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CND 65th Reconvened Session – 9th December 2021

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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Special commemorative event at the occasion of the United Nations International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking and Launch of the 2022 World Drug Report

Chair: Welcome. Today, to promote participation, we are conducting this meeting in a hybrid format. I welcome all our panelists, youth ambassadors, and the 26 registered speakers. WDR is historically launched on World Drug Day which is a very important day for us all to advance SDGs and build back better. The theme this year …

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Plenary Item 5. Implementation of the international drug control treaties (continued) (Night Session)

Item 5 (d). International cooperation to ensure the availability of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances for medical and scientific purposes while preventing their diversion CHAIR: Introduction to Item 5d. We offer the framework to scale and improve the availability of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances for medical and scientific purposes. This issue is very important to my home …

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Opening of the 65th Session of the CND – Plenary Items 1, 2 & 3

Item 1. Election of officers Chair: Welcome. First. Introductory video. CND Secretariat: Welcome. Reminds attendees of the guidelines related to COVID-19. Chair: Wishes good health to people suffering with COVID-19. Before the formal opening, some procedural and organisational matters. Five meetings of the Extended Bureau. Thanks the Ambassador of Poland for her role in conducting the 64th …

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CND 64th Reconvened Session – 10th December 2021

<Technical issues> Mexico: (…) in recent days, we have seen how a number of delegations have sought to influence the Secretariat and to censor documentation, frankly, violating article 100 of the UN charter. Which should we fail to recall is not only an international treaty, but rather it is ´the´ international treaty that depends on …

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Special commemorative event at the occasion of the United Nations International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking and Launch of the 2021 World Drug Report (hybrid event)

Chair: Good afternoon dear colleagues, it’s a great pleasure to welcome you for this very special event, dedicated to the commemoration of the United Nations International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, and the launch of the 2021 world Drug Report. I would like to extend a warm welcome to our distinguished speakers with …

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