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Side event: Promoting evidence-based drug policies and interventions enshrined in human rights in Europe

Organized by the Association Proyecto Hombre with the support of Portugal, and Spain, and the Council of Europe, the European Union and the European Union Civil Society Forum on Drugs. Oriol Esculies, International Commissioner of Association Proyecto Hombre: Welcome, everybody. Thanks for joining this virtual side event at the 64th session of the Commission on …

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Side event: Homelessness and substance use in city centres: balanced and evidence-based policies

Organized by the Government of Greece, Correlation – European Harm Reduction Network, the Pompidou Group/Council of Europe, and Santé Mentale et Exclusion Sociale – Europe National Drug Coordinator, Greece: Homelessness in downtown Athens is an important challenge, exacerbated by factors such mental health conditions, substance use problems, the financial crisis and the influx of refugees …

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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: Public health, justice and development: Implementing comprehensive innovative approaches to drug policy

Ann Fordham (IDPC): Welcome. Mexico: Comprehensive policy: peace, community and sustainable development. Mexican Congress is discussing national regulations at this moment where we consult civil society academia and the scientific community. Leave no one behind. Our approach is resting on 3 principles: public health (incl. gender and age perspective), prevention, Our national strategy for addiction …

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Side event: Family-oriented policies in drug prevention

Organised by European Monitoring Centre on Drugs and Drug Addiction, Pompidou Group (Council of Europe), United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research institute and UNODC Drug Prevention and Health Branch   Leif Villadsen: Good afternoon, everybody. And welcome. The purpose of this side event will be to discuss practices, policies and interventions which have proven to have …

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Side event: Psychoactive substances and the SDGs – Towards a comprehensive approach in the era of the 2030 Agenda

Organized by the Government of Slovenia, Utrip Institute for Research and Development, the Pompidou Group of the Council of Europe and IOGT International. Ministry of Health, Slovenia: (…) Ministry of Health, Kenya: Illicit drug trafficking and abuse remains a challenge to development in Kenya. The devastating effect of drug abuse cuts across sectors: health, education, food …

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