TitleImplementation of the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances.
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Urges States to proceed with the signing and ratification of the Convention and to take the requisite legal and administrative measures and to devote the necessary resources at the national level so that the Convention may be implemented effectively; invites States to apply provisionally the measures set out in the Convention; requests the Secretary-General to modify the section of the annual reports questionnaire regarding the implementation of international treaties so that the Commission may review the steps that States have taken to ratify, accept, approve or formally confirm the Convention; further requests the Secretary-General to provide assistance to States to enable them to establish the measures necessary for the application of the Convention; urges all Member States to take appropriate steps in the General Assembly and its financial organs to assign the appropriate priority and approve the budgetary appropriations necessary to enable the Division of Narcotic Drugs and the secretariat of the INCB to carry out their additional responsibilities under the Convention; invites the Secretary-General to identify the financial, technical and human resources required and to make every effort to assign the necessary resources to the drug control units for the biennium 1990-1991.
Adopted at the 12th plenary meeting, 22 May 1989. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the Economic and Social Council at its 1st regular session of 1989, 2-24 May 1989. - E/1989/INF/7. - 14 July 1989. - p. 31-33. - Issued in ESCOR, 1989, Suppl. no. 1.