Switzerland - DOC by 38EeE54


									Committee:             Economic and Financial Committee
Question of:           International cooperation in combating the world drug problem
Main Submitter:        Russian Federation
Co-Submitters:         Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Colombia, Peru, Lebanon, Italy
Co-sponsors:           Switzerland, Germany, Brazil, Portugal, Hungary, France,
                       Poland, India, Thailand, Spain, Norway, Panama, Australia,

Further Emphasizes the importance of combatting illigal drug trade, manufacturing,
and transportation of illicit drugs, and the abuse of using such drugs,

Supporting means of further action to be taken in order to eliminate the root causes of
illicit drug trade,

Acknowledges the difficulty of combating the trade of such items within and between
many member nations,

Further emphasizing the critical need to protect national sovereignty of all member
nations, as that is the only assured security that each nation possesses in the
international community,

Stresses the need for transparency between member states in order to properly curb
illicit arms trafficking on the international scale,

Recalling that the world drug problem remains a common and shared responsibility
that requires effective and increased international cooperation and demands an

Draws Attention To the fact that many member nations do not have governmentally
funded rehabilitation and instead put people whom are arrested for drug related
crimes or use in penitentiary centers with no proper facilities to mediate their need,


1.    Authorizes the creation of the Anti-Drug Border Patrol Agency (ADBPA) with
      the sole intention of patrolling national and regional borders for drug traffickers
      which will be created as a branch under the United Nations Office on Drugs and
      Crime (UNDOC), that will include individuals such as but not limited to,
      specialists who have experience in this fields, military experts to work with a
      member nation’s own task force in order to,
        a. Improve inspection process and overall border entrances in checkpoints
           between different member nations especially in rural areas by training
           such task forces,
        b. Installation of technology that will supplement border control through drug

2.    Requests the UNDP, UNDOC and other related United Nations organs to
      cooperate with member nations in implementing mandatory drug rehabilitation
      programs along with criminal punishment to offenders and victims that will
      include measures such as, but not limited to,
          a. Provide medical and psychological care, job training and social
             reintegration by high quality staff,
          b. All participants will participate in detoxification programs to void their
             bodies of all narcotics, as part of said medical program,
          c. Awareness programs that will include reasons to why said drugs are
             illegal and harmful to one’s own body,
          d. After said criminal punishment, such offenders shall continue said
             program in a probation mode that will be assessed to the behavior and
             improvement of said participant before official release,
          e. The encouragement to those who cultivate illicit crops such as the
             opium poppy or coca plant, to switch to other profitable crops and
             alternative sources of income, through alternative development
             projects like community development, which aim at improving the
             socio-economic quality of life of targeted population providing them
             with education, natural resources management, and income-generating

3.   Calls upon governments, with the aid of UNDOC, especially with major drug
     production problems and high rates of drug trafficking such as, but not limited
     to, Venezuela and Afghanistan to take further measures to prevent the
     production and export of narcotics and other harmful drugs to other member
     nations that are affected by measures such as but not limited to,
       a. Improvement of said law enforcements by creating a branch of drug
          specialists and other relevant individuals to efficiently combat and stop
          drug trafficking with in nations with the help of the UNDOC,
       b. More stringent laws such as raising financial penalties for drug traffickers
          so as to slow or stop the financial aspect of drug trafficking,
       c. Increasing transparency in governments by reorienting to reflect the
          existence of organized drug crime groups; corrupt relations between
          citizens, government officials, and the justice system and suppression of
          procedural and administrative offenses committed by government officials
          in support of drug crimes,
       d. Annual reports and conference to UNDOC on statistics and other related
          events to improve upon previous laws and actions,
       e. Consider multilateral and bilateral talks with member states that have
          successful experiences regarding the implementation of evidence-based
          alternative approaches to the prosecution and imprisonment of drug-using
          offenders to share their experiences and good practices, including
          examples of legislation and the proved technical assistance to interested
          States, upon request;

4.   Suggests that all illicit drug crops yet to be phased out with alternative crops be
     sold to legitimate outlets such as pharmaceutical companies who use its
     byproducts for medicinal purposes. Should there be an excess supply, they ca be
     stored or effectively taken off the drug market by national governments of UN

5.   Further requests governments to increase propagation and emphasis of the
     different effects of illegal drugs to the public sector to create awareness and
     ultimately lessen drug use and drug related crimes in means such as but no
     limited to,
a. Implementation of said awareness about the different types relevant to
   each nation and effects of illegal drugs economically, personally and
   politically into curriculums and programs to different education systems
   especially in lower class public schools and government funded schools
   and rural communities,
b. Advocating prevention posters and other advertisements and or voucher
   programs through different media mediums to increase awareness as a
   whole to a nation’s civil sector.

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