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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 (Wednesday – Afternoon) – Resolution L.6 – Enhancing International Cooperation to Combat the Synthetic Opioid Crisis

Chair: We’ll start where we stopped earlier – we’ll start with L6 then proceed to L7 and L11. Preambular paragraph beginning with acknowledging grave concern. Who will start us off? Can the sponsor please update us of any updates? USA: During the break we had productive bilaterals, and have a worked through text with China. …

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Committee of the Whole (Wednesday) – Resolution L.6 Enhancing International Cooperation to Combat the Synthetic Opioid Crisis

Chair: We suspend consideration of this resolution and move onto L6. USA: We are happy to now have L6 under consideration by the Committee of the Whole. Chair: I propose that we start with the title. Are we able to adopt the title? Belgium: During informals, we did not discuss the title and my delegation …

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Side Event: Legal uses and markets for cannabis, coca and opium poppy – breaking disbalances and stigma under UNGASS 2016 approach

Martin Jelsma: We have an opportunity to explore the power of nature and under the framework of the conventions.   Fernando Botero: I am grateful to you for exploring this topic. Colombia is always placing human beings at the centre of policy. To see UN-wide cooperation to address the world drug problem. Colombia joins those who …

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