From Plenary Sessions

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

Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, United Nations Human Rights Council: It is my honor to address the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs to present the study on arbitrary detention relating to drug policies prepared by the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at the request of the Human Rights Council and presented to the …

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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: We will continue Item 6 now. Report on Youth Forum: (Video): Youth no matter our background, we share opinions and knowledge and share our experiences in the Forum. Theis is an essential chance to raise our voices and share knowledge. By change we change create change ourselves. Micro and macro level discussions. Talked about …

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

CHAIR: Introduction to Item 7 UNODC: We have produced a communication package to UN countries to help them see how the UN system can better support implementation of drug policy. This package includes relevant guidelines and considerations. We hope to report even more progress next year. UNODC: (…) drug prevention, treatment and care based on scientific …

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Plenary Item 6. Follow-up to the implementation at the national, regional and international levels (afternoon session)

Chair: This morning, we have had the introductions. By the various offices of the UNODC Secretariat, but we have not yet had the occasion to give the floor to delegates and I will therefore now open the floor to delegates starting with China online. China: Undoubtedly strict control of these substances will contribute to preserving life and …

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Plenary Item 5. Implementation of the international drug control treaties

(a) Changes in the scope of control of substances Chair: We resume considerations of Item 5, especially item 5.a. CND is called to perform its treaty mandated function related to scheduling. CND Secretariat: Pre-session documentation is available online. Including scheduling recommendations by the WHO-ECDD. Chair: First, we’ll consider scheduling recommendations on substances under 1961, then …

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Plenary Item 3. General debate

Vietnam: We’re concerned by the threat of the drugs problem globally during the impact of COVID pandemic. NPS pose new challenges for control. Threatening security, health and happiness; especially young people. Comprehensive measures are needed at all levels. Based on experiences, scientific foundations and international cooperation. Vietnam welcomes the participation of all stakeholders dealing with …

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