UNITED
NATIONS

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Economic and Social Council

Distr.
GENERAL

E/RES/1950/316(XI)

4 and 10 July 1950


1950/316(XI).Report of the Interim Committee on Programme of Meetings on the sessions of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs and related meetings82/

 

The Economic and Social Council

Decides:

1. To invite:

(a) The Governments of the principal opium-producing countries (viz., India, Iran, Turkey, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and Yugoslavia) and of the principal drug-manufacturing countries having membership in the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (viz., France, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the United States of America) to send representatives to meet as a joint committee at Geneva on 14 August 1950; and

(b) The Governments of the other States members of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs and of the other principal drug-manufacturing countries (viz., Belgium, Italy and Switzerland) to send observers to the meetings of that Committee; and

2. To invite the Governments of the principal drug-manufacturing countries (viz., Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Switzerland, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the United States of America) to be represented in the same manner as in the Joint Committee referred to in the preceding paragraph, at a special session to be convened for 7 August 1950;

3. To postpone the opening of the fifth session of its Commission on Narcotic Drugs to 30 November 1950 and to convene this session at the interim headquarters of the United Nations; and

4. To hold the sixth session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs during August-September 1951.

4 and 10 July 1950

82/ See 377th and 381st meetings of the Council.