Committee of the whole – E/CN.7/2014/L.12

Preventing the diversion of ketamine from legal sources and from licit medical use E/CN.7/2014/L.12

Thailand: introduces resolution. Changes have been made already in informals.


Chair: title is agreed

PP1
Agreed

PP2
Agreed

PP3
Agreed

PP4
Egypt: add in”while simultaneously preventing the diversion from illegal sources”.

Venezuela: Needs to be “legal sources”

Agreed

PP5
Agreed

PP6
Agreed

PP7
Agreed

PP8
China: add in a sentence:  “noting that information has been provided to WHO through UN Secretary General on production of ketamine for abuse”. The WHO review says that ketamine is hard to synthesise, but china’s experience is that it is not.

Canada: add in a “the” there.

Agreed

PP9
Agreed

PP10
Agreed

PP11
Agreed

PP12, 12bis, 12ter
China: very similar to another paragraph (PP12ter)

Thailand: let’s wait to see what the COW thinks

India: wants to confirm whether a claim is factually correct

Thailand: asks chair to provide technical clarification

Secretariat: need to research.

India: This may not be factually correct

Thailand: change language to make it less technical and more policy

China: what does “for many countries” mean? Suggest change to “in some parts of the world”.

Chair: keep para bracketed until further information from secretariat

OP1
agreed

OP2
Agreed

OP2bis
Agreed

OP3
Agreed

OP4
Agreed

OP5
Agreed

OP6
Agreed

Netherlands: China was worried about the repetition of WHO report. Take pp12ter and, make it more general and note an outcome. Conclude with affirming

China: prefer pp12alt

Ireland: minor change

France: support 12ter as we have it.

PP12
Agreed

PP12bis
Agreed

PP12ter and PP12ter alt
Netherlands: having heard remarks by China and France, prefer ter to ter alt

Egypt: adding in “noting in accordance to the 1961 and 1971 conventions Member States play a role in notifying the UN Sec General of any substance to be put under international scheduling taking into account social, economic factors”

Netherlands: more precise language needed

India: Ketamine has an isomer that has a licit use.

Egypt: Adding in clarification about factors.

USA: language clarification

Agreed

Chair: we have agreed to all paragraphs

Secretariat: No additional resources needed

Chair: adopt

Adopted.

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