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Plenary Item 10. Provisional agenda for the sixty-fifth session of the Commission / Item 11. Other business

Chair: I invite the Commission to approve the agenda as it is contained in the documentation provided. Switzerland: During the resumed 63rd session, Switzerland requires a subsidiary item under item 7, in relation to UNODC’s leadership in the coordination of the Task Team on the Common Position. In its 2019 Ministerial declaration, CND asked for …

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Plenary Item 9. Contributions by the Commission to the work of the Economic and Social Council, in line with General Assembly resolution 72/305, including follow-up to and review and implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Chair: Recalls legal basis for this agenda item and the work of the UN CND on matters related to the SDGs. Declaration L2 will be submitted to ECOSOC as a contribution. Secretariat: As you mentioned, the CND and also the sister commission, CCPCJ, are both functional commissions of ECOSOC. Thereby also asked to contribute to …

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Plenary – Item 5. Implementation of the international drug control treaties (continued)

Chair: Good afternoon. We have suspended Item 5 after (a) and (b). keep suspension. We will start considering agenda item 6. Before that, pleasure to give floor to Youth Forum Delegates Youth Delegates: We call to implement evidence-based substance prevention especially for children and youth that include safe spaces and continued support. Prevention startegies should …

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Side event: Drug crypto markets beyond 2020: Policy, enforcement, harm, and resilience

Organized by the Government of the Netherlands, Asociación Bienestar y Desarollo (Energy Control), the Global Drug Policy Observatory and the International Drug Policy Consortium Anke ter Hoeve, Netherlands: The Netherlands is a staunch supporter of evidence based drug policymaking. We had a side event on the matter and submitted a resolution which commanded great support. …

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Plenary: Item 7. Inter-agency cooperation and coordination of efforts in addressing and countering the world drug problem

Chair: …Co-operation also takes place among inter-governmental bodies. The Commission seeks to strengthen horizontal cooperation. More information on this matter is contained in the conference paper E/CN7/2020/CRP-5, providing an overview of inter-agency cooperation of efforts. The Commission also has a note by the Secretariat on promoting coordination and alignment of decisions by the INCB, and the programme on HIV/AIDs, …

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Plenary: Item 6. Follow-up to the implementation at the national, regional and international levels of all commitments, as reflected in the Ministerial Declaration of 2019, to address and counter the world drug problem (Continued)

Chair: Good morning. Peru: It is with great grief that Peru regrets the loss of an important diplomat, a renowned Peruvian who gave his full career for international peace and security. He’s always been an example, we grieve his death and all diplomats will follow his leadership; he set exceptional standards. He lived to the age of …

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