UNGASS

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UNGASSUnited Nations General Assembly Special Session
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When the UN General Assembly met for UNGASS 2016, many harm reductionists saw this as another opportunity to push for a change in the orientation of the global narcotics regime.
The outcome of 2003 mid-term review of the goals set by UNGASS 1998 was less than encouraging: cultivation of coca and opium poppy as well as the supply of cocaine and heroin showed fluctuations, but no indications of any sustained decline trend.
(46), Fadragas, Valdes y Fernandez (47); Costa, Ferreira y Carvalho (48) senalan la importancia de la educacion como estrategia para la prevencion del VIH; asimismo, la Asamblea General de Naciones Unidas (Ungass), que propone incluir en los curriculos temas relacionados con la salud sexual (SS) y la consejeria dirigida a los ninos y ninas, para disminuir la vulnerabilidad en los jovenes (41) y promover la toma de decisiones y el ejercicio de una sexualidad responsable, sin dejar de lado acciones educativas especificas dirigidas a la poblacion vulnerable al VIH.
UNGASS further underscored the broad consensus among United Nations member states with regard to many major drug control themes.
She is also the director of the Brookings project "Improving Global Drug Policy: Comparative Perspectives and UNGASS 2016" and co-director of another Brookings project, "Reconstituting Local Orders."
This report comes soon after April's UN General Assembly special session on the world drug problem (UNGASS), a landmark moment in global drug policy which resulted in a series of concrete operational recommendations.
This report comes soon after April UN General Assembly special session on the world drug problem (UNGASS), a landmark moment in global drug policy which resulted in a series of concrete operational recommendations.
This event will include a presentations focusing on drug challenges in Pakistan, Government's efforts to mitigate the drug menace, Pakistan's representation in UNGASS and the global overview on drugs according to World Drug Report 2016.