From NGO Statements

CND intersessional meeting, 27 september 2018: Cross-cutting issues: drugs, and human rights, youth, children, women and communities

CHAIR: Good morning to all of you. Welcome back to our third day thematic segment. Today cross cutting issues human rights, youth, children and communities. We will continue with the considerations from yesterday along with a number of statements and presentations. UNODC Justice Section Chief, Valerie Lebaux: Thank you for giving me the opportunity to …

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Plenary Session: Item 6. Implementation of the Political Declaration and Plan of Action on International Cooperation towards an Integrated and Balanced Strategy to Counter the World Drug Problem (Afternoon session)

United States: On the supply side, global production of cocaine, opium poppy and synthetic drugs continue to increase, requires strategic and targeted domestic control measures. In addition to paying attention to these founding documents, we must pay attention to new realities, including grave threat posed by use of synthetic drugs, where our public health emergency …

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Side event: Modernizing drug policy: What helps and what goes against it—case studies

Organized by Fédération bruxelloise des institutions pour toxicomanes, the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, the International Drug Policy Consortium and the Piaget Agency for Development. Jose Queiros, APDES, Portugal: Sometimes we’re antagonists with Joao Goulao. We’re friends and colleagues, but we have different roles: civil society and State. In the 1990s, the scenario was dramatic. Open drug …

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