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INTERSESSIONAL MEETINGS

 2019
3rd ISM 7 March 2019
2nd ISM 25 February 2019
1st ISM 16 January 2019

2018
5th ISM 7-9 November 2018

4th ISM 22-25 October 2018
3rd ISM 25-28 September 2018
Full report

62nd CND 3rd INTERSESSIONAL MEETING 7 MARCH 2019
Agenda | Photos | Webcast

Mr. Justice Tettey, Chief of the Laboratory Section of UNODC

62nd CND 2nd INTERSESSIONAL MEETING 25 FEBRUARY 2019
Agenda | Photos | Webcast

Ms. Jo Dedeyne-Amann, Secretary of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs

62nd CND 1st INTERSESSIONAL MEETING 16 JANUARY 2019
Agenda | Photos | Webcast

Statement by the Permanent Mission of Romania to the United Nations in Vienna on behalf of the European Union

61st CND 5th INTERSESSIONAL MEETING 7-9 NOVEMBER 2018
Agenda | Thematic Focus | Photos | Report

Day I: 7 November 2018 || Normative Segment
Statement by Singapore on behalf of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
Statement
by the Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations in Vienna on behalf of the European Union
Statement by the Permanent Mission of Russia to the United Nations in Vienna on behalf of 50 Member States

Statement by the Permanent Mission of Russia to the United Nations in Vienna [Russian]

Day I: 7 November 2018 || Strengthening international cooperation based on the principle of common and shared responsibility; Enhancing international cooperation, including technical assistance, to assist the States most affected by the illicit transit of drugs, especially developing countries; Strengthening cooperation efforts at the bilateral, regional and global levels to reduce demand for synthetic opioids for non-medical use and to counter illicit trafficking in synthetic opioids; Cooperation and collaboration between the CND and the UNODC, as well as WHO, INCB and with other relevant entities
Panel
Dr. Vladimir Poznyak
, Coordinator for the WHO Management of Substance Abuse Team, WHO
Mr. Tenu Avafia, Team Leader, Human Rights, Law and Treatment Access, UNDP
Ms. Floriane Bacconier, INTERPOL Liaison officer to UNODC
Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (Nigeria), Chairman/Chief Executive, Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)
Mr. Paul Kogi Mburu (Kenya), Soberlife Mentorship Society
H.E. Amb. Adam Namm, Executive Secretary, Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD), Organization of American States
Thematic Debate
Ms. Giovanna Campello, UNODC Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section
Prof. John Toumbourou, Deakin University and Dalgarno Institute Australia
Mr. John M. Walsh, Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) [report]
Mr. Rajesh Didiya, SURUWAT, Nepal [video message]
Statement by
the Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations in Vienna on behalf of the European Union

Day II: 8 November 2018 ||Taking stock of the implementation of the commitments made to jointly address and counter the world drug problem, in particular in light of the decision to establish 2019 as a target date for the goals set in paragraph 36 of the Political Declaration

Panel
Ms. Angela Me
, Chief, Research and Trend Analysis Branch, UNODC
Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (Nigeria), Chairman/Chief Executive, Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)
Ms. Michelle Boudreau, Health Canada, on Canada’s health-centred approach to drug policy
Ms. Ann Fordham, International Drug Policy Consortium
Ms Florence Mabileau, Head of the Mediterranean Co-operation and Gender Unit, Secretariat of the Co-operation Group to Combat Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Drugs (Pompidou Group) [video message]

Thematic Debate
Mr. Kamran Niaz, UNODC
Mr. Justice Tettey, UNODC
Mr. Enrico Bisogno, UNODC
Mr. Hussein Abdalla Tayab, Muslim Education and Welfare Association (MEWA), Kenya
Mr. Peter Sarosi, Rights Reporter Foundation, Hungary
Mr. Brun González Aguilar, International Network of People who use Drugs [statement]
Statement
by the Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations in Vienna on behalf of the European Union

Day III: 9 November 2018 || Organizational Segment
Statement by the Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations in Vienna on behalf of the European Union
Statement by the Permanent Mission of Uruguay to the United Nations in Vienna
Statement by Civil Society Task Force

61st CND 4th INTERSESSIONAL MEETING 22-25 OCTOBER 2018
Agenda | Thematic Focus | Photos | Report

