The Commission on Narcotic Drugs is the central policy-making body of the United Nations drug control architecture. But how does it work? And how can civil society engage in this forum? This video by the International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC) provides a succinct answer to these questions.
00:12 - Introduction
01:05 - What is the CND?
02:18 - What does the CND do?
03:11 - How are CND sessions structured?
06:14 - How can civil society organisations participate?
07:16 - How can civil society influence the debates?
09:27 - Key resources
Our gratitude to the Rights Reporter Foundation and Steve Rolles for the footage and photos provided for this video. And to Matchbox Productions, who crafted it.
This video was made possible through the invaluable financial support of the Robert Carr civil society Networks Fund (RCNF) and the Open Society Foundations (OSF).