The UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs: the Final Statement Was Not As Expected

The UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs: the Final Statement Was Not As Expected

New York, 21 April, 2016

 

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The UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs (UNGASS) concluded its meetings at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York. The meetings were held from 19 to April 21, 2016.

 This Special Session was the first since eighteen years, where representatives of member governments at the United Nations in addition to the hundreds of activists from civil society organizations around the world met and discussed the evaluation of the goals set by the United Nations in 2009 on the Political Declaration and the extent of its effectiveness in meeting the challenges related to drugs on the world.

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اللقاء التشاوري الوطني اللبناني للتحضير للجمعية العامة للأمم المتحدة/ الدورة الاستثنائية - الجلسة المخصصة لموضوع المخدّرات

 بيان صحفي - اللقاء التشاوري الوطني اللبناني للتحضير للجمعية العامة للأمم المتحدة/ الدورة الاستثنائية - الجلسة المخصصة لموضوع المخدّرات (UNGASS 2016)

بيروت 11 نيسان 2016

 

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نظّمت شبكة الشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا للحد من مخاطر إستخدام المخدًرات "مينارة" بالتعاون مع وزارة الصحة العامة في لبنان اللقاء التشاوري اللبناني للتحضير للجمعية العامة للأمم المتحدة/ الدورة الاستثنائية - الجلسة المخصصة لموضوع المخدّرات (UNGASS 2016) اليوم، 11 نيسان 2016، في القاعة العامة للمبنى الجديد لبلدية سن الفيل.

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Lebanese Ministry of Public Health urges Lebanese hospitals to refrain from reporting drug users to the police

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The Ministry of Public Health officially urges all Lebanese hospitals to refrain from their usual practice of reporting drug users to the police upon their arrival to the Emergency Department.

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MENA Position Statement on HIV/AIDS to the UN General Assembly special session High-Level Meeting on AIDS

MENA Position Statement on HIV/AIDS to the UN General Assembly special session High-Level Meeting on AIDS

Beirut, April 1, 2016

Regional Consultation - Background

The Middle East and North Africa Harm Reduction Association (MENAHRA) and The Regional Arab Network Agianst Aids (RANAA) conducted a meeting for the MENA Civil Sociaty Organizations (CSO's) Position Statement on HIV/AIDS with the support of UNAIDS MENA to claim a unified position for Middle East and North Africa for HIV and harm reduction. The meeting took place in Beirut, on 1 April 2016 in Padova Hotel and was attended by representatives of national/regional network including CSO's, Key Populations (KPs) and People Living with HIV (PLHIV).

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CSOs preparations for the High-Level Meeting (#HLM2016AIDS)

CSOs preparations for the High-Level Meeting (HLM)

 on HIV/AIDS in MENA


Dear Partners, members and colleagues,

Reference to the previous announcement sent to you by MENAHRA and RANAA on the High Level Meeting (HLM) on HIV/AIDS, which will be organized in New York from 8-10 June 2016, where representatives of UN Member States will undertake a comprehensive review of the progress achieved in realizing the 2001 Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS in addition to the 2006 and 2011 Political Declarations on HIV/AIDS.

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