Plenary: Item 9- Contributions by the Commission to the work of the Economic and Social Council, in line with General Assembly resolution 72/305, including follow-up to and review and implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Chair: The commission decided to include this standing item on the agenda focusing on Economic and Social Council. The commission has been contributing as appropriate to the council’s work. In the 2019 Ministerial Declaration, member states reiterated the efforts to achieve SDGs were complementary and mutually reinforcing. In September 2019, heads of states gathered in …

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Committee of the Whole (Thursday morning) L4. Promoting awareness-raising, education and training as part of a comprehensive approach to ensuring access to and the availability of controlled substances for medical and scientific purposes and improving their rational use

EC77/2020/L4   Belgium:There are some paras where the wording is ‘non-stigma’. A couple of paras have been agreed in informals pending on the solution of non-stigmatisation. Chair: Canada was the state proposing language on stigma Canada: If we are going to focus on PPs first we did have discussions during informals. Linking PP that references stigma …

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Committee of the Whole – Monday afternoon

-L2- Chair: Checking the substantive issues with the resolutions. Tabled by the USA. Any problems with title? Russia: The title- would request should put in brackets, look at whole resolution then come back to ensure it responds to main body of the resolution. Chair: Thank you. Argentina: Change the word ‘Combat’ with ‘counter’. The Netherlands: Title …

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