UNITED
NATIONS

E


Economic and Social Council

Distr.
GENERAL

E/RES/1968/1290(XLIV)
1520th Plenary Meeting
23 May 1968


1968/1290(XLIV).Regional co-operation in the Near and Middle East in the campaign against the illicit traffic in narcotic drugs*/

 

The Economic and Social Council,

Recognizing the continuing seriousness of the illicit traffic in narcotic drugs in the Near and Middle East,

Noting that the efforts made individually by the Governments of the countries concerned are proving insufficient,

Conscious of the need for close co-operation between countries having a common frontier,

1. Recommends that the countries in the region which are concerned with the problem should convene a meeting of their qualified representatives to make an effective study of all aspects of the campaign against the illicit traffic in narcotic drugs in the region;

2. Invites the Secretary-General, within the limits of existing budgetary resources, to provide any necessary advice and assistance at such a meeting.

1520th plenary meeting,
23 May 1968
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*/ Adopted as recommended by the Commission on Narcotic Drugs in its resolution 1(XXII) (E/4455-E/CN.7/512, para. 129 and chap. X draft resolution B), with a minor amendment.