Economic and Social Council


1416th Plenary Meeting
4 March 1966

1966/1104(XL).Report of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs*/


The Economic and Social Council,

1. Takes note of the report of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (twentieth session);16/

2. Requests the Secretary-General to provide the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, at each annual session, with the best available information on future project proposals for technical co-operation in the field of narcotic drugs control so that the Commission's comments and recommendations can be taken into account in the formulation of annual programme submissions;

3. Approves the recommendation outlined in the report of the Commission17/ concerning the convening of a committee of the Commission to study the question of substances not under international control, such as barbiturates, amphetamines and tranquilizers, and to report thereof to the Commission at its twenty-first session in December 1966;

4. Recommends that, if possible, the Committee's meetings should be limited to one week and be held with the minimum financial obligation to the United Nations.

1416th plenary meeting,
4 March 1966.

16/ Official Records of the Economic and Social Council, Twentieth Session, Supplement No. 2 (E/4140)

17/ Ibid., paras. 373-376.

*/ Adopted as recommended by the Commission on Narcotic Drugs in its draft resolution A of its twentieth session (E/4140-E/CN.7/488, chap. XII).