Resolutions and Decisions

Drug-related resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND).

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2007

General Assembly

Draft resolutions and decisions recommended by the Commission on Narcotic Drugs and adopted by the Economic and Social Council on 25 July 2007

ECOSOC

E/RES/2007/9
The need for a balance between demand for and supply of opiates used to meet medical and scientific needs

E/RES/2007/10
Improvement of drug abuse data collection by Member States in order to enhance data reliability and the comparability of information provided

E/RES/2007/11
Support to the counter-narcotic measures and programmes of Afghanistan

E/RES/2007/12
Strategy for the period 2008-2011 for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Decision 2007/242
Report of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs on its fiftieth session and provisional agenda and documentation for the fifty-first session of the Commission

Decision 2007/243
Report of the International Narcotics Control Board

CND

Resolution 50/1
Follow-up to the Second Ministerial Conference on Drug Trafficking Routes from Afghanistan

Resolution 50/2
Provisions regarding travellers under medical treatment with internationally controlled drugs

Resolution 50/3
Responding to the threat posed by the abuse and diversion of ketamine

Resolution 50/4
Improving the quality and performance of drug analysis laboratories

Resolution 50/5
Identifying sources of precursors used in illicit drug manufacture

Resolution 50/6
Promoting collaboration on the prevention of diversion of precursors

Resolution 50/7
Strengthening the security of import and export documents relating to controlled substances

Resolution 50/8
Strengthening international support for Haiti in combating the drug problem

Resolution 50/9
Use of drug characterization and chemical profiling in support of drug law enforcement intelligence-gathering and operational work, as well as trend analysis

Resolution 50/10
Prevention of diversion of drug precursors and other substances used for the illicit manufacture of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances

Resolution 50/11
International cooperation in preventing the illegal distribution of internationally controlled licit substances via the Internet

Resolution 50/12
Measures to meet the goal of establishing by 2009 the progress achieved in implementing the declarations and measures adopted by the General Assembly at its twentieth special session

Resolution 50/13
Budget outline for the biennium 2008-2009 for the Fund of the United Nations International Drug Control Programme

Decision 50/1
Inclusion of oripavine in Schedule I of the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of 1961 and that Convention as amended by the 1972 Protocol

Decision 50/2
Review of dronabinol and its stereoisomers

2006

General Assembly

A/RES/61/183
International cooperation against the world drug problem

ECOSOC

E/RES/2006/30
Baku Accord on Regional Cooperation against Illicit Drugs and Related Matters: a Vision for the Twenty-first Century
E/RES/2006/31
Using native development programmes to reduce the cultivation of cannabis plants
E/RES/2006/32
Support for the National Drug Control Strategy of the Government of Afghanistan
E/RES/2006/33
Strengthening international cooperation for native development, including preventive native development, with due regard for environmental protection
E/RES/2006/34
The need for a balance between demand for and supply of opiates used to meet medical and scientific needs
E/2006/241
Report of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs on its forty-ninth session and provisional agenda and documentation for the fiftieth session of the Commission
E/2006/250
Documents considered by the Economic and Social Council in connection with social and human rights questions

CND

Resolution 49/1
Collection and use of complementary drug-related data and expertise to support the global assessment by Member States of the implementation of the declarations and measures adopted by the General Assembly at its twentieth special session
Resolution 49/2
Recognizing the contribution of civil society in global efforts to address the drug problem in the context of reporting on the goals and targets for 2008 set by the General Assembly at its twentieth special session
Resolution 49/3
Strengthening systems for the control of precursor chemicals used in the manufacture of synthetic drugs
Resolution 49/4
Responding to the prevalence of HIV/AIDS and other blood-borne diseases among drug users
Resolution 49/5
Paris Pact initiative
Resolution 49/6
Listing of ketamine as a controlled substance
Resolution 49/7
Promoting a consistent approach to the treatment of safrole-rich oils
Resolution 49/8
Strengthening cooperative international arrangements at the operational law enforcement level in order to disrupt the manufacture of and trafficking in illicit drugs

2005

General Assembly

A/RES/60/178
International Cooperation Against the World Drug Problem
A/RES/60/179
Providing support to Afghanistan with a view to ensuring effective implementation of its Counter-Narcotics Implementation Plan

