Side Events

Side event: Human rights approach to underserved drug addicts: Health, housing and income programmes in large urban settings

Luis Guilherme Paiva, National Secretary for Drug Policy, Brazil. The idea here is not to give a description of the programmes. We want this to be a roundtable event. We will have minutes for panellists, then a round of questions among them, and we will then open questions from the floor. Luciana Temer, Secretary for social …

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Side event: Alternative Development. New approaches and key elements for the post-UNGASS framework

Organized by the Governments of Germany, Colombia and Thailand and the UNODC. Aldo Lale-Demoz, deputy Executive Director, UNODC (moderator)    Yury Fedotov, Executive Director, UNODC| Opening remarks. We congratulate that the outcome document respects the Treaties. This subject of alternative development (AD) is very important, there is even one round table here at UNGASS, and …

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Side event: Contribution of alternative development to implementing the sustainable development goals

HE General Paiboon Koomchaya, Minister of Justice of Thailand. I welcome all our high level participants. We place high priority to push forward alternative development in addressing the world drug problem to address the root causes such as poverty via public health, education and social security. AD was recognised as a cash crop substitution programme. Now …

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