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The 2015 ESPAD REPORT

Oct 12, 2016 by

The European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs, Published on 20 September 2016 Results from the European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs This report presents the results of the sixth data-collection wave of the European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs (ESPAD) and marks the 20th anniversary of ESPAD data collection (1995-2015). It is based on information provided by 96 043 students from 35 European countries, 24 of them being Member States of the European Union. About 600 000 students have participated in the successive ESPAD data-collection waves, making the project the most extensive, harmonised data collection on substance use in Europe. Read the full...

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2016 WORLD DRUG DAY THEME BY UNODC...

Juin 23, 2016 by

New campaign on science-based drug prevention calls for people to #ListenFirst A new campaign on science-based drug prevention entitled « Listen First“ launched by UNODC, the WHO and the Governments of France and Sweden at the UN General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem (UNGASS) last April will also act as this year’s World Drug Day theme. The campaign has been launched to raise awareness around listening to children and youth as the first step to help them grow healthy and safe. The campaign targets parents, teachers, policy makers, health worker and prevention workers particularly, as well as the wider public. More in: ...

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Special Session of the General Assembly on the World Drug Problem...

Juin 15, 2016 by

Item 5: Report of the CND on its preparatory work H.E. Ambassador Khaled Shamaa Chair of the UNGASS Board Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a great pleasure to address you today in my capacity as chair of the UNGASS Board – a Board established by the Commission on Narcotic Drugs and tasked with the preparations for this special session pursuant to CND Decision 57/2. At this special session, representatives of Member States, international organizations, civil society and other stakeholders will have the opportunity to share information and views during the general debate, five roundtable discussions as well as a wide variety of events. Representatives of Member States will have the opportunity to commit to effectively addressing and countering the world drug problem in its complexity and numerous manifestations, recommending operational measures to be...

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Statement by Mr. Werner Sipp, President...

Juin 15, 2016 by

International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) Special session of the General Assembly on the world drug problem 19 April 2016 Mr. President, Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, . It is an honour to address you today, at this special session of the General Assembly on the world drug problem, in my capacity as President of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB). It is fitting that this landmark thirtieth special session addresses the global drug problem, the effects of which pervade all of humanity, across all regions and ail spectra of our societies. I acknowledge the extensive preparations that have been underway for this special session, including by the Commission on Narcotic Drugs. Yet, your work has only just begun. Your deliberations over the next three days will be aimed at: reviewing progress in the implementation of...

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Opening remarks by H.E. Mr Mogens Lykketoft...

Juin 15, 2016 by

UN General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem 19 April 2016 — General Assembly Hall Opening remarks by H.E. Mr Mogens Lykketoft, President of the 70th session of the General Assembly Heads of State and Government, Honourable Ministers, Mr. Deputy Secretary-General, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a great honour to welcome you to this 30th Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly on the World Drug Problem (UNGASS). I wish to thank Minister Lohde for presiding over the opening of this meeting. I also wish to thank the Commission for Narcotic Drugs in Vienna for leading the preparations for this special session, and I recognize the commitment and engagement of all which resulted in the document we have before us today. Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, When young people see their health...

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Draft resolution submitted by the President of the General Assembly...

Juin 14, 2016 by

Our joint commitment to effectively addressing and countering the world drug problem The General Assembly, Adopts the outcome document entitled “Our joint commitment to effectively addressing and countering the world drug problem” annexed to the present resolution. Our joint commitment to effectively addressing and countering the world drug problem We, heads of State and Government, ministers and representatives of Member States, assembled at United Nations Headquarters from 19 to 21 April 2016 for the thirtieth special session of the General Assembly, convened in accordance with Assembly resolution 67/193 of 20 December 2012, to review the progress in the implementation of the Political Declaration and Plan of Action on International Cooperation towards an Integrated and Balanced Strategy to Counter the World Drug Problem,1 including an assessment of the achievements and challenges in countering the world...

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