ECOSOC

E/RES/2005/24
Providing support to Afghanistan with a view to ensuring effective implementation of its Counter-Narcotics Implementation Plan
E/RES/2005/25
Treatment of pain using opioid analgesics
E/RES/2005/26
Demand for and supply of opiates used to meet medical and scientific needs
E/RES/2005/27
International assistance to States affected by the transit of illicit drugs
E/RES/2005/28
Frequency of meetings of Heads of National Drug Law Enforcement Agencies, Europe
E/2005/250
Report of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs on its forty-eighth session and provisional agenda and documentation for the forty-ninth session of the Commission
E/2005/251
Report of the International Narcotics Control Board

CND

Resolution 48/1
Promoting the sharing of information on emerging trends in the abuse of and trafficking in substances notcontrolled under the international drug control conventions
Resolution 48/2
Strengthening the drug programme of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and the role of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs as its governing body 
Resolution 48/3
Securing assured and predictable voluntary funding for the Fund of the United Nations International Drug Control Programme 
Resolution 48/4 
Promotion of policies for the prevention of illicit drug use
Resolution 48/5 
Strengthening international cooperation in order to prevent the use of the Internet to commit drug-related crime
Resolution 48/6 
Women and substance use
Resolution 48/7 
Competencies required to address drug abuse
Resolution 48/8 
Application of research in practice
Resolution 48/9 
Strengthening alternative development as an important drug control strategy and establishing alternative development as a cross-cutting issue
Resolution 48/10 
Strengthening international cooperation in drug demand reduction programmes
Resolution 48/11 
Strengthening international cooperation to prevent the illicit manufacture of and trafficking in narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances by preventing the diversion and smuggling of precursors and essential equipment in the context of Project Prism, Operation Purple and Operation Topaz 
Resolution 48/12 
Expanding the capacity of communities to provide information, treatment, health care and social services to people living with HIV/AIDS and other blood-borne diseases in the context of drug abuse and strengthening monitoring, evaluation and reporting systems
Resolution 48/13 
Outline for 2006-2007 for the Fund of the United Nations International Drug Control Programme

2004

General Assembly

A/RES/59/163
International Cooperation Against the World Drug Problem

ECOSOC

E/RES/2004/36
Control of cultivation of and trafficking in cannabis
E/RES/2004/37
Providing support to the Government of Afghanistan in its efforts to eliminate illicit opium and foster stability and security in the region
E/RES/2004/38
Follow-up on strengthening the systems of control over chemical precursors and preventing their diversion and trafficking
E/RES/2004/39
Drug control and related crime prevention assistance for countries emerging from conflict
E/RES/2004/40
Guidelines for psychosocially assisted pharmacological treatment of persons dependent on opioids
E/RES/2004/41
Control of the manufacture of, trafficking in and abuse of synthetic drugs
E/RES/2004/42
Sale of internationally controlled licit drugs to individuals via the Internet
E/RES/2004/43
Demand for and supply of opiates used to meet medical and scientific needs
E/2004/244
Report of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs on its forty-seventh session and provisional agenda and documentation for the forty-eighth session of the Commission
E/2004/245
Report of the International Narcotics Control Board

CND

Resolution 47/1
Optimizing integrated drug information systems
Resolution 47/2
Prevention of HIV/AIDS among drug users
Resolution 47/3
Strengthening the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and the role of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs as one of its governing bodies
Resolution 47/4 
Cooperative initiatives and intelligence-sharing as part of international efforts to fight illicit drugs
Resolution 47/5 
Illicit drug profiling in international law enforcement: maximizing outcome and improving cooperation
Resolution 47/6
Effective controlled delivery

2003

General Assembly

A/RES/58/141
International Cooperation Against the World Drug Problem

ECOSOC

E/RES/2003/32
Training in precursor control, countering moneylaundering and drug abuse prevention
E/RES/2003/33
Reduction of illicit drug demand
E/RES/2003/34
International assistance to the States affected by the transit of illicit drugs
E/RES/2003/35
Strengthening the prevention and suppression of illicit drug trafficking
E/RES/2003/36
Establishment of national networks to counter moneylaundering in the framework of national and international drug control plans
E/RES/2003/37
Strengthening alternative development through trade and socio-environmental preservation
E/RES/2003/38
Funding of travel for participants in meetings of heads of national drug law enforcement agencies
E/RES/2003/39
Strengthening systems of control over chemical precursors and preventing their diversion and trafficking
E/RES/2003/40
Demand for and supply of opiates for medical and scientific purposes
E/RES/2003/41
Efforts to counter the trend towards the legalization of drugs for non-medical use
E/2003/235
Report of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs on its forty-sixth session and provisional agenda and documentation for the forty-seventh session of the Commission
E/2003/236
Report of the International Narcotics Control Board

