Economic and Social Council


1858th Plenary Meeting
18 May 1973

1973/1776(LIV).Illicit traffic*/


The Economic and Social Council,

Noting that the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, in its resolution 6(XXV)73/ decided to establish a Sub-Commission on Illicit Drug Traffic and Related Matters in the Near and Middle East,

Having regard to rule 66 of the rules of procedure of its functional commissions,

1. Authorizes the establishment of the aforementioned Sub-Commission;

2. Decides that the representatives of the members of the Sub-Commission and of its working groups shall be nominated by their Governments, in consultation with the Secretary-General, and subsequently confirmed by the Council.**/

1858th plenary meeting,
18 May 1973

73/ See Official Records of the Economic and Social Council, Fifty-fourth Session, Supplement No. 3 (E/5248), para. 487.

*/ Adopted as recommended by the Commission on Narcotic Drugs in its resolution 7(XII) (E/5248-E/CN.7/555, para. 487 and chap. XII draft resolution E), with minor amendments.

**/ The Commission did not recommend any nomination modus.