CND Sessions

Side event: Latin American organized crime groups and worldwide drug trafficking

Organized by the Governments of Colombia and Honduras, and Interpol (…) Colombia: The scourge of drugs have for decades fed violence and weakened institutional legitimacy. It has also created irreversible damage. The measures implemented show that the constant transformation of trafficking organisations demands a fight against all components and constant revision, renovation and innovation; to …

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Side event: Science in Context: Freedom of Research and Treatment of Controlled Substances

Organised by the International Center for Ethnobotanical Education, Research & Service (ICEERS), the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), Associazione Luca Coscioni and Science for Democracy. INTRODUCTION: Marco Perduca (Associazione Luca Coscioni, Science for Democracy) UN bodies have repeatedly stated that the “world drug problem” needs to be addressed in an “evidence-based” and “human rights-based” …

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Side event: Alignment and implementation – Evidence to develop sustainable and conflict-sensitive drug

Organized by the Government of Switzerland, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Research and Trend Analysis Branch, Programme Development and Management Unit, and the London School of Economics Global Challenges Research Fund. Jean-Luc Lemahieu, Director, Division of Policy Analysis and Public Affairs, UNODC (Chair): you might wonder what the title is about, it …

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Committee of the Whole (Thursday morning). L9: Promoting measures to prevent transmission of HIV for women who use drugs, including by improving access to post-exposure prophylaxis

Chair: We now move to L9. I give the floor to Brazil who has led on the resolution and informal consultations. Brazil: We had 4 informals on this resolution. This has been quite constructive, we have agreed on a good number of paragraphs, and on many paragraphs we have opened language that was similar to …

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