Political Declaration and Plan of Action of 2009

The Political Declaration and Plan of Action ( Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish) on International Cooperation towards an Integrated and Balanced Strategy to Counter the World Drug Problem, adopted at the high-level segment in 2009, includes measures to enhance international cooperation, identifies problems and areas requiring further action, as well as goals and targets in countering the world drug problem.

The preparatory process for the high-level segment was initiated at the fifty-first session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs. It decided to establish open-ended, intergovernmental expert working groups to assess the achievement of the goals and targets set by the General Assembly at its twentieth special session, as well as areas requiring further action. The conclusions of the expert working groups were taken into account by the intersessional meetings of the Commission when drafting the political declaration for consideration by the Commission in 2009.