Plenary Item 5. Implementation of the international drug control treaties (a) Changes in the scope of control of substances (b) Challenges and future work of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, the World Health Organization and the International Narcotics Control Board in the review of substances for possible scheduling recommendations (c) International Narcotics Control Board (d) International cooperation to ensure the availability of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances for medical and scientific purposes while preventing their diversion (e) Other matters arising from the international drug control treaties

Chair: A sub item was added to the provisional agenda for the 57th session of the Commission and it was then maintained on the agendas of the subsequent sessions in order to assist member states in applying the existing scheduling procedures contained in the three international drug control conventions, and the 2019 ministerial Declaration on strengthening our …

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Side Event: Accelerating support for increasing access to controlled medicines while preventing diversion and non-medical use

Organized by Australia, Belgium, Canada, El Salvador and the Russian Federation, and European Union, UNODC Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section, Union for International Cancer Control, Vienna NGO Committee on Drugs and World Health Organization Miwa Kato, UNODC 80% of world defines opioid crises as not having access to opioids. How do we work this out …

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Side Event: The Rome Consensus 2.0: Towards a Humanitarian Drug Policy

Organized by the Government of Italy, the C4 Recovery Foundation, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies Partnership on Substance Abuse, the Levenson Foundation, the Police, Treatment, and Community Collaborative, The Villa Maraini Foundation, the UNODC Drug Prevention and Health Branch and the World Health Organization Dr Massimo Barra, Chairman, Partnership on …

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