INCB President participated as panellist in UNGASS Round table on drugs and health

19 April 2016 - Mr. Werner Sipp, the INCB President, participated as panellist in the first round table at the United Nations special session of the General Assembly on the world drug problem, held on 19 April, in New York.

The Round table discussed "Demand reduction and related measures, including prevention and treatment, as well as health related issues; and ensuring the availability of controlled substances for medical and scientific purposes, while preventing their diversion ("drugs and health")".

The INCB delegation will also participate in interactive panel discussions during other organised side events and round tables conducted in parallel with the UNGASS plenary.

The INCB President's statement is available here

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