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Side event: The contribution of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria to the achievement of the mutually reinforcing commitments made by the international community in the 2016 UNGASS Outcome Document and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Organized by the Governments of Côte d’Ivoire and France, the World Health Organization, the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and the French civil society platform on drug policy Camille Spire, French Civil Society Platform on Drug Policy. I am here on behalf of the French NGO platform on drug policy. I thank the Minister …

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UNGASS: Thirtieth special session of the General Assembly on the world drug problem (6th plenary meeting)

General debate [item 7] (continued) The full statements delivered by member states during the UNGASS general debate are available here.  Nepal – Established national coordination committee for drug abuse control with separate district level committees in the country. Doing our best to address drug problems. Look to international community for enhanced cooperation, including in coordination with …

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Side event: A call for leadership: HIV, human rights and harm reduction

Organised by Germany, Harm Reduction International, UNAIDS, UNODC, WHO, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, Open Society Foundations, IDPC, the International AIDS Society and AIDS Fonds Maria Phelan, HRI. We all know now that harm reduction works, but significant barriers remain today. We have a powerful panel today to explore the political positions on harm reduction and how …

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Side event – The public health elements of drug policy

Side event organised by the World Health Organization. Marie-Paule Kieny, director of health systems and innovation – In January this year, the issue of a public health approach to drug problem was on the agenda of the WHO Executive Board for the first time since 1990. The report that followed emphasised the need for a five-pronged approach: prevention of drug …

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