African Union (AU)

Side event: On the access to Tramadol and preventing its diversification to illicit markets in the Africa Region

Organized by the Tanzania Green Crescent Community with the support of the African Union Commission, Green Crescent Health Development Initiative, the Institute of Leadership and Development and the Rwanda Youth Impact Prof. Johan Strijdom, African Union:  Thank you, moderator, for this opportunity to shed some light and to focus attention on the AU Plan of …

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CND thematic sessions on the implementation of all international drug policy commitments, following-up to the 2019 Ministerial Declaration – 21 October 2021

Thematic session 3: The criminal misuse of information and communications technologies for illicit drug-related activities is increasing; (21 October 2021) Chair: Welcome back.I now would turn to the participants of our today’s discussion, and I welcome warmly all those who join us today Chloe Carpenter, UNODC Research Section: Good Morning. I’ve been asked to introduce these …

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Side Event: Insights into Treatment and Care for People with Drug Use Disorders in Contact with the Criminal Justice System – Alternatives to Conviction or Punishment

Side event organized by the UNODC Justice Section, with the support of Norway and Vietnam, and the African Union, the UNODC Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section, the World Health Organization, and the Vienna NGO Committee on Drugs (VNGOC) – and organised back-to-back with another UNODC side event entitled “No-one Left Behind: UNODC-WHO Programme on Drug Dependence …

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Side event: Réformes politiques et lois sur les drogues en Afrique de l’Ouest

Cisse Mariama Mohamed, Union Africaine. Je voudrais remercier les organisateurs du side-event qui nous réunit aujourd’hui. Le phénomène de la drogue n’épargne aucun continent et l’Afrique est devenu aujourd’hui un lieu de prédilection des trafiquants mais aussi du crime organisé tirant profit du trafic. Les conséquences sont énormes, non seulement sur le plan économique mais aussi de …

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