CND

Resolution 46/1 Renewing emphasis on demand reduction prevention and treatment efforts in compliance with the international drug control treaties
Resolution 46/2
Strengthening strategies regarding the prevention of human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in the context of drug abuse
Resolution 46/3 Enhancing international cooperation in combating drug trafficking by sea
Resolution 46/4 Supporting the international drug control system through joint action
Resolution 46/5
Improving the exchange of electronic information among Member States and communication with international organizations
Resolution 46/6
Provisions regarding travellers under medical treatment with drugs containing narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances under international control
Resolution 46/7 Measures to promote the exchange of information on new patterns of drug use and on psychoactive substances consumed
Resolution 46/8
Strengthening the United Nations International Drug Control Programme and the role of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs as its governing body
Resolution 46/9 Securing assured and predictable funding for the United Nations International Drug Control Programme
Resolution 46/10
Revised budget for the biennium 2002-2003 and outline for the biennium 2004-2005 for the Fund of the United Nations International Drug Control Programme
Resolution 46/11
Final budget for the biennium 2002-2003 and initial budget for the biennium 2004-2005 for the Fund of the United Nations International Drug Control Programme
Decision 46/1
Inclusion of amineptine in Schedule II of the Convention on Psychotropic Substances of 1971

2002

General Assembly

A/RES/57/174
International Cooperation Against the World Drug Problem

ECOSOC

E/RES/2002/20
Demand for and supply of opiates for medical and scientific needs
E/RES/2002/21
International assistance to the States most affected by the transit of drugs
E/2002/240
Report of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs on its forty-fifth session and provisional agenda and documentation for the forty-sixth session of the Commission
E/2002/241
Report of the International Narcotics Control Board

CND

Resolution 45/1
Human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in the context of drug abuse
Resolution 45/2
Enhanced measures for international cooperation in the control of illicit drugs
Resolution 45/3
Efforts to reduce the impact of illicit drug demand on organized crime
Resolution 45/4
Controlled delivery
Resolution 45/5
Provisions regarding travellers under treatment with internationally controlled drugs
Resolution 45/6
Measures to promote the exchange of information on new patterns of drug use and on substances consumed
Resolution 45/7
Preparations for the ministerial -level segment of the forty-sixth session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, relating to the follow-up to the twentieth special session of the General Assembly
Resolution 45/8
Control of cannabis in Africa
Resolution 45/9
Connections between organized criminal groups traffi cking in drugs and those involved in other types of illicit trafficking: special investigative techniques to counteract such criminality
Resolution 45/10
Strengthening international cooperation in the control of opium poppy cultivation
Resolution 45/11
Improving the exchange of electronic information among Member States and communication with international organizations 
Resolution 45/12
Diversion of precursors and prompt reporting to the competent authorities of the countries of origin and the countries of transit and the International Narcotics Control Board
Resolution 45/13
Optimizing systems for collecting information and identifying the best practices to counter the demand for illicit drugs
Resolution 45/14
The role of alternative development in drug control and development cooperation
Resolution 45/15
Reducing demand for illicit drugs
Resolution 45/16
Illicit drug supply and trafficking in Arab States
Resolution 45/17
Strengthening the United Nations International Drug Control Programme and the role of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs as its governing body

2001

General Assembly

A/RES/56/124
International Cooperation Against the World Drug Problem

ECOSOC

E/RES/2001/14
Prevention of diversion of precursors used in the illicit manufacture of synthetic drugs
E/RES/2001/15
International cooperation for the control of narcotic drugs
E/RES/2001/16
International assistance to the States most affected by the transit of drugs
E/RES/2001/17
Demand for and supply of opiates for medical and scientific needs
E/RES/2001/18
Implementation of the computer and telecommunication system for international and national drug control developed by the United Nations International Drug Control Programme
E/2001/241
Report of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs on its forty-fourth session and provisional agenda and documentation for the forty-fifth session of the Commission
E/2001/242
Report of the International Narcotics Control Board
E/2001/243
Functioning of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs and duration of its forty-fifth session

