Accion Tecnica y Social (ATS)

Item 11. Follow-up to the special session of the General Assembly on the world drug problem held in 2016, including the seven thematic areas of the outcome document of the special session (Afternoon session)

Indonesia: Nearly 3 years have passed since UNGASS – we have been committed to advancing promotion of human rights. In addressing the drug problems whilst protecting human rights the government has provided funding for therapy programmes for drug users and special needs populations such as women and children. It is important that human rights are …

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Side event: The complexity of the drug problem and the need to update national legislation

Antonio De Leo, UNODC (Chair): The world drug problem is complex, we all know that. It requires a comprehensive approach to tackle its causes and consequences. The Ministerial Segment of CND is a good opportunity to review and evaluate how each country and region can adapt their own drug legislation and frameworks to realities. Implementing …

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CND Intersessional, 17 October 2017: Chapter 5 on evolving reality, trends and existing circumstances

Post-UNGASS Facilitator: I encourage the same level of active participation as we had yesterday, which was a good discussion. Please do ask questions of the panellists. On the panel today, we have the Colombian Ambassador, Angela Mae from UNODC, Gilles Fortes from WHO, Paul Griffiths from EMCDDA, and an NGO representative from the Golden Colombia Initiative. …

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