Fifth Intersessional Meeting

04 September 2014, 10 am and 3 pm

Boardroom D, C-Building (4 th floor)


1. Follow up to the 57 th session of the Commission

a) Consideration of the implementation by the Commission of CND resolution 57/5 on "Special session of the General Assembly on the world drug problem to be held in 2016"

b) Progress made regarding the consultation process with relevant stakeholders and UNGASS website

c) Information on the upcoming meetings of the subsidiary bodies of CND

d) Informal interactive discussions

e) Inter-sessional meetings (involvement of UN entities and specialized agencies and NGOs)


2. Preparations for the reconvened 57 th session of the Commission

a) Information on the UNGASS Special Segment

b) Consideration of the draft provisional agenda of the Special Segment

c) Information on the preparations for the 58 th session of the Commission



Contributions by youth and the scientific community
Giovanna Campello, Programme Officer from the Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section, UNODC

Ensuring the availability of controlled substances for pain medication
Gilberto Gerra, Chief, Drug Prevention and Health Branch, UNODC

Gilles Forte, Coordinator, Essential Medicines and Health Products, World Health Organization (WHO)

Stefano Berterame, Chief, Narcotics Control and Estimates Section, Secretariat to the International Narcotics Control Board (SINCB)

Countering money-laundering
Oliver Gadney, GPML Programme Officer, UNODC


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