Day I: 22 October 2018 || Supply reduction and related measures
Panel
Ms. Loide Aryee
, Chief, Organized Crime & Illicit Trafficking Branch, UNODC [video]
Ms. Lisa Garin-Michaud, Criminal Networks Policy Analyst, INTERPOL
Mr. Mohamed Abdou Benhalla (
Algeria), General Director of the National Office for Combating Drugs and Addiction (ONLCDT)
Mr. Juan Francisco Espinosa Palacios (Colombia), Viceminister on Policy for Crime and Restorative Justice of the Minister of Justice and Law [video]
Mr. Konstantin Gobrusenko (Russian Federation), Deputy Head of Directorate on Countering Money Laundering of the Federal Financial Monitoring Service (Rosfinmonitoring)
Mr. Brian Donald, EUROPOL
Mr. Daniel Joloy, Amnesty International
Thematic Debate
Ms. Simonetta Grassi, UNODC
Mr. Luis De Jorge Mesas, UNODC
Ms. Anja Korenblik, UNODC
Mr. Belarmino Carlos Langa
(Mozambique), UNIDOS [video]
Mr. Zaved Mahmood
, Advisor on Human Rights and Drug Policy, Rule of Law and Democracy Section, OHCHR
Ms. Juliana Miranda (Argentina), Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales (CELS) [video]
Ms. Olivia Rope, Penal Reform International [video]
Mr. Carlos Humberto Romero Vergara (Colombia), Observatory of illicit crops and crops producers OCCDI global [video]
Statement by the Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations in Vienna on behalf of the European Union
Statement by the Permanent Mission of the Netherlands to the International Organizations in Vienna

Day II: 23 October 2018 || Cross-cutting issues in addressing and countering the world drug problem: evolving reality, trends and existing circumstances, emerging and persistent challenges and threats; Eliminating or reducing significantly and measurably the diversion of and illicit trafficking in precursors
Panel
Ms. Angela Me, Chief, Research and Trend Analysis Branch, UNODC
Ms. Barbara Remberg, Senior Technical Advisor, INCB

Ms. Cammilla Gomes, Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency and Mr. João Carlos Ambrosio, Brazilian Federal Police [video]
Mr. Anton Khazardi (Russian Federation), Head of Division on Countering Trafficking in Synthetic Cannabinoids and New Potentially Dangerous Psychoactive Substances, General Directorate on Drug Control of the Ministry of Internal Affairs
Ms. Olga Belyaeva, Eurasian Harm Reduction Association CEECA
Mr. Anton Luf, Medical University Vienna
Thematic Debate
Mr. Martin Raitelhuber, UNODC
Ms. Chloé Carpentier, UNODC
Mr. Hernan Epstein, UNODC
Ms. Tania Ramírez, México Unido Contra la Delincuencia (MUCD- Mexico United Against Crime)
Mr. Martin Horton-Eddison (United Kingdom), Global Drug Policy Observatory [statement]
Mr. Lul Admasachew, Higher Education Leadership [video]
Ms. Gretchen Burns Bergman (United States), A New PATH (Parents for Addiction Treatment & Healing) [video]
Statement by the Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations in Vienna on behalf of the European Union
Statement by the Permanent Mission of Singapore to the International Organizations in Vienna

Day III: 24 October 2018 || Alternative development; International cooperation on eradicating the illicit cultivation of crops used for the production of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances; Crop control strategies
Panel
Mr. Jorge Rios, Chief, Sustainable Livelihoods Unit, UNODC
Mr. Jean-Christophe Galland, Malongo Coffee Company [video]
Mr. Jamshed Khoshbeen, UNDP Afghanistan [video]
Mr. Alvaro Salcedo, Permanent Mission of Peru to the UN in Vienna
Ms. Sofia Krauss, German International Cooperation Association (GIZ)
Mr. Martin Jelsma, Transnational Institute [report]
Prof. Saman Abeysinghe (Sri Lanka), Chairman, National Dangerous Drugs Control Board
Associate Prof. Dr. Unaroj Boonprakob, Royal Project Foundation
Thematic Debate
Ms. Anja Korenblik, UNODC
Ms. Anubha Sood, UNODC Afghanistan [video]
UNODC BADILL Project [video]
Mr. Bo Mathiesen, UNODC Colombia [video]
Mr. Nang Yon (Myanmar), Myanmar Opium Farmers Forum (MOFF) [video]
Ms. Roxana Argandoña (Bolivia), Andean Information Network [video]
Statement by the Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations in Vienna on behalf of the European Union

Day IV: 25 October 2018 || Organizational Segment
Statement by the Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations in Vienna on behalf of the European Union

61st CND 3rd INTERSESSIONAL MEETING 25-28 SEPTEMBER 2018
Agenda | Thematic Focus | Photos | Report

