CND Sessions

Special Event: Increasing Access to controlled drugs Post-UNGASS

Organized by the Governments of Australia, Belgium, Italy, Lithuania and Norway, the UNODC Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section, the International Narcotics Control Board, the World Health Organization, the International Atomic Energy Agency, the Union for International Cancer Control, the International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care, Human Rights Watch, and the Vienna and New York …

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Side Event: Addressing and reversing the harms of drug control in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Organised by AFEW International, the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, the Andrey Rylkov Foundation for Health and Social Justice, and the International Drug Policy Consortium Chaired by Ann Fordham (IDPC). Richard Elliot (Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network): To provide a public health overview. Punitive approaches to drug control in the region are rife. But also resources and energy are …

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Plenary – Agenda item 10: Contributions by the Commission to the work of the Economic and Social Council, in line with General Assembly resolution 68/1, including follow-up to and review and implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Chair: Recall that at the 58th Session, we decided to include this standing item on the agenda focusing on contribution to the work of ECOSOC in line with GA resolution 68/1. In accordance, CND has been contributing as appropriate to Council’s work. In the UNGASS Outcome Document, member states welcomed SDGs and noted that efforts to achieve these …

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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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