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CND Intersessional Meeting – 11 October: Operational recommendations on Supply reduction and related measures; effective law enforcement; responses to drug-related crime; and countering money laundering and promoting judicial cooperation

Chair: I need to leave at 1pm, so please stick to the advised time limits for interventions. Today we continue our thematic discussions, and the Chapter we are discussing is the third one: Supply reduction and related measures… I will call on speakers according to the flow of the discussion. UNODC: We will cover many …

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CND Intersessional Meeting – 10 October: Operational recommendations on Ensuring the availability of and access to controlled substances exclusively for medical and scientific purposes, while preventing their diversion

Gilberto Gerra, UNODC: There is a clear imbalance in terms of access to essential medicines. The UNGASS outcome document contemplates measures to facilitate this. Ethical mandate to reduce burden of pain. Countries have produced a myriad of supplementary regulations that restrict access and go beyond international obligations: burdensome registration of patients, specific permissions for doctors, …

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UNGASS: Thirtieth special session of the General Assembly on the world drug problem (5th plenary meeting)

The full statements delivered by member states during the UNGASS general debate are available here.  President of Peru: The new government has increased development in our country and has made a big difference in terms access to drinking water and other factors. We have diversified the crop growth in our country and increased crops such …

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CND Side event hosted by Norway and Australia Missions: The Global Crisis of Untreated Pain

Opened by Chair of CND, Amb. Srisamoot. Amb. Srisamoot. Thanked Amb. Hansen (Norway) and Amb. Stewart (Australia) for convening the panel. Other specialized agencies from UNODC, WHO and civil society. CND has had numerous sessions where we have talked about availability of controlled medicines and this event serves to reinforce and highlight the importance of …

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CND Inter-Sessional Session to discuss preparations for the UNGASS 2016 – 4 September 2014

MORNING SESSION Click here to view the presentations on UNGASS 2016.  Chair (Ambassador Khaled Shamaa, Egypt): Began by introducing various procedural matters, and the agenda for the day was adopted. It is expected that UN General Assembly will adopt the UNGASS preparations resolution at their 69th Session. The Chair also encouraged Member States to invite civil society organisations …

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Adoption of final report of CND

Chair of the CoW We had before us 16 draft proposals which have been approved by the Committee of the Whole. A full list of the resolutions is available at: http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/commissions/CND/session/56-draft-resolutions.html. There has been a request to consider the draft resolution on Afghanistan first. Resolution E/CN7/2013/L10/REF1 – Strengthening international cooperation in combating illicit opiates originating …

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