Follow-up Process

INTERSESSIONAL MEETINGS I  RECONVENED SESSION  I SPECIAL EVENTS I BRIEFINGS

SPECIAL EVENTS

SPECIAL EVENT - 7 December 2017 
Drug Statistics - Practices and Challenges in relation to data quality and the national capacity to produce drug statistics
At the occasion of the 60th reconvened session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, a special event was held by the Commission on Narcotic Drugs and the UN Statistical Commission on the topic of Drug Statistics. After welcoming remarks by H.E. Ambassador Bente Angell-Hansen, Chair of the 60th session of the CND, Ms. Angela Me of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime introduced the topic. Presentations were made by Ms. Aija Zigure, President of the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia, who currently serves on the bureau of the United Nations Statistical Commission, as well as Mr. Mario Palma, Vice-president of the Board of Governors of the Mexican National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI).
Invitation | Introduction Angela Me | Presentation Aija Zigure | Presentation Mario Palma | Photos

SPECIAL EVENT - 16 November 2017 
Information Briefing on UNGASS implementation workshops
At the occasion of the intersessional meeting of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, an information briefing was organized for interested delegations on the organization of UNGASS implementation workshops by the Secretariat to the Governing Bodies. After welcoming remarks by H.E. Ambassador Bente Angell-Hansen, Chair of the 60th session of the CND, and H.E. Ambassador Pedro Moitinho de Almeida, CND facilitator for post-UNGASS matters, the meeting was addressed by Ms. Elizabeth Ana Ferrel Alvarez, Alternate Permanent Representative of Boliva, representing the country where the first workshop took place in May 2017. Introductory remarks were offered by Ms. Jo Dedeyne-Amann, the Chief of the Secretariat to the Governing Bodies (SGB) of UNODC. Presentations were made by Regina Rohrbach and Doris Resch (SGB) on the organization of the workshops and by Antonio Valverde of the UNODC office in Bolivia. A video message by Ms. Esther Best, Secretary of the National Drugs Council of Trinidad and Tobago, was also presented.
Invitation | Presentations: Antonio Valverde | Regina Rohrbach | Doris Resch | Video message Esther Best | Photos

SPECIAL EVENT - 6 June 2017 
Implementing the Scheduling Decisions of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs
At the occasion of the third intersessional meeting of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, a joint event was organized by the Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom to the UN in Vienna and UNODC to discuss how the CND scheduling decisions are implemented. After welcoming remarks by H.E. Ambassador Bente Angell-Hansen, Chair of the 60th session of the CND, and introductory remarks by H.E. Ambassador Leigh Turner, Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the UN (Vienna), the event was addressed by Mr. Gilles Fortes from the World Health Organization, Mr. Justice Tettey from UNODC delivering the presentation "Scheduling - from Decision to Implementation" as well as Mr. Stefano Berterame on behalf of the INCB Secretariat.
Invitation |  Presentations: Justice Tettey (UNODC)  | Gilles Fortes (WHO) |  Stefano Berterame (INCB)

SPECIAL EVENT - 2 December 2016
Jointly supporting gender mainstreaming in the implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda -  At the occasion of the opening of the 60th regular session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs on  2 December 2016, a joint event by the Commission on Narcotic Drugs and the Commission on the Status of Women, was organised to showcase efforts undertaken by both functional Commissions of ECOSOC in support of the implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, in particular SDG 5, achieving gender equality and empower all women and girls. 
Invitation | Webstory | Photos | Statements

SPECIAL EVENT -  27 October 2016
Side Event  hosted by the Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom on the occasion of the intersessional meeting of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs on UNGASS follow-up to discuss post-UNGASS implementation and follow-up on new psychoactive substances (NPS) featuring remarks from  H.E. Ambassador Pedro Moitinho de Almeida, CND Facilitator Post-UNGASS 2016 and Permanent Representative of Portugal to the United Nations in Vienna, and panellists from the UK, US, UNODC Laboratory and Scientific Section and INCB. 
Invitation | Presentation by the UK | Presentation by UNODC  | Photos

SPECIAL EVENT - 5 October 2016 
Information Briefing by the Commission on Narcotic Drugs on the follow-up to the special session of the General Assembly on the world drug problem (UNGASS) 2016 with H.E. Ambassador Alvaro Mendonca e Moura, Permanent Representative of Portugal to the United Nations in New York, H.E. Ambassador Pedro Moitinho de Almeida, CND Facilitator Post-UNGASS 2016 and Permanent Representative of Portugal to the United Nations in Vienna, Mr. Esbjoern Hoernberg, Chair Vienna NGO Committee on Drugs and Ms. Simone Monasebian, Director UNODC Office New York.
Invitation | Presentation | Photos

INTERSESSIONAL MEETINGS

Intersessional Meeting 17 November 2017
Agenda |  Webcast  
Statements

Intersessional Meeting 16 November 2017
Thematic Discussion on the UNGASS Outcome document (Chapter VI)
Agenda |  Photos |  Webcast  

