From UNGASS 2016

UNGASS roundtable 5: Alternative development

Alternative development; regional, interregional and international cooperation on development-oriented balanced drug control policy; addressing socioeconomic issues   (i) Drugs, addressing socioeconomic issues and fostering alternative development, including preventive alternative development; (ii) Enhancing regional, interregional and international cooperation on development-oriented, balanced drug control policy;   Co-Chair President Ollanta Humala of Peru: Good afternoon, it is an …

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UNGASS: Thirtieth special session of the General Assembly on the world drug problem (5th plenary meeting)

The full statements delivered by member states during the UNGASS general debate are available here.  President of Peru: The new government has increased development in our country and has made a big difference in terms access to drinking water and other factors. We have diversified the crop growth in our country and increased crops such …

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Side event: Human rights approach to underserved drug addicts: Health, housing and income programmes in large urban settings

Luis Guilherme Paiva, National Secretary for Drug Policy, Brazil. The idea here is not to give a description of the programmes. We want this to be a roundtable event. We will have minutes for panellists, then a round of questions among them, and we will then open questions from the floor. Luciana Temer, Secretary for social …

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