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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General Assembly: Thirtieth Special Session of the General Assembly on the World Drug Problem (3rd plenary meeting)

The full statements delivered by member states during the UNGASS general debate are available here.  Chair: The third plenary meeting of the 30th special session calls to order; the GA continues its meeting Singapore: Mister President, Singapore is happy to be participating to UNGASS 2016. To discuss the global drug problem, we need to ask a …

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Committee of the Whole – L-3 Mekong Delta Region Resolution Discussion on Death Penalty

Evening Session, CoW 3/20 Resolution L3 – Mekong Delta region. (4 bis the controversial para). PP1.  Also add “in conformity with three international conventions.” PP1bis. Reaffirming also that countering the WDP is a common and shared responsibility that must be addressed in national regional and international settings that require and integrated and balanced approach in …

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