October Intersessional (22-25 October 2018)

In preparations for the ministerial segment of the 62nd session of the Commission of Narcotic Drugs  (CND), to be held in 2019, the Commission will host a number of thematic discussions. 

For each thematic segment 4-5 NGOs have the possibility to present their work and positioning. In order to ensure an inclusive, comprehensive and meaningful civil society participation NGOs worked through the Civil Society Task Force (CSTF) to coordinate contributions.

Supply Reduction and Related Measures (October 22, 2018)


  • Panelist: Daniel Joloy (Amnesty International, United Kingdom)
    Statement
  • Juliana Miranda (Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales (CELS), Argentina)
    Video Message
  • Olivia Rope  (Penal Reform International (PRI), United Kingdom)
    Video Message
  • Carlos Humberto Romero Vergara (Observatory of ilicit crops and crops producers (OCCDI global), Colombia)
    Video Message

Cross-cutting issues: evolving reality, trends and existing circumstances (October 23, 2018)

Civil Society Speakers: 

  • Lul Admasachew (Higher Education Leadership, Ethiopia)
    Video Message
  • Gretchen Burns Bergman (A New PATH (Parents for Addiction Treatment & Healing), USA)
    Video Message

Alternative Development (October 24, 2018)

Civil Society Speakers: 

  • Panelist: Martin Jelsma (Transnational Institue (TNI), Netherlands)
    Statement
  • André Øystein Schjetne (Stiftelsen Golden Colombia (Golden Colombia Foundation), Norway/Colombia)
    Statement
  • Nang Yon (Myanmar Opium Farmers Forum (MOFF), Myanmar)
    Video Message
  • Roxana Argandoña (Andean Information Network, Bolivia)
    Video Message