Organization of American States (OAS)

Plenary Item 3. General debate

Vietnam: We’re concerned by the threat of the drugs problem globally during the impact of COVID pandemic. NPS pose new challenges for control. Threatening security, health and happiness; especially young people. Comprehensive measures are needed at all levels. Based on experiences, scientific foundations and international cooperation. Vietnam welcomes the participation of all stakeholders dealing with …

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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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Roundtable discussion: Item 5b. ‘Safeguarding the future…’

Interactive, multi-stakeholder round table of the ministerial segment: Safeguarding the future: enhancing our efforts to respond to the world drug problem through strengthening international cooperation, including means of implementation, capacity-building and technical assistance, on the basis of common and shared responsibility Chair: Welcome. Today I have a double function, in addition to chair I am …

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CND Intersessional Meeting – 11 October: Operational recommendations on crosscutting issues: Human rights, youth, children, women and communities

Chair: International Centre Human Rights and Drug Policy can fit in the chapter to be discussed now, so it will be shown during this thematic discussion. We now focus on crosscutting issues: Human rights, youth, children, women and communities. The OHCHR is represented in the room and it’s a pleasure. Valerie Lebeaux, Justice Section, UNODC: …

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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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High-level Thematic Debate in support of the process towards the 2016 Special Session of the General Assembly on the World Drug Problem

All official statements are now available here. Opening session H.E. Mr. Sam Kutesa, President of the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly The world drug problem affects us all. Drug trafficking affects national institutions. Worldwide markets are worth 332 billion dollars. Men, women and children are trapped in poverty, languish in prison. We …

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