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CND Thematic Discussions // Session 8 – High transmission of HIV, HCV and other blood-borne diseases associated with drug use

Presenter 1, UNODC: Thank you, Mr. Chair, excellencies, ladies, and gentlemen. I will briefly discuss the lessons learned in the actual UNODC Partnership Project addressing drug use issues in Afghanistan amid the continuing humanitarian crisis. The project received funding support from the European Union for the implementation period 2023 to 2026. Addressing existing fragilities, including …

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CND Thematic Discussions // Session 6 – Non-compliance of responses with international drug control conventions & human rights obligations

Chair: Welcome back. The challenge that we will be focusing on this afternoon responses not in conformity with the three international drug conventions, and not in conformity with applicable international human rights obligations pose a challenge to the implementation of joint commitment based on the principle of responsibility. UNODC Scientific Services Branch:  I have a brief moment …

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Side event. The death penalty for drug offences: The role of international advocacy and diplomacy

Organised by Harm Reduction International with the support of Australia, Austria, Canada, Costa Rica, Mongolia, New Zealand, Switzerland, the European Union, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and Amnesty International Zaved Mahmood, OHCHR (Moderator): Special greetings to Pat O’Hare, the founder of Harm Reduction International. In accordance with international human …

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CND 65th Reconvened Session – 9th December 2022

Reconvened Sixty-fifth session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, Vienna, Austria, 8-9 December 2022 Chair: Welcome back. Secretariat: (Reminder on COVID safety measures in Vienna) Agenda item 4. – Strategic management, budgetary and administrative questions Chair: We considered our consolidated budget yesterday. We, as a commission, are now required to take action. There have been …

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CND thematic sessions on the implementation of all international drug policy commitments, following-up to the 2019 Ministerial Declaration – 21 September 2022

Multiyear Workplan 2019-2023: Implementation of all our international drug policy commitments, following up to the 2019 ministerial declaration “Strengthening Our Actions at the National, Regional and International Levels to Accelerate the Implementation of our Joint Commitments to Address and Counter the World Drug Problem”  The provisional agenda for the intersessional meeting is as follows: 1. Thematic …

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Committee of the Whole L7. Intensifying efforts to address the proliferation of uncontrolled and designer precursors used in the illicit manufacture of drugs

Secretariat: There will be an informal on L5 in a hybrid format on BR-A. L7 – Technical amendment. On OP12 & 13 – There is in square brackets ‘or trafficking’. There was an omission to delete this part. Just checking with the CoW. Ok, we can continue. United States: We engaged in consultations, not in …

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