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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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Side event. Innovation responses to promoting access to controlled medicines, while preventing diversion and non-medical use: Following up on the global “access and availability” campaign led by the chair of the 65th CND

Organised by Belgium with the support of Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United States, the European Union, the UNODC Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section, the …

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Side event. The efforts of Ghana towards placing health and human rights at the heart of national drug policy: lessons learned and future opportunities

Organized by Ghana with the support of Czechia, Germany, Nigeria, South Africa, Switzerland, the African Union Commission, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, the International Centre for Human Rights and Drug Policy and the International Drug Policy Consortium Moderator: Mary Wangui Mugwanja, Permanent Representative of Kenya to the United Nations …

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Side Event: From principle to policy to practice: Implementing a human rights approach with people who use drugs

Organised by Release Legal Emergency and Drugs Service Limited with the support of Ghana, Norway, the Global Commission on Drug Policy and the International Centre on Human Rights and Drug Policy. Speakers: Michel Kazatchkine, Global Commission on Drug Policy Angela Constance, Minister for Drug Policy, MSP Seth Kwame Acheampong, Minister of State, Ghana Stephen Cutter, …

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Plenary Items 1, 2, 3 – Opening of the 66th session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs

OPENING OF THE SIXTY-SIXTH SESSION OF THE COMMISSION ON NARCOTIC DRUGS Secretary: [Organizational and administrative disclaimers for online participants] Chair: [Opening statement – no interpretation] Item 1. Chair: The extended bureau held three meetings this year to address organizational matters that were also discussed during the pre-consultation sessions. I thank all the participants. I also …

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