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Item 6. Follow-up to the implementation at the national, regional and international levels of all commitments, as reflected in the Ministerial Declaration of 2019, to address and counter the world drug problem (cont.)

Chair: Welcome back to the discussion of Item Number 6. I will begin by giving the floor to Uganda. Uganda: Chair, allow me to congratulate you as Chair and commend the member states to their important work. Uganda affirms that the fight against the World Drug Problem is the shared responsibility of all UN member states. …

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Side event: Procurement, Pricing, and Access to Controlled Medicines During COVID-19

Organized by the International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care with the support of Australia, Belgium, and Dejusticia, Harm Reduction International, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, and the World Health Organization Participants: Ambassador Ghislain D’Hoop, Ambassador of Belgium to the UN organizations Vienna Dr. Zukiswa Zingela, INCB Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng, UN …

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

Chair: …Co-operation also takes place among inter-governmental bodies. The Commission seeks to strengthen horizontal cooperation. More information on this matter is contained in the conference paper E/CN7/2020/CRP-5, providing an overview of inter-agency cooperation of efforts. The Commission also has a note by the Secretariat on promoting coordination and alignment of decisions by the INCB, and the programme on HIV/AIDs, …

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Side event: Good results from low investments – mobilisation of resources for the prevention and recovery in low-resourced settings

Organised by FORUT Campaign for Development and Solidarity, IOGT Norway, Uganda Youth Development Link, the Croatian Association of Clubs of Treated Alcoholics, and the Malawi Girl Guides Association. Started late: 13:20 Croatia: Differences between Hudolin’s CTA and Alcoholics Anonymous – qualified experts used, family approach and the club’s public activities influence the community. The role …

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Thirtieth special session of the General Assembly on the world drug problem (2nd plenary meeting)

The full statements delivered by member states during the UNGASS general debate are available here.  Chair: We will resume the agenda. India: This is an Historic special session. We are meeting after 2009 political declaration, just months after we adopted SDPs. The Drug problem impacts our ability to achieve this agenda. The three conventions have …

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