2013 International Drug Policy Reform Conference

September 30, 2013

The International Drug Policy Reform Conference is a biennial event that brings together over 1,000 attendees representing 30 different countries to discuss alternatives to the war on drugs.

High-level Meeting of UN’s General Assembly on Nuclear Disarmament

July 23, 2013

UN’s General Assembly decided  to convene a meeting on nuclear disarmament during the high-level segment of its 68th session.

UN’s Economic and Social Council’s substantive session

July 10, 2013

The council holds several short sessions, ad hoc meetings, round tables and panel discussions throughout the year, to prepare for its four week substantive session in July. The event is held annually, taking turns between New York and Geneva. The substantive session is organized in five segments: The High-level Segment; Coordination Segment; Operational Activities Segment; […]

UNODA’s Advisory Board session

June 10, 2013

The Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters of the United Nations Office of  Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) will hold its 60th session from June 26th to June 28th at the UN Office in Geneva. The group will discuss the relations between nuclear-weapon-free zones in advancing regional and global security, as well as disarmament and security implications of emerging technologies. […]

UNODC Meeting

February 18, 2013

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) today opened a high-level conference on illicit trafficking of fraudulent medicines – a form of transnational organized crime which threatens public safety.

UN: The Economic and Social Council

February 18, 2013

The Economic and Social Council concluded the first part of its 2013 organizational session today, adopting seven draft decisions that detailed much of its agenda for the year, and outlined the arrangements for the body’s substantive session, set to open on 1 July, at the United Nations Office at Geneva. Acting on the proposals forwarded […]