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CND thematic sessions on the implementation of all international drug policy commitments, following-up to the 2019 Ministerial Declaration – 21 September 2022

Multiyear Workplan 2019-2023: Implementation of all our international drug policy commitments, following up to the 2019 ministerial declaration “Strengthening Our Actions at the National, Regional and International Levels to Accelerate the Implementation of our Joint Commitments to Address and Counter the World Drug Problem”  The provisional agenda for the intersessional meeting is as follows: 1. Thematic …

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Side Event: Practical Measures for the Prohibition of Arbitrary Detention in the Context of Drug Control Measures

Organized by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights with the support of Canada, Ghana, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the Commission of Human Rights of the Philippines, the European Union, Harm Reduction International, the International Centre on Human Rights and Drug Policy, the International Drug Policy Consortium, the International Network of People …

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Plenary Item 5. Implementation of the international drug control treaties (continued) (Night Session)

Item 5 (d). International cooperation to ensure the availability of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances for medical and scientific purposes while preventing their diversion CHAIR: Introduction to Item 5d. We offer the framework to scale and improve the availability of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances for medical and scientific purposes. This issue is very important to my home …

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Side event: Mainstreaming a gender perspective in the treatment of drug use disorders

Organized by Sweden with the support of Mexico, and the UNODC Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section and the World Health Organization H.E. Annika Markovic, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Sweden: Sweden is very pleased to organise this event. There are serious challenges and shortcomings in tackling women’s specific situations in drug care and also in …

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Opening of the 65th Session of the CND – Plenary Items 1, 2 & 3

Item 1. Election of officers Chair: Welcome. First. Introductory video. CND Secretariat: Welcome. Reminds attendees of the guidelines related to COVID-19. Chair: Wishes good health to people suffering with COVID-19. Before the formal opening, some procedural and organisational matters. Five meetings of the Extended Bureau. Thanks the Ambassador of Poland for her role in conducting the 64th …

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