On 18 December 2014, the General Assembly adopted resolution 69/200 entitled, Special session of the General Assembly on the world drug problem to be held in 2016, by which it recognised the important role played by civil society, in particular non-governmental organizations, in the preparations for and during the fifty-second and the fifty-seventh sessions of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, including in their high-level segments. The General Assembly recognised further the need for their active involvement in the preparations for the special session.

Registration is now open for Representatives of organizations actively working on drug-related matters from ECOSOC and non-ECOSOC accredited NGOs, civil society, the academic and scientific community, youth groups and other relevant stakeholders. To register, please complete the form below.

IMPORTANT: Government bodies and intergovernmental organizations should not use this form. Please observe standard protocol arrangements.

Representatives need to secure their own funding for travel and subsistence. Representatives also need to make their own visa arrangements, if applicable. Invitation letters will not be provided by the United Nations.

For more information about the Special session of the General Assembly on the World Drug Problem, please visit:

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