CND

Resolution 44/1
Cooperation against the drug problem in the region of Asia and the Pacific
Resolution 44/2
First biennial report of the Executive Director on the progress achieved by Governments in meeting the goals and targets for the years 2003 and 2008 set out in the Political Declaration adopted by the General Assembly at its twentieth special session, devoted to countering the world drug problem together
Resolution 44/3
Approval of the revised part II of the annual reports questionnaire
Resolution 44/4
Furthering international cooperation for drug demand reduction
Resolution 44/5
Prevention of the recreational and leisure use of drugs among young people
Resolution 44/6
Enhancing multilateral cooperation in combating illicit traffic by sea
Resolution 44/7
Judicial cooperation: strengthening of central authorities with a view to the effective implementation of mutual legal assistance
Resolution 44/8
Strengthening international law enforcement cooperation to cope with the growing links between drug trafficking and other illicit activities involving transnational organized criminal groups
Resolution 44/9
Illicit drug traffic and related matters in the Near and Middle East
Resolution 44/10
Enhancing regional cooperation on drug control through training
Resolution 44/11
International cooperation on the elimination of illicit drug crops and on alternative development
Resolution 44/12
Cooperation in countering illicit drugs in central Asia
Resolution 44/13
Contribution to the appropriate use of benzodiazepines
Resolution 44/14
Measures to promote the exchange of information on new patterns of drug use and on substances consumed
Resolution 44/15
Provisions regarding travellers under treatment involving the use of medical preparations containing narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances
Resolution 44/16
Strengthening the United Nations International Drug Control Programme and the role of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs as its governing body
Resolution 44/17
Revised biennial support budget for 2000-2001 for the Fund of the United Nations International Drug Control Programme
Resolution 44/18
Revised programme budget for 2000-2001 for the Fund of the United Nations International Drug Control Programme
Resolution 44/19
Outline for the biennium 2002-2003 for the Fund of the United Nations International Drug Control Programme
Decision 44/1
Inclusion of 4-bromo-2,5-dimethoxyphenethylamine (2C -B) in Schedule II of the Convention on Psychotropic Substances of 1971
Decision 44/2
Inclusion of α-methyl -4-methylthiophenethylamine (4 -MTA) in Schedule I of the Convention on Psychotropic Substances of 1971
Decision 44/3
Inclusion of γ-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) in Schedule IV of the Convention on Psychotropic Substances of 1971
Decision 44/4
Inclusion of zolpidem (INN) in Schedule IV of the Convention on Psychotropic Substances of 1971
Decision 44/5
Transfer of acetic anhydride from Table II to Table I of the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances of 1988
Decision 44/6
Transfer of potassium permanganate from Table II to Table I of the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances of 1988

2000

General Assembly

A/RES/55/65 International cooperation against the world drug problem

ECOSOC

E/RES/2000/16
Inclusion of international drug control as a topic for the Millennium Assembly of the United Nations and the Millennium Summit of the United Nations
E/RES/2000/17
Promotion of the design of national and regional prevention programmes through an interdisciplinary approach
E/RES/2000/18
Demand for and supply of opiates for medical and scientific needs
E/2000/240
Report of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs on its forty-third session and provisional agenda and documentation for the fortyfourth session of the Commission
E/2000/241
Report of the International Narcotics Control Board

CND

Resolution 43/1
Streamlining the annual reports questionnaire
Resolution 43/2
Follow-up to the Action Plan for the Implementation of the Declaration on the Guiding Principles of Drug Demand Reduction
Resolution 43/3
Enhancing assistance to drug abusers
Resolution 43/4
International cooperation for the prevention of drug abuse among children
Resolution 43/5
Enhancing multilateral cooperation in combating illicit traffic by sea
Resolution 43/6
Illicit cultivation
Resolution 43/7
Enhancing regional cooperation through a regional database on drug-related crimes
Resolution 43/8
Internet
Resolution 43/9
Control of precursor chemicals
Resolution 43/10
Promotion of regional and international cooperation in the fight against the illicit manufacture, trafficking and consumption of synthetic drugs, in particular amphetamine-type stimulants
Resolution 43/11
Provisions regarding travellers under treatment involving the use of medical preparations containing narcotic drugs
Decision 43/1
Inclusion of norephedrine in Table I of the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances of 1988