Economic and Social Council


1236th Plenary Meeting
3 August 1962

1962/914(XXXIV)F.The question of inviting the authorities entitled to appoint members of the Drug Supervisory Body to appoint persons who are also members of the Permanent Central Opium Board


The Economic and Social Council,

Recalling its resolution 667 H (XXIV) of 1 August 1957 relating to the question of close liaison and a personal union between the Permanent Central Opium Board and the Drug Supervisory Body,

Taking note with satisfaction of the willingness of the World Health Organization to co-operate in further steps in this regard,

Having regard to the interlocking character of the functions of the two bodies, and to the provisions contained in the Single Convention for the replacement of the two bodies by a single organ,

1. Expresses its agreement with the desirability of ensuring to the greatest possible extent close liaison and a personal union between the two bodies, pending the establishment and coming into effect of the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, 1962;

2. Invites the World Health Organization, the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, and the Permanent Central Opium Board, in the furtherance of these objects, to appoint to the Drug Supervisory Body persons who are members of the Board.

1236th plenary meeting,
3 August 1962.