Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD)

Side event: New OAS Hemispheric Drug Strategy and Plan of Action 2021-2025

Organised by the Executive Secretariat of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (ES-CICAD)/Secretariat for Multidimensional Security of the Organization of American States (OAS) with the support of Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, St. Lucia and the United States of America. Santiago Moreno, CICAD Institutional Strengthening Unit: My name is Santiago Moreno, a member of the Institutional …

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Special event: Commemoration of the United Nations International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, launch of the 2020 World Drug Report, discussion on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the world drug situation

Special Event of the CND, Commemoration of the United Nations International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking and Launch of the 2020 World Drug Report followed by a Discussion on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the world drug situation, virtual event Chair: We are greatly honoured by the Austrian Federal Minister for …

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Thematic sessions – Follow up to the 2019 Ministerial Declaration, 16 October

First round of thematic sessions on the implementation of all international drug policy commitments following up to the 2019 Ministerial Declaration Theme addressed: ‘…that both the range of drugs and drugs markets are expanding and diversifying…’. Background Note by the Secretariat Morning Session Chair: Welcome INCB [Introduction of the work of INCB] … no crimes should …

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Special event: Drug policies in the Americas

Amb. Adam Namm, CICAD/OAS: (…) Roberto Moro, SEDRONAR: We welcome the report Secretary Namm just mentioned. We’re building policies based on evidence allowing us to make policy decisions adapted to our countries. Working beyond UNGASS, these guidelines should continue help us develop and build strategies. It’s a complex work if we take into account all recommendations, …

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Side Event: How can data better support international and national commitments to address the drug problem?

Organised by the UNODC, Research and Trend Analysis Branch, the EU EMCDDA, the African Union Commission, and the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission of the Organisation of American States. Jean-Luc Lemahieu (UNODC) Need to monitor existing and emerging issues in drug use. We need to streamline and improve methodological approaches. We need innovation in ways …

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CND Intersessional Meeting, 8 November 2018: Taking stock of the implementation of the commitments made to jointly address and counter the world drug problem

Chair: We focus now on the 2019 target date. (panel) Statistical Committee / Angela Me: Our five targets are, as you know, eliminate or reduce significantly and measurably (1) illicit cultivation of opium, coca and cannabis (2) illicit demand of drugs and drug-related health and social risks (3) illicit market of synthetic drugs (4) diversion …

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