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NCJ Number: 136382 Find in a Library
Title: General Debate: Examination of the World Situation With Respect to Drug Abuse, Including the Implementation of the Global Programme of Action
Corporate Author: United Nations
Economic and Social Council
Cmssn on Narcotic Drugs
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 11
Sponsoring Agency: United Nations
Vienna, Austria
Publication Number: E/CN.7/1992/CRP.12
Type: Legislation/Policy Analysis
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: Austria
Annotation: Committees of international non-governmental organizations established at the United Nations to address drug abuse issues conducted several activities in 1991 including a briefing session and meetings, the distribution of information posters, participation in an information exchange meeting, and the publication of a quarterly newsletter.
Abstract: Members of the committee at the New York headquarters include representatives of 43 organizations, while the Vienna committee has members from 41 organizations. Individual organizations conducted many activities during 1991 including drug abuse education and treatment, performances by a theater group, public awareness activities, and support for local youth outreach programs. Other activities include the publication of books, sponsorship of conferences and training sessions, publication of newsletters and sponsorship of projects to support alternative crop cultivation.
Main Term(s): Drug abuse; International cooperation
Index Term(s): Crime in foreign countries; Drug law offenses; Drug regulation; International drug law enforcement
Note: Presented as Item 3(b) of the provisional agenda to the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, 35th Session, Vienna, Austria, April 6-15, 1992
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