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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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CND Intersessional Wednesday 3rd December

Morning session Chair (Ambassador Shamaa) started with Res 57/5 – UNGASS on world drug problem (WDP) – recap of the resolution: ‘Adequate, inclusive and effective preparatory process” and the need of involving all stakeholders. Four intersessional meetings were held in past few months and these were webcast. And a number of lunchtime interactive sessions have …

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