2016 UNGASS

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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CND intersessional: 24 January 2017 – Operational recommendations on Supply reduction and related measures; effective law enforcement; responses to drug-related crime; and countering money laundering and promoting judicial cooperation

UNODC. Today we will focus on countering money laundering and organised crime, as well as the role of networks. We will also touch upon new transit routes and present our partnership initiatives. Alexis Fishincker, UNODC. Drug trafficking is an industry with millions of revenues. Recently we discovered a new way of dangerous large scale money laundering, so …

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CND intersessional: 23 January 2017 – Operational recommendations on Demand reduction and related measures, including prevention and treatment, as well as other health-related issues

Webcast available here CND Chair. There is no comment on the agenda of this meeting so the agenda is adopted. I give word now to the Portuguese Ambassador to chair the thematic discussion. We will continue with agendas 2 and 3 on Wednesday. I came back yesterday from New York. The key theme was how …

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CND Intersessional Meeting – 28 October: Alternative development; regional, interregional and international cooperation on development-oriented balanced drug control policy; addressing socio-economic issues

Post-UNGASS Facilitator. Before we start, I want to give word to the Secretariat to deal with the issues of yesterday’s afternoon session. CND Secretary. Thank you, let me give you an opportunity to make an appendix to yesterday’s session. You will recall that there is a specific reference in Chapter 6 to the work of …

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CND Intersessional Meeting – 27 October 2016: Strengthening international cooperation based on the principle of common and shared responsibility

Post-UNGASS facilitator: We will now start discussion chapter 6, on common and shared responsibility. There are several panellists from UNODC, it makes perfect sense to have the different regional sections from UNODC present all one after the other, and then member states and then NGOS. Yuri Fedotov, executive director of UNODC: very happy to be back at the …

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