Banner of CND: United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs, policymaking body of the United Nations system with prime responsibility
for drug-related matters.
The Commission holds annual sessions for the duration of one week in the first half of the year, as well as one-day reconvened
sessions at the end of each year to consider administrative and budgetary matters. The Commission has a maximum number of
eight working days for its session, pursuant to Economic and Social Council resolution 1991/39.
In order to examine draft decisions, draft resolutions and specific technical issues, a Committee of the Whole is convened
concurrently with the annual session of the Commission.
Intersessional meetings of the Commission are convened to finalize the provisional agenda of the Commission; to address
organizational and substantive matters; and to provide continuous and effective policy guidance. The Commission also holds
informal joint meetings of donor and recipient countries on the planning and formulation of projects, pursuant to its resolution 44/16.
9-10 December: Reconvened 64th session, BR-D, C-Building, Vienna International Centre
12-16 April: 64th session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, M-Building, Vienna International Centre
9 April: Commission on Narcotic Drugs 64th session, Pre-session consultations, BR-A, M-Building, Vienna