Day I: 25 September 2018 || Demand reduction and related measures
Panel
Mr. Gilberto Gerra, Chief, Drug Prevention & Health Branch, UNODC
Mr. Vinay Saldanha, Director, Regional Support Team Eastern Europe and Central Asia, UNAIDS
Mr. Sng Chern Hong (Singapore), Director, Communications Divisions, Central Narcotics Bureau
Ms. Elena Blokhina (Russian Federation), Deputy Director of the Institute of Pharmacology of the Saint Petersburg Pavlov Medical University of the Ministry of Health
Mr. Alexis Goosdeel, Director, European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Ms. Olga Szubert (United Kingdom), Harm Reduction International
Thematic Debate
Prof. Alfred Springer (Austria), Austrian Society for Medical Treatment of Drug addicts
Mr. Antonio Jesús Molina Fernández (Spain), Dianova International [video]
Ms. Boi-Jeneh Jalloh (Sierra Leone), Foundation for Rural and Urban Transformation
Ms. Oxana Ibragimova (Kazakhstan), ALE "Kazakhs Union of People Living with HIV" [video]
Mr. Bikas Gurung
(Thailand), Asian Network of People who Use Drugs (ANPUD) [video]
Mr. Zaved Mahmood, Advisor on Human Rights and Drug Policy, Rule of Law and Democracy Section, OHCHR
Ms. Monica Beg, UNODC HIV/AIDS Section [video]
Ms. Giovanna Campello, UNODC Prevention, Treatment & Rehabilitation Section
Statement by the Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations in Vienna on behalf of the European Union
Statement by the Permanent Mission of Canada to the International Organizations in Vienna
Statement by the Permanent Mission of Belgium to the International Organizations in Vienna

Day II: 26 September 2018 ||Ensuring the availability of and access to controlled substances exclusively for medical and scientific purposes, while preventing their diversion
Panel
Mr. Gilberto Gerra, Chief, Drug Prevention & Health Branch, UNODC
Mr. Stefano Berterame, Narcotics Control and Estimates Section, INCB
Mr. Alberto Miguel Guzmán (Mexico), Director Ejecutivo de Regulación de Estupefacientes, Psicotrópicos y Sustancias Químicas, de la Protección contra Riesgos Sanitarios (COFEPRIS)
Prof. Saman Abeysinghe (Sri Lanka), Chairman, National Dangerous Drugs Control Board
Dr. Tammam Aloudat (Switzerland), Deputy Medical Director of Medecins Sans Frontieres
Dr. Lukas Radbruch (Germany), IAHPC/Lancet Commission on Palliative Care and Pain Relief
Thematic Debate
Ms. Giovanna Campello, UNODC Prevention, Treatment & Rehabilitation Section
Mr. João Batista Garcia (Brazil), Federación Latinoamericana de Asociaciones para el Estudio del Dolor (FEDELAT) [video]
Mr. Mark Mwesiga(Uganda), Palliative Care Association of Uganda [video]
Dr. Rumana Dowla (Bangladesh), Bangladesh Palliative And Supportive Care Foundation
Ms. Lauren Deluca (United States of America), Chronic Illness Advocacy & Awareness Group dba CIAAG
Statement by the Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations in Vienna on behalf of the European Union
Statement by the Permanent Mission of Belgium to the International Organizations in Vienna

Day III: 27 September 2018 ||Cross-cutting issues: drugs, and human rights, youth, children, women and communities
Panel
Ms. Valerie Lebaux, Chief, Justice Section, UNODC
Mr. Zaved Mahmood, Advisor on Human Rights and Drug Policy, Rule of Law and Democracy Section, OHCHR (report)
Mrs. Pabasara Weerasinghe (Sri Lanka), Assistant Director (Scientific Research), National Dangerous Control Board [video]
Dr. Adele Benzaken (Brazil), Ministry of Health [video]
Ms. Carol Anne Chénard, Health Canada
Thematic debate
Ms. Giovanna Campello, UNODC Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Branch
Ms. Corina Giacomello (Mexico), EQUIS Justicia para las Mujeres [video]
Ms. Orsolya Feher, Students for Sensible Drug Policy
Ms. Cara Lavan (United Kingdom), Transform Drug Policy Foundation / Anyone's Child [video]
Mr. Wongayi Nyahuye (Zimbabwe), Youths against Alcoholism and Drug Dependency (YADD) [video]
Statement by the Permanent Mission of Belgium to the International Organizations in Vienna
Statement by the Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations in Vienna on behalf of the European Union

Day IV: 28 September 2018 || Organizational Segment
Statement
by the Permanent Mission of Uruguay to the United Nations in Vienna
Statement by the Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations in Vienna on behalf of the European Union

RECONVENED SESSION
Vienna, 5-7 December 2018
Documentation | Journals | Photos

5 December 2018
Statement by H.E. Mr. Juan Francisco Espinosa Palacios, Vice-Minister of Criminal Policy and Restorative Justice, Ministry of Justice and Law of Colombia