Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2003

Foreword

I. Drugs, crime and violence: the microlevel impact

  1. Characteristics and possible explanations
  2. Understanding drugs and crime
  3. Youth, gangs, drugs and violence
  4. Consequences and the way forward
  5. Responding to drugs, crime and violence at the microlevel: policy implications
  6. Conclusion: considerations for intervention

II. Operation of the international drug control system

  1. Status of adherence to the international drug control treaties
  2. Cooperation with Governments
  3. Prevention of diversion into the illicit traffic
  4. Control measures
  5. Scope of control
  6. Ensuring the availability of drugs for medical purposes
  7. Follow-up to missions of the Board undertaken in 2000
  8. Measures to ensure the implementation of the international drug control treaties
  9. Laws and practices involving penalties for drug trafficking
  10. Use of internationally controlled drugs by military and police forces
  11. Measures to reduce harm
  12. Definition of medical use

III. Analysis of the world situation

  1. Africa
  2. Americas

     

    • Central America and the Caribbean
    • North America
    • South America
  3. Asia

     

    • East and South-East Asia
    • South Asia
    • West Asia
  4. Europe
  5. Oceania

Notes

Annexes

  1. Regional groupings used in the report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2003
  2. Current membership of the International Narcotics Control Board
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