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Plenary Session: Item 7. Follow-up to the special session of the General Assembly on the world drug problem held in 2016, including the seven thematic areas of the outcome document of the special session.

Chair: Member states committed to report timely on their progress in implementing the recommendations set out in the Outcome Document. The Commission held two rounds of discussion in 2016 and decided to continue holding such discussions; a third thematic discussion was held in 2017. Ambassador Moitinho de Almeida of Portugal: As CND facilitator for the …

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Plenary: Item 5. Implementation of the international drug control treaties (Wednesday 14th Morning Session)

(a) Changes in the scope of control of substances Secretary: For Item 5a on changing in the scope of control of substances proposed scheduling recommendations initiated by the WHO. It reflects comments from governments on factors related to recommendation initiated by the WHO. The Commision will examine recommendation on 12 substances as applicable to the …

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Plenary: Item 3 General Debate

Afternoon session (Continued from the morning) Argentina: I would like to congratulate you. We endorse the work of the countries in our region to seek a consensus. We continue to give evidence to commit to ending the world drug problem. we must have a balanced approach to reduce supply and demand and complying with human rights …

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CND Plenary – Opening of the Sixtieth Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (Tuesday, March 14, 2017 – Morning)

Secretary General OSCE: Mme Chairperson, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am pleased to address this 60th session of the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND). I thank UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov, an excellent partner of our organization, for the invitation and I thank his able team for organizing this important meeting. The world drug …

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General Assembly: Thirtieth Special Session of the General Assembly on the World Drug Problem (4th plenary meeting)

The full statements delivered by member states during the UNGASS general debate are available here.  The Special Session will be an important milestone in achieving the goals set in the policy document of 2009 “Political Declaration and Plan of Action on International Cooperation towards an Integrated and Balanced Strategy to Counter the World Drug Problem”, …

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UNGASS Roundtable 1: Demand reduction and related measures

Demand reduction and related measures, including prevention and treatment, as well as health-related issues; an ensuring the availability of controlled substances for medical and scientific purposes, while preventing their diversion. (‘Drugs and health’) Chair: in order to encourage an interactive discussion, this will be conducted without a list of speakers. All participants at round tables …

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