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 Inter-Sessional Session to discuss preparations for the UNGASS 2016 – 4 September 2014

MORNING SESSION Click here to view the presentations on UNGASS 2016.  Chair (Ambassador Khaled Shamaa, Egypt): Began by introducing various procedural matters, and the agenda for the day was adopted. It is expected that UN General Assembly will adopt the UNGASS preparations resolution at their 69th Session. The Chair also encouraged Member States to invite civil society organisations …

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Supply Reduction Roundtable Part 3

Egypt. Has felt magnitude of threat at all levels.  Comprehensive strategy to counter.  Liquidation of criminal rings.  Combating precursors and chemical drugs.  Have been making every effort to combat illicit cultivaton of all drugs including opium.  Have also been combating production of precursors and all chemical drugs.  Egypt as transit country for Afghanistan drugs.  Developing …

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