The Permanent Mission of Luxembourg to the United Nations, the Permanent Mission of Mexico to the United Nations and the civil society organizations (CSOs) listed above, invite you to an interactive panel discussion exploring the important role played by CSOs in supporting effective data collection, research, and analysis with respect to drugs and drug-related matters. The panel will also discuss building bridges between CSOs and the UN, in particular through the newly-formed UN System Coordination Task Team, in order to better support these efforts.


  • Luciana Pol, Centre for Legal and Social Studies (Argentina)
  • Daniel Werb, Centre for Drug Policy Evaluation (Canada)
  • Steph Sherer, International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute (Czech Republic) Martin Jelsma, Transnational Institute (Netherlands)
  • UN System Coordination Task Team: TBC

Chair: Heather Haase, New York NGO Committee on Drugs (USA)

Opening remarks by H.E. Mr. Juan Ramón de la Fuente Ramírez, Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations.

RSVP essential: (by midnight, Sunday 10th Nov)


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