INCB 2017 Annual Report and Precursors Report to be launched globally on 1 March 2018  

 

Announcement:
Global launch of the INCB 2017 Annual Report and Precursors Report

Vienna, 26 February 2018 - The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) will be launching its 2017 Annual Report and Precursors Report on 1 March 2018.

INCB President Dr. Viroj Sumyai will present the reports in Vienna, followed by launches worldwide.

When: Thursday 1 March 2018 at 11:00am (CET)
Where: Vienna International Centre Conference Room 6, C-Building, 7th Floor
Press briefing registration: press@unvienna.org
Webcast link: www.unvienna.org/incb

This year's Report examines the global drug control situation, with a focus on treatment and rehabilitation, and makes recommendations to help States take effective measures to address drug-related challenges in full compliance with international human rights standards and norms.

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The Report is embargoed until 1 March 2018, 11:00 a.m. CET/ 10:00 a.m. GMT

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For further information and interview requests please contact:
Katharina Goetze
Public Information Officer, UNIS Vienna
Tel: (+43-1) 26060-4949
Email: katharina.goetze[at]un.org

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