Global Civil Society Hearing in Vienna (26th February 2019)

To support preparations for the 2019 Ministerial Segment, to be held at the 62nd Session of CND, Global Civil Society Hearings are being held in New York (20th February 2019) and Vienna (26th February 2019). These interactive fora will update member states on the full results of the Global Civil Society Consultation on drugs, as well as providing valuable space for civil society experts from around the world to present their work.

Opening Remarks

  • Jamie Bridge, Co-Chair of the Civil Society Task Force, Opening Remarks
  • Mirghani Abbaker Altayeb Bakhet, Ambassador, Permanent Mission of
 Sudan to the United Nations in Vienna and CND Chair
  • Yury Fedotov, Executive Director, UNODC
  • Claude Charles Wild, Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Switzerland
 to the United Nations in Vienna

Civil Society Panelists

Civil Society Video Messages





  • Rajiv Kafle, Nava KiranPlus (Nepal)
  • Myrtle Clarke, Fields of Green for All (South Africa)
  • Anna Mikholap, National Anti-Drug Union (Russian Federation)