United Nations

A/RES/42/112


General Assembly

Distr. GENERAL  

7 December 1987

ORIGINAL:
ENGLISH



                                                       A/RES/42/112
                                                       93rd plenary meeting
                                                       7 December 1987
 
      International Conference on Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
 
     The General Assembly,
 
     Recalling its resolution 40/122 of 13 December 1985, by which it decided
to convene in 1987, in response to the initiative of the Secretary-General, an
International Conference on Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking at the
ministerial level, at Vienna, with the mandate to generate universal action,
and as an expression of the political will of nations to combat the drug
menace and as a means of tackling the serious and complex international drug
problem in all its forms,
 
     Recalling also its resolution 41/125 of 4 December 1986,
 
     Taking into consideration Economic and Social Council decision 1987/127
of 26 May 1987,
 
     Having considered the report of the Secretary-General on the
International Conference on Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking,
 
     Expressing its determination to strengthen action and co-operation at the
national, regional and international levels towards the goal of an
international society free of drug abuse,
 
     Noting the need for a review and assessment of the follow-up activities
to the Conference,
 
     Noting with appreciation the offer of the Government of Bolivia to act as
host to a second international conference,
 
     1.   Welcomes the successful conclusion of the International Conference
on Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, in particular the adoption of the
Declaration and the Comprehensive Multidisciplinary Outline of Future
Activities in Drug Abuse Control, and takes note of the report of the
International Conference on Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking;
 
     2.   Affirms its commitment to the Declaration of the International
Conference on Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking as an expression of the
political will of nations to combat the drug menace;
 
     3.   Urges Governments and organizations, in formulating programmes, to
take due account of the framework provided by the Comprehensive
Multidisciplinary Outline of Future Activities in Drug Abuse Control as a
repertory of recommendations setting forth practical measures that can
contribute to the fight against drug abuse and illicit trafficking;
 
     4.   Requests the Secretary-General to make available, within existing
resources, adequate copies of the Declaration and the Comprehensive
Multidisciplinary Outline of Future Activities in Drug Abuse Control;
 
     5.   Decides to observe 26 June each year as the International Day
against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking;
 
     6.   Appeals to Member States to provide additional resources to the
United Nations Fund for Drug Abuse Control as a priority goal in the follow-up
activities to the Conference to enable it to strengthen its co-operation with
the developing countries in their efforts to implement drug control
programmes;
 
     7.   Requests the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, as the principal United
Nations policy-making body on drug control, to identify suitable measures for
follow-up to the International Conference on Drug Abuse and Illicit
Trafficking and, in this context, to give appropriate consideration to the
report of the Secretary-General on the Conference;
 
     8.   Requests the Secretary-General to report to the General Assembly at
its forty-third session on the implementation of the present resolution.