourages together with INCB to continue supporting and implementing’ US: Happy to go along with more operative language S.Africa: Add ‘in accordance with their mandates’ OP3bis approved OP3ter Norway: Similar proposal as the last. …

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