Event: Pearl-MUN 2001Student: Khaled Al Humaidhi
Question of: Drug Reduction
Delegate: Khalid Al-Humaidhi
Defining Drugs as a substance that negatively affects the way an organism thinks or acts.
Deeply concerned about the spread of drugs worldwide and the fact that drugs can cause death.
Deeply aware that drug use in Brazil is widespread, and Brazil has become the corridor for cocaine to the US.
Approving the support by many countries’ campaigns against drugs are not making a big enough effect to reduce drugs.
Recognizing that the campaigns are not achieving significant drug sales reduction.
Bearing in mind that the UN’s organization for drug reduction has tried a significant amount to reduce the drug smuggling and the spread of drugs worldwide.
Deeply disturbed by the effect of drug growing and drug smuggling on the laborers employed in their cultivation:
a) The ill treatment of laborers and the forcing of them to work for the drug plantations for no money at all.
b) The spread of illnesses between the laborers due to the poor food and housing.
c) Laborers also become victims of the ongoing war between the criminal army of the drug lords and the law enforcement in certain countries.
Noting that drugs also have an effect on both drug addicts and innocent people through:
1) The spread of crime drug-related:
a) The killing of innocent people to protect drug organizations.
b) The killing of innocent people because of the actions that drug addicts take to get drugs.
2) The spread of AIDS due to drugs because of the sharing of needles.
1. Urges the UNHCHR (United Nations High Commissioner For Human Rights) and the UNICEF (United Nations International Children’s Fund) to help laborers and children working on the drug fields to find alternative jobs.
2. Resolves that the world should give more attention to drugs then they are now to lessen the drugs worldwide.
3. Resolves to support drug-fighting agencies worldwide, to fight the drug problem by providing:
a) Training of investigators who will trace drug suppliers.
b) Information to drug-fighting agencies.
c) Funding to these agencies.
d) Technology to help in investigation.
4. Asks the UN to assist the countries which need help to end drug-smuggling with:
a) Training for the border army and personnel.
b) Equipment for the fight against drug smugglers.
c) Exchange of information.
5. Encourages UNICEF to provide early drug education to all countries so that the future generations will be better informed about the risks of drug abuse.
6. Resolves that the UN institutes further rehabilitation programs for drug addicts including:
a) Psychiatrists and psychologists who will help them deal with their personal problems
b) Biologists and specialized doctors to treat drug addicts.
c) Sufficient medication for drug addicts until they are cured.
7. Further requests the UN to pass a resolution demanding a life sentence for any convicted drug-dealer.