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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Plenary: Item 9- Contributions by the Commission to the work of the Economic and Social Council, in line with General Assembly resolution 72/305, including follow-up to and review and implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Chair: The commission decided to include this standing item on the agenda focusing on Economic and Social Council. The commission has been contributing as appropriate to the council’s work. In the 2019 Ministerial Declaration, member states reiterated the efforts to achieve SDGs were complementary and mutually reinforcing. In September 2019, heads of states gathered in …

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