60th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND)

60th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND)

From 12 - 21 March 2017 (provisional dates), the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) will be holding its 60th Session.

The Secretariat to the Governing Bodies Section (SGB) is responsible for the coordination of side events. For the organization of exhibitions and their openings, please contact the UNODC Advocacy Section (marie-therese.kiriaky@unodc.org).

Application period for CND side-events: 

CND: 2 January to 20 January 2017

CCPCJ: 6 March to 24 March 2017

Events may be organized by Member States, UNODC units, UN entities, IGOs and NGOs in consultative status with ECOSOC.  A maximum of two events per main organizer will be accepted in order to accommodate all requests.

Topics of side events must be thematically relevant to the work of the Commissions.

A form for requesting a side event is available here

The Secretariat of the UNODC Governing Bodies has produced guidelines for side events.  Facilities for side events will only be available between 9 and 10 am and 1 and 3 pm when the CND is not meeting.

Application guidelines available here


By Mulka Nisic