2016 UNGASS

Plenary – Agenda item 6: 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 (Friday, March 17, 2017 – Morning)

Chair: It is my great pleasure to start this morning. Everyone who has worked so hard in the COW, congratulations – especially congratulations to the chair. We will continue our consideration of item 6. Uruguay: Thank you. We believe it is of utmost importance that we carry out the right follow up to these suggestions, to …

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CND intercessional – 25 January 2017: Operational recommendations on Strengthening international cooperation based on the principle of common and shared responsibility

Angela Me, UNODC. UNGASS has enabled us to understand the new realities and to build on objective and quality information. This is what I can read from the outcome document in terms of data and statistics. We need more and better information, especially on NPS, on the dark net. Research has been undertaken at regional level …

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CND intersessional: 24 January 2017 – Operational recommendations on Alternative development; regional, interregional and international cooperation on development-oriented balanced drug control policy; addressing socio-economic issues

Chair. I have the pleasure to invite George Hughes, from UNODC. George Hughes, UNODC. Thank you, Mr chairman. Pleasure to be here again to talk about chapter 7. Presentation about what the CND can do to help implement chapter 7. No specific recommendations about what the commission can do. A number of base elements that …

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CND Intersessional – 23rd January: Operational recommendations on cross-cutting issues: Human rights, youth, children, women and communities

UNODC Justice Section: Chapter contains 2 sets of recommendations concerning vulnerable members of society and criminal justice proceedings. Those concerning vulnerable peoples discuss the needs of children drug offenders/those affected by drugs and mainstreaming a gender perspective in drug policy. Children must be appropriately considered in criminal justice proceedings. UNODC developed a global programme to …

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CND Intersessional – 23rd January: Operational recommendations on ensuring the availability of and access to controlled substances exclusively for medical and scientific purposes, while preventing their diversion

Gilberto Gerra, UNODC: At the 60th session of the CND we will organise a special event on access to essential medicines, alongside a large number of UN agencies. Palliative care is not only an issue about drugs, it’s an issue focusing on improving the quality of life of the patients. It is a complex problem that needs …

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CND intersessional: 24 January 2017 – Evolving reality, trends and existing circumstances, emerging and persistent challenges and threats, including new psychoactive substances

Operational recommendations on Cross-cutting issues in addressing and countering the world drug problem: Evolving reality, trends and existing circumstances, emerging and persistent challenges and threats, including new psychoactive substances, in conformity with the three international drug control conventions and other relevant international instruments Angela Me, UNODC. There are many aspects of drugs that we need to …

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