CND Thematic Discussions
October 19 - October 21
The Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) will hold this years thematic discussions October 19-21.
Following the format used for the thematic discussions held within the CND since 2016, Member States developed a multi-year workplan in 2019 and will hold, every autumn, inter-active meetings aiming to address the challenges identified in the “stock taking”- part of the Ministerial Declaration.
The third of these thematic interessionals took place October 19-21 2021, in Vienna, Austria and will cover the following challenges:
- that increasing links between drug trafficking, corruption and other forms of organized crime,
including trafficking in persons, trafficking in firearms, cybercrime and money-laundering and, in
some cases, terrorism, including money-laundering in connection with the financing of terrorism, are
- that the value of confiscated proceeds of crime related to money -laundering arising from drug
trafficking at the global level remains low;
- that the criminal misuse of information and communications technologies for illicit drug -related
activities is increasing;
More details on how to participate and speak at this event will follow as soon as possible.