§ Mr. Eggar
The illicit trafficking in drugs and psychotropic substances is banned by two existing United Nations conventions, namely the United Nations single convention on narcotic drugs 1961 and the United Nations convention on psychotropic substances 1971. The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs is responsible for overseeing the effective application of these conventions. We play an active and constructive role in the work of the Commission. We also support efforts to draw up a third United Nations convention whose aim would be to improve controls on international drug trafficking, including measures to facilitate the extradition of drug traffickers and the tracing, freezing and forfeiture of the proceeds of drug trafficking, wherever in the world such trafficking occurred.