Side Event- East African Community Regional Policy on Prevention, Management and Control of Alcohol, Drugs and Other Substances

  Chair: We will discuss drug policy from the perspective of health, and East African Drug Policy. The African plan of action was developed last year. African communities are supportive of the comprehensive approach to drugs. but how are we going to contextualise them? Kunal Naik: We created the African Plan of action in 2018 in Cairo and finalised …

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Committee of the Whole (Thursday afternoon) L4. Promoting awareness-raising, education and training as part of a comprehensive approach to ensuring access to and the availability of controlled substances for medical and scientific purposes and improving their rational use

Chair: We still have two small issues. Belgium: After the informals where we discussed in length PP9 and OP2 we think that both paras seem to come as a package deal. So for OP2 we stay with “all existing barriers, [including those related to legislation, regulatory systems, health care systems, affordability, the training of healthcare …

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Committe of the Whole (Thursday afternoon) L5. Promoting the involvement of youth in drug prevention efforts

Chair: I see the title is agreed on informals. I see no objections therefore agreed CoW. We proceed with PP “Recalling the UN Youth Strategy 2030..” Russia: We propose deletion of “will guide” and replace with ”informs the efforts of… including UNODC” and add “efforts”. Chair: I see no objection therefore agreed CoW. We proceed …

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