From Plenary Sessions

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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CND intersessional meeting, 26 september 2018: Access to controlled substances for medical and scientific purposes

Chair: Good Morning. Let’s start right away with the presentations and take advantage of the opportunity to conduct interactive sessions. PANEL: Dr. Gilberto Gerra, Chief of Drug Prevention and Health Branch, UNODC: Access to controlled drugs for medical purposes while preventing misuse and diversion. For long time this aspect was not paid attention so now …

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CND intersessional meeting, 25 september 2018: Demand reduction and related measures

Chair: Good Morning. I invite the floor to adopt the provisional agenda. No comments from the floor – adopted. Welcome to the third intersessional period of the Commission of Narcotic Drugs’ sixty-first session, the thematic segment of the Continuation of preparations for the ministerial segment of the sixty-second session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, to …

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Plenary: Item 11. Preparations for the ministerial segment to be held during the sixty-second session of the Commission, in 2019.

Third Vice Chair (…) Bulgaria (on behalf of the European Union) (Aligned: Turkey, (…), FYROM, Montenegro, Iceland, Albania, Bosnia, Ukraine, Moldova, Armenia, Moldova and San Marino): We reaffirm the commitments of the Conventions. This needs to be complemented with overarching policies and priorities to solve and minimise social and safety threats resulting from abuse. Particularly …

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Plenary Session: Item 10. Contributions by the Commission to the work of the Economic and Social Council, in line with General Assembly resolution 68/1, including follow-up to and review and implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Third Vice Chair: (…) Thailand: UNGASS 2016, Member States welcomed 2030 agenda and noted efforts to assist the attainment of SDGs and drug control should be complementary. Efforts on drug control correspond to various SDGs. We encourage the CND to contributing to the High Level Political Forum on SDGs in July 2018. We believe that …

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