Items tagged with CND

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Human rights and drug control [16.03.2008] One of the most debated issues at the 2008 Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) was a resolution entitled “Proper integration of the United Nations huma ...
Intervention of Bolivia at the 2008 Commission on Narcotic Drugs [12.03.2008] With a "Causachun coca! (quechua), viva la coca. Long life to coca leaf!" the vice-minister of Foreign Affairs of Bolivia Hugo Fernandez ended his in ...
Statement about the coca leaf [11.03.2008] Statement in support of the Bolivian announcement to ask for the un-scheduling of the coca leaf from the list controlled substances of the 1961 UN Si ...
Letter Evo Morales to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon [08.03.2008] In response to the 2007 annual report of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), which called on countries to 'abolish or prohibit coca lea ...
UNGASS ten years on [01.03.2008] Weaknesses in the United Nations drug control system have often been identified, related to the functioning of the key organs – the UN Office on Drug ...
UN Drug Conventions Reform [24.02.2008] TNI briefing for the 2003 UNGASS mid-term review March 2003 The backbone of the United Nations drug control system consists of three UN Drug Conventi ...
Open letter to CND [20.02.2008] We respectfully urge you to support syringe exchange, opiate substitution treatment and other harm reduction approaches demonstrated to reduce HIV ri ...
Washington Post Editorial on UN and harm reduction [20.02.2008] The Bush administration is quietly extending a policy that undermines the global battle against AIDS. The State Department's new leadership needs to e ...
UN: conflicting views on harm reduction [18.02.2008] Conflicting views and policies within the UN system on harm reduction have become a major concern. Consistency in messages is crucial especially wher ...
Resources [01.02.2008] Other resources on the United Nations and Harm Reduction
UNGASS review 2008-2009 [31.03.2007] The 50th Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), held in Vienna from 12-16 March 2007 was the last such event before the watershed year of 2008, when the ...
The 2007 Commission on Narcotic Drugs [16.03.2007] The 50th Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) was the last such event before the watershed year of 2008, when the international community will review p ...
The UN and Harm Reduction - Revisited [01.04.2005] The US pressure on the UNODC to withdraw support from needle exchange and other harm reduction approaches backfired at the 48th session of the CND in ...
The United Nations and Harm Reduction [10.03.2005] In March 2005 the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) will meet in Vienna. The confrontation between zero-tolerance ideologists and harm reduction ...
Global Trends. Lessons from Vienna [20.06.2003] Martin Jelsma analysed the 2003 UNGASS mid-term review and drew some important conclusions for the 10-year review in 2008: "Alliances have to be cons ...
The Commission on Narcotic Drugs and the United Nations International Drug Control Programme [01.04.2003] Meetings of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) are no forum for debate and change. The author, a former senior officer of the United Nations Inte ...
European Cannabis Policies Under Attack [01.04.2002] A strong attack against the European practice of 'leniency' regarding cannabis use and possession took place at the United Nations Commission on Narc ...
A Lost Opportunity [15.06.1998] United Nations General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem (UNGASS) New York, 8-10 June 1998 The "United Nations General Assembly Spec ...
Full scope on the War on Drugs [30.04.1998] An elderly cleaning lady enters the huge empty UN aula in New York with her polishing cart, to get the venue spic-and-span for an important upcoming ...
SCOPE: Strategy for Coca and Opium Poppy Elimination [14.03.1998] UNDCPs 1998 plan to eradicate the cultivation of both coca and opium poppy by the year 2008 was a rare opportunity to re-think current drugs efforts. ...
Strategy for Coca and Opium Poppy Elimination [04.02.1998] An International Strategy to Eliminate the Illicit Cultivation of Coca Bush and Opium Poppy (SCOPE) Commission on narcotic drugs acting as preparator ...

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