INCB concludes 117th session - Board finalizes 2016 reports, reiterates importance of the principle of proportionality
VIENNA, 18 November 2016 - The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) concluded its 117th session in Vienna today. In his closing remarks, INCB President Werner Sipp recognized the constructive efforts being made by national authorities, regional and international organizations...[Read More]
INCB opens its 117th session – full treaty compliance and international cooperative action key to addressing the world drug problem
VIENNA, 3 November 2016 - The International Narcotics Control Board opened its 117 th session in Vienna today. Speaking at the opening of the session, INCB President Werner Sipp recalled the responsibility of the Board in monitoring and promoting...[Read More]
VIENNA, 31 October - From 24-27 October 2016, an INCB mission visited the Republic of Senegal. The mission was led by Mr. Raymond Yans, Member of the Board, accompanied by Mr. Paul Rabbat of the INCB secretariat. The objective of the mission was to discuss the implementation by the Republic of Senegal of the three international drug control conventions.The mission, which was coordinated...[Read More]
The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) is the independent and quasi-judicial monitoring body for the implementation of the United Nations international drug control conventions. It was established in 1968 in accordance with the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, 1961. It had predecessors under the former drug control treaties as far back as the time of the League of Nations.