From Committee of the Whole

Committee of the Whole (Friday Afternoon) – Final meeting. Various resolutions.

L4.Rev 1 – Algeria, Andorra, Belarus, China, Indonesia, Pakistan, Russian Federation, Vietnam, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Switzerland… Outlines extra-budgetary resources required. Invites commission to adopt the resolution. Any statements? No. Co-sponsors – Iraq, Pakistan, Peru, Bosnia Herzegovia, Honduras, El Salvador, Libya, Lichtenstein, Nigeria, Paraguay, Philippines L5. Rev 1  – no financial implications. Cosponsor – Peru, Norway, …

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Committee of the Whole (Friday Morning and Afternoon) – Resolution L11. Removing stigma as a barrier to the availability and delivery of health, case and social services for people who use drugs

Canada: it’s not the first time I’ve seen this text. We’ve done a thorough analysis and we think this is worthy of showing the COW? ‘Alt PP13bis Acknowledging that removing stigmatising attitudes includes long term comprehensive multidisciplinary and balanced efforts by member states, in full conformity with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Universal …

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Committee of the Whole (Thursday Afternoon) – Resolution L11. Removing stigma as a barrier to the availability and delivery of health, case and social services for people who use drugs

L11 Chair: We may not move in chronological order. I want to mention I intend to continue our session in the evening because we have very little time left. I invite us to focus on L11. China: Regarding the night session we have some concerns because we have many experts who wish to speak in …

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Committee of the Whole (Thursday – Morning) – Resolution L.7 – Promoting measures to prevent transmission of HI and other blood-borne diseases associated with the use of drugs from mothers to babies during pregnancy, birth or breastfeeding

Chair: L7 followed by L11 – L9, L4, L10, L6. Can we be conscious of the clock please and maintain spirit of flexibility. Norway: A brief presentation of this resolution. Without any intervention a large number of pregnant women will transfer the virus to their babies. Providing antiviral drugs has a dramatic reduction in transmission …

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L10 Committee of the Whole (Wednesday) – Resolution L.10 Recognizing the needs of vulnerable populations in addressing the world drug problem

Chair: Let’s turn to L10 Australia: Thank you. We’ve held 5 informals and made progress. We’ve approved all preambular paragraphs and 6 OP paragraphs, we’re very happy to present it now. Chair: Ok we’ll start with the title New Zealand: No comment on the title, we’d like to thank Australians for presenting this resolution and we’d …

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