Presentations and Statements by Panelists
Presentations and Statements Thematic Debate

Intersessional Meeting 16-18 October 2017
Thematic Discussions on the UNGASS Outcome document (Chapters III, V & VII)
Agenda Photos |  Webcast 
Presentations and Statements by Panelists
Presentations and Statements Thematic Debate

Intersessional Meeting 26-28 September 2017
Thematic Discussions on the UNGASS Outcome document (Chapters I, II & IV)
Agenda |  Photos |  Webcast 
Presentations and Statements by Panelists
Presentations and Statements Thematic Debate

Intersessional Meeting 16-18 October 2017
Thematic Discussions on the UNGASS Outcome document (Chapters III, V & VII)
Agenda | Photos | Webcast 

Intersessional Meeting 16-17 November 2017
Thematic Discussions on the UNGASS Outcome document (Chapter VI) & Preparations for the 62nd session in 2019
Agenda | Photos | Webcast 

Intersessional Meeting 6 June 2017
At its third intersessional meeting, the Commission discussed the follow up to the regular 60th session of the CND; preparations for the reconvened 60th session; the CND-led follow up to the United Nations General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem as well as contributions to the work of the Economic and Social Council.
Agenda |  Webcast 
Presentation Drug Statistics: Angela Me (UNODC) 
Revised Concept Note:  Expert consultation on the improvement of drug statistics and to strengthen the Annual Report Questionnaire (ARQ) (Status September 2017)

Intersessional Meeting 23 - 25 January 2017
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Intersessional Meeting 23 January 2017
10 am -  Operational recommendations on Demand reduction and related measures, including prevention and treatment, as well as other health-related issues /  Operational recommendations on Ensuring the availability of and access to controlled substances exclusively for medical and scientific purposes, while preventing their diversion
3 pm - Operational recommendations on Ensuring the availability of and access to controlled substances exclusively for medical and s cientific purposes, while preventing their diversion (continued)/ Operational recommendations on cross-cutting issues: Human rights, youth, children, women and communities
Intersessional Meeting 24 January 2017
10 am -  Operational recommendations on Supply reduction and related measures; effective law enforcement; responses to drug-related crime; and countering money laundering and promoting judicial cooperation/ Operational recommendations on cross-cutting issues in addressing and countering the world drug problem: Evolving reality, trends and existing circumstances, emerging and persistent challenges and threats, including new psychoactive substances, in conformity with the three international drug control conventions and other relevant international instruments
3 pm -  Operational recommendations on cross-cutting issues in addressing and countering the world drug problem: Evolving reality, trends and existing circumstances [...] (continued)/  Operational recommendations on Alternative development; regional, interregional and international cooperation on development-oriented balanced drug control policy; addressing socio-economic issues 
Intersessional Meeting 25 January 2017
10 am - Operational recommendations on Alternative development; regional, interregional and international cooperation on development-oriented balanced drug control policy; addressing socio-economic issues (continued)/ Operational recommendations on Strengthening international cooperation based on the principle of common and shared responsibility

Intersessional Meeting 27-28 October
Intersessional Meeting - 28 October 2016
10 am - Operational recommendations on Alternative development; regional, interregional and international cooperation on development-oriented balanced drug control policy; addressing socio-economic issues
3 pm - Closing thematic discussions 
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Intersessional Meeting - 27 October 2016   
10 am - Operational recommendations on cross-cutting issues in addressing and countering the world drug problem: Evolving reality, trends and existing circumstances, emerging and persistent challenges and threats, including new psychoactive substances, in conformity with the three international drug control conventions and other relevant international instruments 
3 pm - Operational recommendations on Strengthening international cooperation based on the principle of common and shared responsibility 
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Intersessional Meeting 10-11 October 2016
Intersessional Meeting - 11 October 2016    
10 am - Operational recommendations on Supply reduction and related measures; effective law enforcement; responses to drug-related crime; and countering money laundering and promoting judicial cooperation
3 pm - Operational recommendations on cross-cutting issues: Human rights, youth, children, women and communities =
Agenda | Photos | Webcast 
Intersessional Meeting - 10 October 2016   
10 am - Operational recommendations on Demand reduction and related measures, including prevention and treatment, as well as other health-related issues 
3 pm - Operational recommendations on Ensuring the availability of and access to controlled substances exclusively for medical and s cientific purposes, while preventing their diversion 
Agenda | Photos | Webcast 

Intersessional Meeting - 8 September 2016
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RECONVENED SESSIONS

RECONNENED 59th SESSION CND 30 November - 2 December 2016
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BRIEFINGS

Information Briefing on the work of the CND in the UNGASS follow-up
New York, UN Headquarters, 3 October 2017
Presentation

  VISITS TO UNODC LABORATORY

organized by the Laboratory and Scientific Section on 5 and 12 December 2016
The UNODC Laboratory provides scientific and technical support to drug analysis and forensic science laboratories and law enforcement and regulatory authorities in drug and precursor detection and testing.
Presentation : UNODC Early Warning Advisory on NPS

 

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