From Side Events

Side event: Edging forward – How the UN’s language on drugs has advanced since 1990

Organised by Mexico, the International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC), the Transnational Institute (TNI) and the Global Drug Policy Observatory (GDPO) Ambassador Alicia Buenrostro Massieu (Mexico). It is my pleasure to welcome you all today to this event on the margins of the thematic discussions of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, dedicated to the implementation of the …

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Side event: Civil society and international drug policy in the context of the agenda for 2030

Rokas Bernotas, Ambassador of Lithuania. Remind that UNGASS outcome document states that agenda 200 is complementary to addressing the world drug problem. Demand reduction, respect for human rights, support treatment and recovery, need to involve civil society. Supply side responses affect poor communities the most. Importance for alternative development solutions for Afghanistan, mostly semi-arid, alternative …

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Side event: Preparing for 2019: Drug policy objectives and indicators, system-wide coherence and the Sustainable Development Agenda

Renata Segura, SSRC. I thank the organisers and Switzerland for their continued support. Christian Schneider, Switzerland. I will discuss the state perspective on policy metrics. I don’t represent the official Swiss position here, I am contributing to the World Drug Report and Part IV on law enforcement indicators. I am also a consumer of UNODC’s products so …

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