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65th Session of the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (#CND65) – CND Blog Index

Below, the CND Blog offers an Index of the close-to-120 hours of real-time non-literal blogging material captured during the 65th UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs. INDEX Plenary Committee of the Whole Side Events Informal Dialogues   Plenary   Opening of the 65th Session of the CND Item 1. Election of officers Item 2. Adoption of …

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Side event: Eliminating Structural Racism against Africans and people of African Descent in drug policy legal frameworks and practice

Organised by the Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales (CELS) Asociación Civil with the support of the International Service for Human Rights Luciana Pol, Senior Fellow Security Policy & Human Rights CELS: Customary comment in these events is to say that this is a timely debate. However, in this case, we cannot say that because …

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Side Event:Disparities in access to internationally controlled essential medicines in the Caribbean

IAHPC Welcome and Housekeeping Moderator: Dr. Katherine Pettus, Information and Partnerships Director, IAHPC Opening by HE Ambassador Cheryl Spencer, Permanent Representative of Jamaica to the United Nations, Vienna Dr. Dingle Spence Consultant in Oncology and Palliative Medicine President of the Caribbean Palliative Care Association (CARIPALCA) Verna Edwards (DPharm) Dept. of Standards and Regulations, Ministry of …

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Side event: Nordic criminalization and decriminalization models – Lessons learned

Organized by the Foreningen for Human Narkotikapolitikk with the support of the Correlation-European Harm Reduction Network and the International Drug Policy Consortium Marie Nougier, International Drug Policy Consortium: The event will provide an overview of criminalisation and decriminalisation models in the Nordic countries. Solidarity with Ukraine and the humanitarian crisis there. Over the past few …

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