Report No. 155
Assistance in Narcotics Control
Recalling that assistance to developing countries is a concrete manifestation of the will of the international community to honour the commitment contained in the United Nations Charter to promote the social and economic progress of all people;
Recalling the special arrangements made by the United Nations General Assembly under its resolution 1295 (XIV) with a view to the provision of technical assistance for drug abuse control;
Welcoming the establishment pursuant to United Nations General Assembly resolution 2719(XXV), of a United Nations Fund for Drug Abuse Control;
Noting that the Conference has adopted a new Article 14 viz. concerning technical and financial assistance to promote more effective execution of the provisions of the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, 1961;
1. Declares that, to be more effective, the measures taken against drug abuse must be co-ordinated and universal;
2. Declares further that the fulfilment by the developing countries of their obligations under the Convention will be facilitated by adequate technical and financial assistance from the international community.