By Juan Fernandez

CND Intersessional – 12 November 2015

Ambassadors Antonio Castellanos (in substitution for Amb. Arthayudh Srisamoot) and Khaled Shamaa chaired the session, which continued discussions on the preparatory process towards the UNGASS 2016 and, in particular the Outcomes Document. In this regard, Amb. Castellanos recalled the dates for key upcoming CND meetings: CND Intersessional Meeting (8 December): 10am-1pm; 3-6pm. Special segment on the UNGASS …

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Side Event (HRC Panel): The right to health: addressing the drug control barriers hindering access to controlled medicines

Ruth Dreifuss (GCDP): HRC can organise adequate response to this problem. Policies building on repression have unintended consequences.  Time has come to recognise that the problem cannot be solved without shift in priorities.  Real aims are not to be reached without deep policy changes.  In this report, the Commission is advocating for scientific evidence. Human …

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