Thursday, 25 September 2014

Human Rights Council cross-regional statement on Drugs and Human Rights

Cross-regional statement on Drugs and Human Rights General Debate Item 8

(Monday, September 22nd)

Read by Ambassador Quintana, permanent representative of Colombia in Geneva

Thank you Mr. President.

I have the honour of delivering this statement on behalf of Argentina, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Colombia, Equatorial Guinea, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Panama, Switzerland, Timor-Leste, Uruguay.

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

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


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 from their countries to submit their contributions onto the UNGASS website – so that Member States can learn about lessons on the ground.

Friday, 18 July 2014

ECOSOC 2014 Session: Item 17 on social and human rights questions

The Economic and Social Council met on 15th and 16th July, during its  2014 Session to discuss item 7 on Social and Human Rights Questions. Item 17(d) focused on narcotic drugs (A/69/87–E/2014/80, E/2013/28/Add.1, E/2014/28 and E/INCB/2013/1). A summary of the discussions is available below.

Thursday, 19 June 2014

CND intersessional – 10th June 2014

Member States gathered at the first intersessional since the 57th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs to discuss issues related to UNGASS, law enforcement, HIV prevention and demand reduction, etc. A summary of the discussions is available below.