Denmark

High Level Segment – Statement by Denmark

Refer to EU statement.  Danish delegation fully supports.  Progress made since POA and PD adopted in 2009.  However, drug problem continues to pose a serious threat to PWUD and society as a whole.  Government of Denmark welcomes opportunity of midterm review in implementation of PD and POA. A few points necessary to achieve.  Drug policies …

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Adoption of final report of CND

Chair of the CoW We had before us 16 draft proposals which have been approved by the Committee of the Whole. A full list of the resolutions is available at: http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/commissions/CND/session/56-draft-resolutions.html. There has been a request to consider the draft resolution on Afghanistan first. Resolution E/CN7/2013/L10/REF1 – Strengthening international cooperation in combating illicit opiates originating …

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Committee of the Whole – Resolution L14

Resolution L14: Follow-up to the Third Ministerial Conference of the Paris Pact Partners on Combating Illicit Traffic in Opiates Originating in Afghanistan. Sponsored by Australia, Belarus, France, Kyrgyzstan, Norway, Russian Federation and Thailand. Delivery of tech assistance, 38,000 dollars for the report 16 pages in 6 languages. No additional appropriation of funds. Co-sponsors: Mexico Denmark …

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Committee of the Whole – Resolution L10

Draft resolution L10: Promoting the use and availability of measures to prevent mortality from drug overdose presented by Czech Republic (co-sponsors Denmark and Israel) After extensive consultations the text has been amended. The new text is dated 14th march. Germany asks why the new draft has explicit reference to mental health issues. Czech Republic states that …

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Committee of the Whole – Resolution L4: One hundredth anniversary of the opium conventions

CoW Resolution L4: One hundredth anniversary of the opium conventions  General support for resolution from Russia though some small additions. France urges resolution to be rushed through due to their overwhelming support. The need for the resolution to include references to the need to supply “Essential medicines” mentioned by Netherlands. Pakistan questions this. Netherlands clarifies …

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