CND Day 3 – South Africa’s Plenary Statement on the Political Declaration and Plan of Action

Seeking global solutions to a global problem. No country acting alone can counter world drug problem. Cannabis remains a drug of great concern. One of the most commonly used drugs in South Africa. Cocaine has been smuggled through South Africa and seen rise in amphetamines,

They have developed a prevention model and strengthened penalties for drug offences. Drug intervention programme includes youth prevention projects. South Africa is working with the UNODC, the business sector and civil society on some on these efforts.

South Africa continues to fight illicit drug trafficking at major ports of entry and called on more resources to be made available to the UNODC.

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