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Plenary Item 9. Contributions by the Commission to the work of the Economic and Social Council, in line with General Assembly resolutions 75/290 A and 75/290 B, including follow-up to and review and implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Chair: (Introduces Item 9 and alludes to official documentation) Secretariat: Contributions of the CND to ECOSOC. New coordination segment was held in February 2023. A video highlighted the work of the CND and ECOSOC subsidiary bodies in general. The CND has been invited to contribute to HLPF on SDGs in July 2023 under the theme …

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Side Event: Literacy and the Rights of People in the Opioid Agonist Treatment

Organized by The Médecins du Monde (International)   Judy Chang – International Network of People who Use Drugs, Christos Kouimtsidis- National Coordinator for Addressing Drugs in Greece, Andrew Scheibe – UNODC Consultant, Dr. Richard Healey, PhD, Christos Anastasiou – EuroNPUD, Alison Crocket – Head, Whole Systems Unit, Drug Policy Division, Scottish Government, Duncan Hill – …

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Plenary Item 7. Inter-agency cooperation and coordination of efforts in addressing and countering the world drug problem

Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, United Nations Human Rights Council: It is my honor to address the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs to present the study on arbitrary detention relating to drug policies prepared by the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at the request of the Human Rights Council and presented to the …

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Side Event: Ending Inequalities for People who Use Drugs: How the Global HIV Response can Transform Drug Policy (and vice versa)

Organized by the Medecins du monde with the support of Australia, the Netherlands, and the International Network of People who Use Drugs, the UNAIDS and the UNODC HIV/AIDS Section   The new Global AIDS Strategy and 2021 Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS include bold new targets on ‘social enablers’ and community involvement which can …

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Side Event- East African Community Regional Policy on Prevention, Management and Control of Alcohol, Drugs and Other Substances

  Chair: We will discuss drug policy from the perspective of health, and East African Drug Policy. The African plan of action was developed last year. African communities are supportive of the comprehensive approach to drugs. but how are we going to contextualise them? Kunal Naik: We created the African Plan of action in 2018 in Cairo and finalised …

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