Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2008

Foreword by the INCB President

Contents

Chapter I
The international drug control conventions: history, achievements and challenges
A. History
B. Achievements
C. Challenges
1. Health challenges
2. Legal challenges
3. The challenges of drug abuse prevention
4. The challenges of globalization
D. Recommendations.

Chapter II
Operation of the international drug control system
A. Narcotic drugs
B. Psychotropic substances
C. Precursors
D. Promoting universal application of the international drug control treaties
E. Measures to ensure the implementation of the international drug control treaties
F. Special topics

Chapter III
Analysis of the world situation
A.  Africa
B.  Americas
Central America and the Caribbean
North America
South America
C.  Asia
East and South-East Asia
South Asia
West Asia
D. Europe
E.  Oceania

Chapter IV
Recommendations to Governments, the United Nations and other relevant international and regional organizations
A. Recommendations to Governments
B. Recommendations to the United Nations Office on Drugs Crime and to the World Health Organization
C. Recommendations to other relevant international organizations

Annexes
I.   Regional groupings used in the report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2008
II. Current membership of the International Narcotics Control Board
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