TitleSpecial session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs.
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Decides that the Commission shall hold a special session of 5 working days in 1990 at a time when it will not overlap with other meetings and within existing UN resources, for the following purposes: (a) to consider urgently further measures that may be required to facilitate the entry into force of the 1988 UN Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances or, if the Convention has entered into force in the interim, the measures required to ensure implementation of its provisions; (b) to consider urgent questions relating to the possible scheduling of substances under the provisions of the international drug control treaties, following receipt of recommendations to that effect from WHO; (c) to consider appropriate action to improve regional co-operation in drug law enforcement; (d) to consider the report of the INCB for 1989, an interim report from the UN Fund for Drug Abuse Control and other relevant matters requiring urgent attention.
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. 39. - Issued in ESCOR, 1989, Suppl. no. 1.