Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2009

Foreword by the INCB President

Contents

Chapter I
Primary prevention of drug abuse
A. Extent and nature of drug use
B. Strategies for preventing drug use
C. Building capacity for primary prevention at the national level: challenges and opportunities
D. Recommendations for building capacity for primary prevention at the national level.

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 2009

II.

Current membership of the International Narcotics Control Board About the International Narcotics Control Board

III.

Statement made by Hamid Ghodse, President of the International Narcotics Control Board, on 26 February 2009 at the event
marking the centennial of the convening of the International Opium Commission in Shanghai, China

IV.

Shanghai Declaration adopted at the event marking the centennial of the convening of the International Opium Commission

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