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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Plenary Session: Item 9. Recommendations of the subsidiary bodies of the Commission.

Chair: (…) UNODC: We convened four meetings of HONLEA and one meeting of (…). Working group meetings to discuss supply and demand reduction. The outcomes were reported and adopted. Now available for the Commission’s guidance. The themes identified for 27th meetings were broad. I will bring a number: coordinating regional communication platforms supporting law enforcement, drug trafficking and …

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Plenary Session: Item 8. Inter-agency cooperation and coordination of efforts in addressing and countering the world drug problem

Chair: The CND in its follow up process to the Special Session aims to foster cooperation with other ECOSOC commissions: status of women, statistical, science and development. This provides an opportunity for further collaboration, interaction and information exchange. Head of Treaty Affairs, UNODC: As we know, the UNGASS outcome document reaffirmed the importance of collaboration …

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Plenary Session: Item 7. Follow-up to the special session of the General Assembly on the world drug problem held in 2016, including the seven thematic areas of the outcome document of the special session.

Canada – Canada is a strong supporter of the UNGASS outcome document and is committed to the implementation of its operational recommendations. The UNGASS outcome document not only represents the latest international consensus, but provides a balanced and comprehensive guide for our efforts to respond to the world drug problem. By incorporating key commitments from the …

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