Special commemorative event at the occasion of the United Nations International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking and Launch of the 2022 World Drug Repor

Chair: Welcome. Today, to promote participation, we are conducting this meeting in a hybrid format. I welcome all our panelists, youth ambassadors, and the 26 registered speakers. WDR is historically launched on World Drug Day which is a very important day for us all to advance SDGs and build back better. The theme this year …

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65th Session of the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (#CND65) – CND Blog Index

Below, the CND Blog offers an Index of the close-to-120 hours of real-time non-literal blogging material captured during the 65th UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs. INDEX Plenary Committee of the Whole Side Events Informal Dialogues   Plenary   Opening of the 65th Session of the CND Item 1. Election of officers Item 2. Adoption of …

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Committee of the Whole L5. Promoting comprehensive and scientific evidence-based early prevention

Slovenia: we had constructive informals that redefined the word ‘flexibility’ but we thank all delegates for their constructive approach. We confirmed to delete PP11bis, amend PP11ter and this is agreed in informals. Chair: What is the feeling of the room regarding PP11bis and PP11ter? Are there any comments? I see none. Let’s consider both agreed …

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Committee of the Whole – L7. Intensifying efforts to address the proliferation of uncontrolled and designer precursors used in the illicit manufacture of drugs

L7. Intensifying efforts to address the proliferation of uncontrolled and designer precursors used in the illicit manufacture of drugs  USA: We believe its acceptable. I think Iran would like to maintain OP6bis? We include language on human rights, national sovereignty … as my Canadian colleague pointed out. The suggestion of the distinguished delegation from China …

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Side event: Eliminating Structural Racism against Africans and people of African Descent in drug policy legal frameworks and practice

Organized by the Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales (CELS) Asociación Civil with the support of the International Service for Human Rights Organized by the Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales (CELS) Asociación Civil with the support of the International Service for Human Rights Luciana Pol, Senior Fellow Security Policy & Human Rights CELS: Customary …

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