ADOPTED BY THE UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE
FOR THE ADOPTION OF A SINGLE CONVENTION
ON NARCOTIC DRUGS
TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE ON NARCOTIC DRUGS
Welcoming the establishment by General Assembly resolution 1395 (XIV) of special arrangements for technical assistance in the field of narcotics control,
Noting that the United Nations and the specialized agencies concerned have already provided a limited amount of assistance under the Expanded Programme of Technical Assistance and in their regular programmes,
Welcoming also the co-operation of the International Criminal Police Organization in the execution of technical assistance projects,
Expresses the hope that adequate resources will be made available to provide assistance in the fight against the illicit traffic, to those countries which desire and request it, particularly in the form of expert advisers and of training, including training courses for national officials.
TREATMENT OF DRUG ADDICTS
Recalling the provisions of article 38 of the Convention concerning the treatment and rehabilitation of drug addicts,
1. Declares that one of the most effective methods of treatment for addiction is treatment in a hospital institution having a drug free atmosphere;
2. Urges Parties having a serious drug addiction problem, and the economic
means to do so, to provide such facilities.
1. Calls attention to the importance of the technical records on international traffickers kept at present by the International Criminal Police Organization;
2. Recommends that these records be completed as far as possible by all parties and be widely used for the circulation of description of the traffickers by that Organization.
MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION ON NARCOTIC DRUGS
Invites the Economic and Social Council to examine at its thirty-second session the question of an increase in the membership of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, in the light of the terms of this Convention and of the views expressed on this question at this Conference.
INTERNATIONAL CONTROL MACHINERY
Considering the importance of facilitating the transitional arrangements provided for in article 45 of the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, 1961,
Invites the Economic and Social Council to study the possibility of taking measures which would ensure the rapid and smooth carrying out of the simplification of the international control machinery.
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