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Committee of the Whole (Friday Morning and Afternoon) – Resolution L11. Removing stigma as a barrier to the availability and delivery of health, case and social services for people who use drugs

Canada: it’s not the first time I’ve seen this text. We’ve done a thorough analysis and we think this is worthy of showing the COW? ‘Alt PP13bis Acknowledging that removing stigmatising attitudes includes long term comprehensive multidisciplinary and balanced efforts by member states, in full conformity with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Universal …

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Committee of the Whole – Resolution L.13 Enhancing law enforcement capacity to counter illicit drug trafficking through training (Thursday afternoon)

Draft resolution submitted prior to session.  Comments on OP.3 Turkey: Have we passed OP.2? Russia: I’d like to clarify how we reached a compromise on OP.2. Let’s go through the rest and then come back to OP.2. Chair: OP.3 is agreed in the COW. Comments on OP.10 Russia: We’d like to clarify something with secretary of UNODC – is …

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Committee of the Whole – Resolution L.13: Enhancing law enforcement capacity to counter illicit drug trafficking through training

E/CN.7/2017/L.13 Enhancing law enforcement capacity to counter illicit drug trafficking through training Russia: Held three informals. Thank for flexibility. Every paragraph is agreed on the text. Hope we can proceed smoothly in the CoW. Chair. Title? No comments. The title is agreed in the CoW. Let’s move to preambular. PP1? No comments from the floor. Agreed …

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General Assembly: Thirtieth special session of the General Assembly on the world drug problem (Opening segment)

The full statements delivered by member states during the UNGASS general debate are available here.  Mogens Lykketoft: Ladies and gentlemen, I think for the election as President of this special session. Let me express my condolences to the delegations of Ecuador and Japan whose countries have been hit by deadly earthquakes. It is an honour …

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Committee of the Whole – L.4: Supporting the availability, accessibility and diversity of evidence-based treatment and care for young people affected by drug use disorders

Title Pakistan – We recommend adding to the title, ‘Young abusers of drugs, while ensuring effective law enforcement measures and related penal provisions.’ Portugal – We request inclusion in the list of states putting forward this resolution. Netherlands – We don’t think it’s apt to introduce that kind of language [referring to Pakistan’s suggestion of a title …

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