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CND Tematic Discussion / Session 12 – Way Forward

Chair: I am grateful for your cooperation earlier this year. We had previously discussed the Resolution, outlining the review process, and collectively decided to convene before he regular committee session. The high-level segment is scheduled for March 14th and 15th, dedicated to assessing the implementation of international drug policy commitments. During this segment, we aim …

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CND Thematic Discussions / Session 7 – Increase in drug-related deaths – unmet need for drug treatment and health services

Chair: Good morning, everyone. Welcome to the second part of the 2023 Thematic Discussion of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs on the implementation of all international drug policy commitments following the 2019 ministerial declaration (…) Agenda is adopted. Thank you very much. Secretariat: (organizational announcements) Director of the Division of Policy Analysis and Public Affairs …

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CND Thematic Discussions // Session 6 – Non-compliance of responses with international drug control conventions & human rights obligations

Chair: Welcome back. The challenge that we will be focusing on this afternoon responses not in conformity with the three international drug conventions, and not in conformity with applicable international human rights obligations pose a challenge to the implementation of joint commitment based on the principle of responsibility. UNODC Scientific Services Branch:  I have a brief moment …

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CND Thematic Discussions // Session 3 – Increasing links between drug trafficking, corruption & other forms of organized crime

Chair: Excellencies, distinguished experts, esteemed colleagues, and delegates, Welcome to the third thematic meeting of the CND. Today, we will be addressing all 11 challenges identified in the 2019 ministerial declaration. Yesterday, we heard from our UNODC colleagues and had many interventions from the floor on the expanding and diversifying range of drug use and …

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CND Thematic Discussions // Session 2 – Record levels of drug abuse & illicit cultivation, production & trafficking

Chair: Welcome back to the CND thematic discussions. What we will be focusing on this afternoon is the abuse, illicit cultivation and production and manufacture of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, as well as the illicit trafficking in those substances and the courses have reached record levels and the illicit demand for the domestic diversion …

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CND Thematic Discussions 2023 // Session 1 – Expanding & diversifying range of drugs and drug markets

Chair: Ladies and gentlemen, esteemed delegates, and distinguished guests, I welcome you to the 23 thematic discussions focusing on the implementation and interests of policy commitments following up on the 2019 declaration. Before we proceed, I invite the meeting to adopt the provisional agenda, which has been shared along with an invitation. Are there any …

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