From NGO Statements

CND Intersessional, 18 October 2017: Chapter 7 on alternative development, development-oriented drug policy

Ongoing webcast available here. Amb. Pedro Moitinho, Post-UNGASS Facilitator: Welcomes panellists. Jorge Ríos, Chief, Sustainable Livelihoods Unit, UNODC: I will discuss our efforts implementing the Action Plan and the UNGASS. When reading both, it is clear that MS drafted them both understanding the Conventions are their cornerstone. Recap of alternative development history. Originally seen by …

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CND Intersessional, 17 October 2017: Chapter 5 on evolving reality, trends and existing circumstances

Post-UNGASS Facilitator: I encourage the same level of active participation as we had yesterday, which was a good discussion. Please do ask questions of the panellists. On the panel today, we have the Colombian Ambassador, Angela Mae from UNODC, Gilles Fortes from WHO, Paul Griffiths from EMCDDA, and an NGO representative from the Golden Colombia Initiative. …

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CND Intersessional, 28 September 2017: Chapter 4 on human rights, women, youth and children

Post-UNGASS Facilitator. We will focus today on human rights, youth, children, women and communities. Valerie Lebaux, Chief, Justice Section, UNODC. Given the focus of this third round of intersessional discussions, technical assistance and international cooperation needs, I want to provide updates on UNODC’s technical assistance in supporting member states to implement chapter 4 of the …

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CND Intersessional, 27 September 2017: Chapter 2 on access to controlled substances for medical and scientific purposes

Gilberto Gerra, UNODC. Only a few words from me to introduce my colleague. The rooms in the UN can be impermeable to sound, including the screaming of millions of people in unnecessary pain – people undergoing surgery, people suffering from pain. Thanks to cooperation with Belgium and others, we are working to overcome this – this …

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Plenary – Agenda item 6: Follow-up to the special session of the General Assembly on the world drug problem held in 2016, including the seven thematic areas of the outcome document of the special session (Friday, March 17, 2017 – Morning)

Chair: It is my great pleasure to start this morning. Everyone who has worked so hard in the COW, congratulations – especially congratulations to the chair. We will continue our consideration of item 6. Uruguay: Thank you. We believe it is of utmost importance that we carry out the right follow up to these suggestions, to …

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