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Committee of the Whole (Friday Morning and Afternoon) – Resolution L11. Removing stigma as a barrier to the availability and delivery of health, case and social services for people who use drugs

Canada: it’s not the first time I’ve seen this text. We’ve done a thorough analysis and we think this is worthy of showing the COW? ‘Alt PP13bis Acknowledging that removing stigmatising attitudes includes long term comprehensive multidisciplinary and balanced efforts by member states, in full conformity with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Universal …

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Plenary – Agenda Item 6: 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 (Thursday, March 16, 2017 – Afternoon)

Sudan: We align with G77 China and African group. Youth are the main group affected by drugs and we highly appreciate the recommendations of the UNGASS. While preventing diversion we have provided 10,000 prescription pads. We have also carried out training courses and workshops targeting health professionals for rehabilitation. Kenya: We reaffirm our commitment to …

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General Assembly: Thirtieth Special Session of the General Assembly on the World Drug Problem (4th plenary meeting)

The full statements delivered by member states during the UNGASS general debate are available here.  The Special Session will be an important milestone in achieving the goals set in the policy document of 2009 “Political Declaration and Plan of Action on International Cooperation towards an Integrated and Balanced Strategy to Counter the World Drug Problem”, …

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Thirtieth special session of the General Assembly on the world drug problem (2nd plenary meeting)

The full statements delivered by member states during the UNGASS general debate are available here.  Chair: We will resume the agenda. India: This is an Historic special session. We are meeting after 2009 political declaration, just months after we adopted SDPs. The Drug problem impacts our ability to achieve this agenda. The three conventions have …

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General Assembly: Thirtieth special session of the General Assembly on the world drug problem (Opening segment)

The full statements delivered by member states during the UNGASS general debate are available here.  Mogens Lykketoft: Ladies and gentlemen, I think for the election as President of this special session. Let me express my condolences to the delegations of Ecuador and Japan whose countries have been hit by deadly earthquakes. It is an honour …

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