Committee of the Whole – Resolution L16: United Nations Guiding Principles on Alternative Development

Sponsored by: Colombia, Japan, Peru and Thailand

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Discussion around small changes in the title with the sponsors insisting to keep title as it is.

Pre ample text:

Some small text included on “eradicating illicit cultivation of narcotic plants.” Iran and Russia keen to include eradication as alternative development measure Long discussion around inducing “eradication” as some member states highlight it changes the whole tone of the resolution. It is decided the title will not be changed and a new paragraph has been added with the inclusion of eradication above.

Operative text

Russia: International financial institutions included to operative paragraph 4 as a relevant stakeholder in alternative development programmes.

Resolution approved

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