Economic and Social Council


1042nd Plenary Meeting
28 July 1958

1958/688(XXVI).Technical assistance for narcotics control


The Economic and Social Council,

Noting the resolution on technical assistance for narcotics control adopted by the Commission on Narcotic Drugs at its thirteenth session, 26/

1. Requests the Secretary-General, in consultation with the interested specialized agencies, to review the nature and scope of assistance requested by Governments for increasing the efficiency of their measures to control the production of narcotics, to eliminate drug addiction, and to suppress illicit traffic; to explore the extent to which such assistance can be made available under existing programmes; and to formulate, as may be necessary, proposals regarding the assistance which might be made available by the United Nations and the interested specialized agencies, with an estimate of the cost;

2. Requests the Secretary-General to report on these matters to the Commission on Narcotic Drugs at its fourteenth session, and subsequently to the twenty-eighth session of the Economic and Social Council.

1042nd plenary meeting,
28 July 1958

26/ Official Records of the Economic and Social Council, Twenty-sixth Session, Supplement No. 9 (E/3133), annex I, para. 2, section II.