Narcotics Control Board - The International Narcotics
Control Board (INCB or Board) is the independent and
quasi-judicial control organ for the implementation
of the United Nations drug conventions, established
in 1968 by the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of
1961. It had predecessors under the former drug conventions
since the time of the League of Nations.The Board is
independent of Governments as well as of the United
Nations; its 13 members serve in their personal capacity.
They are elected by the United Nations Economic and
Social Council (ECOSOC) and their work is financed by
the United Nations. Three members are elected from a
list of candidates nominated by WHO and 10 from a list
nominated by Governments.