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United Nations 1998

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General Assembly
Twentieth Special Session

World Drug Problem
8-10 June 1998

UNITED NATIONS INTERNATIONAL DRUG CONTROL PROGRAMME
UN Journal

MEETINGS AND EVENTS

Tentative programme of activities
during the special session
(Annex I - Information note on arrangements for the special session of
the General Assembly on the world drug problem - 14 May 1998)

Monday, 8 June 1998

10.00-1.00 Opening of the special session (statements by the President of the General Assembly and the Secretary-General; organizational matters; opening of the general debate)

  • 1.15-2.45 Side event: Presentation by Mission of Germany on alternative development. Conference Room 9.

    3.00-6.00 Second plenary meeting of the special session (general debate)

    First meeting of the Ad Hoc Committee of the Whole

    3.45-5.455 Side event: Children, Young People and Drug Abuse - Panel discussion organized by UNICEF, UNESCO, UNFPA, UNDCP. Introduction by Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden; Moderator: Minister of Health of Mexico. Conference Room 2.

    7.00-9.00 Third plenary meeting of the special session (general debate)

    Tuesday, 9 June 1998

    10.00-1.00 Fourth plenary meeting of the special session (general debate)

    Second meeting of the Ad Hoc Committee of the Whole

    9.30-6.30 Side event: World workshop on the media and drugs - organized by ODCCP/DPI with support from RAI-TV and Mission of Italy. Conference Room 2.

    10.00-1.00 Side event: Drugs and productivity - Panel discussion organized by ILO. Conference Room 6.

    Side event: Drugs and development - Panel discussion organized by UNDP. Conference Room 5.

    1.15-2.45 Side event: Presentation by Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran on transit of illicit drugs through Iran. Conference Room 9.

    3.00-6.00 Fifth plenary meeting of the special session (general debate)

    Third meeting of the Ad Hoc Committee of the Whole

    3.00-5.00 Side event: Drug abuse and HIV/AIDS - Panel discussion organized by UNAIDS and WHO. Conference Room 6.

    7.00-9.00 Sixth plenary meeting of the special session (general debate)

    Wednesday, 10 June 1998

    10.00-1.00 Seventh plenary meeting of the special session (general debate)

    Side event: Attacking the profits of crime: Drugs, money-laundering - Panel discussion organized by UNDCP. Moderator: Pino Arlacchi. Conference Room 2.

    3.00-6.00 Eighth plenary meeting of the special session (general debate)

    3.00-5.00 Side event: Cutting the supply lines - Panel discussion organized by INTERPOL and WCO. Conference Room 6.

    7.00-9.00 Ninth plenary meeting of the special session (conclusion of the general debate, adoption of the final documents, closing of the special session)