Side event: Innovations in Brazilian drug policy

  Federal Police Commissioner, Elvis Secco: In the years 2019 and 2020 the federal policy adopted some guidelines to fight drug trafficking. Brazil is a continental country with more that 16.000 kilometres of boarders with the biggest producers of drugs in the world; Peru, Bolivia and Colombia. For many years we faced this reality by …

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Resolution L4 (Afternoon Session): Promoting alternative development as a development-oriented drug control strategy for building back better from the COVID-19 pandemic

Title Peru: We had a 4th informal meeting and have updates. The first point is the title of the draft resolution. Chair: Agreed. PP4 Peru: Next point is PP4. After informal discussions, we received an additional proposal which has lead to addition of PP4 alt 2 and PP4 alt 2bis. Both of these paragraphs stem from original draft. …

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Side event: Strategic importance of real-time drug data

H.E. Stephan Klement, Ambassador, European Union Delegation: The EU particularly focuses on real time information. The new drug strategy of 2021-2025 acknowledges the need to addressing existing and evolving challenges of the drug situation, given the dynamic and complex nature of this phenomenon. The strategy takes a future oriented approach by integrating foresight with the aim …

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Committee of the Whole (Afternoon session) Resolution L.5: Promoting quality, affordable, scientific evidence-based and comprehensive drug prevention and treatment services

Chair: We will continue considerations of L5. Colleague from Portugal, could you inform us of progress in informals? (…) I’m informed that Portugal is not with us at the moment. That is the problem of not being in the same room. Perhaps colleagues from Peru? Also not in the room. I have to make a …

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Plenary Item 5. Implementation of the international drug control treaties (a) Changes in the scope of control of substances (b) Challenges and future work of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, the World Health Organization and the International Narcotics Control Board in the review of substances for possible scheduling recommendations (c) International Narcotics Control Board (d) International cooperation to ensure the availability of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances for medical and scientific purposes while preventing their diversion (e) Other matters arising from the international drug control treaties

Chair: A sub item was added to the provisional agenda for the 57th session of the Commission and it was then maintained on the agendas of the subsequent sessions in order to assist member states in applying the existing scheduling procedures contained in the three international drug control conventions, and the 2019 ministerial Declaration on strengthening our …

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