International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

Side Event: Moving past the divisions in order to develop humanitarian drug policies: the role of the Rome Consensus 2.0 initiative

Organized by the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) with the support of Italy, and the C4 Recovery Foundation, the Levenson Foundation, the Knowmad Institut, the Police, Treatment and Community Collaborative (PTACC), the UNODC Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section, and the Villa Maraini Foundation The Rome Consensus 2.0 was launched …

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Beijing + 25: Realising gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls – CND & CCPCJ joint event

Joint CND & CCPCJ Virtual Event commemorating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women and the adoption of the Being Declaration and Platform for Action (1995) and discussing how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting women and girls From the event’s website: 2020 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women …

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Item 3: General debate (continued)

Chair of the CND: We will continue with Item 3. Nepal: Nepal aligns itself with the statement of G-77 and Asia-Pacific Group. Illicit cultivation, production, manufacture, trafficking and consumption are putting profound impacts on security and development of the world. Yet, it is heartening to note that the world community has formally recognised the aim …

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Side event: A health-centred approach to drug dependence, a multi-factorial health disorder

Organized by the Governments of Italy, Norway and the United States of America, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, UNAIDS, the International Narcotics Control Board, the World Health Organization, the Civil Society Task Force, and the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. Yury Fedotov, UNODC: The UNGASS Outcome document recognises drug …

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Plenary Session: Item 6. Implementation of the Political Declaration and Plan of Action on International Cooperation towards an Integrated and Balanced Strategy to Counter the World Drug Problem (Afternoon session)

United States: On the supply side, global production of cocaine, opium poppy and synthetic drugs continue to increase, requires strategic and targeted domestic control measures. In addition to paying attention to these founding documents, we must pay attention to new realities, including grave threat posed by use of synthetic drugs, where our public health emergency …

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