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Launch of the 2018 UNODC World Drug Report in Geneva

The launch of the 2018 World Drug Report took place in Geneva on the 26th of June 2018, on the occasion of the UN International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Presenters: Kamran Niaz, Epidemiologist in the Drug Research Section, UNODC Peter Ghys, Director of the Strategic Information and Evaluation Department, UNAIDS Miwa Kato, Director …

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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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