CND Day 3 – UNODC’s Policy Analysis and Public Affairs Division introduces item on improving the collection, reporting and analysis of data

Annual data collection is needed first and foremost because it is mandated by the 1961 convention. Also a data collection instrument is needed because the Political Declaration of last year, which required reporting by states so progress could be monitored. State have been presented with a new draft questionnaire, which includes a new section on programmes. The process of data collection requires participation, resources and political will. What has been accomplished so far has been done so without additional resources.

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