From Committee of the Whole

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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Committee of the Whole (Friday morning). L9: Promoting measures to prevent transmission of HIV for women who use drugs, including by improving access to post-exposure prophylaxis

Brazil: We had informal consultations last afternoon and we seem to have agreement on the substance of the test. We haven’t agreed to the language “women who use drugs”. IT’s pending agreement and that’s throughout the text. Title Chair: Starting from the title. Comments? No? Approved… China: We thank Brazil for her guidance through these …

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Committee of the Whole (Thursday morning). L9: Promoting measures to prevent transmission of HIV for women who use drugs, including by improving access to post-exposure prophylaxis

Chair: We now move to L9. I give the floor to Brazil who has led on the resolution and informal consultations. Brazil: We had 4 informals on this resolution. This has been quite constructive, we have agreed on a good number of paragraphs, and on many paragraphs we have opened language that was similar to …

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Committee of the Whole, L8. Enhancing the capacity of Member States to ensure the availability of controlled substances

OP 1 Russia: Providing assistance to states for assessing needs and necessary information to control substances for legitimate purposes, in relation to the title, we have no specific proposal we are ready to accept the title as it is on the screen. Nonetheless we would like to examine the text.  Spain: there are three separate …

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Committee of the Whole, Wednesday morning / Thursday afternoon (L7. Advancing effective and innovative approaches, through national, regional, and international action, to address the multifaceted challenges posed by synthetic drugs, particularly synthetic opioids

USA: Thank you chair, we have had three sessions of informals and believe we have completed a review of the preamble so should be able to get through that but may need time or the operative paragraphs. Chair: We will now move through L7, is there any comments? Title approved. PP1 Australia: originally this pp …

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