TitlePreparation of an International Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances.
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Requests the Secretary-General to prepare a working document that would consolidate the draft prepared by the Secretary-General, the comments made by Governments, as well as the comments made by States participating in the 32nd session of the Commission, and information on the results of the session and the working group, and to circulate that document to States by 1 May 1987; decides to establish an open-ended intergovernmental expert group to meet in 1987, twice if necessary, each session lasting 1 or 2 weeks to review the working document, to reach agreement on the articles of the draft convention, wherever possible, and to prepare a revised working document; requests the Commission, at its next session, to consider the report of the Secretary-General on the progress achieved by the expert group and the comments from Governments on the work of the group, and to make recommendations on the steps to be followed in the further elaboration of the draft convention, including the possibility of convening a plenipotentiary conference in 1988 to adopt it; requests the Secretary-General to allocate sufficient funds from the programme budget for the biennium 1986-1987 for the expert group to meet; if necessary, the Secretary-General should seek to provide the funding from voluntary contributions or from the proposed programme budget for the biennium 1988-1989; also requests the Secretary-General to make provisions for the convening of a plenipotentiary conference during the biennium 1988-1989.
Adopted at the 14th plenary meeting, 26 May 1987. In: Resolutions and decisions / adopted by the Economic and Social Council at its 1st regular session of 1987, 4-29 May 1987. - E/1987/INF/5. - 10 June 1987. - p. 47-49. - Issued in ESCOR, 1987, Suppl. no. 1.