To prevent the diversion of precursor chemicals for use in the illicit manufacture of drugs, governments must have adequate legislation in line with the United Nations Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances as well as effective working mechanisms and procedures for information feedback between the authorities involved in the control of precursor chemicals. The International Narcotics Control Board in its report for 2003 examines actions taken recently and highlights both successful results and shortcomings that have been identified. The report focuses on major international operations launched with the assistance of the Board. It is divided into four parts, including treaty adherence and reporting by governments; prevention of diversion; overview and analysis of illicit traffic; and the annexes.
Vital Statistics of The United States: Births, Life Expectancy, Deaths, and Selected Health Data brings together a comprehensive collection of birth, mortality, and health data into a single volume. It provides a wealth of information compiled by the National Center for Health Statistics and other government agencies. Features of this publication will include: Over 200 detailed tables on natality, mortality, health, and disease Concise notes that explain the sources of the data, define the terms within each part, and provide references for further guidance Numerous figures which call attention to noteworthy trends in the data
The Insider's Guide to Key Committee Staff of the U.S. Congress contains in-depth profiles on key congressional staff members that you will not find elsewhere. The information provided on these personnel gives you not only the contact information and other pertinent data but also the inside track to those people. These are the staffers who work with and support the representatives and senators in various important roles that help to enact change or refine existing laws and codes that govern our nation.
This annual publication contains detailed statistics on all aspects of international and domestic finance, mostly covering the years 1992-2003. It is in two volumes and includes: i) world and area tables with data covering topics including exchange rates, fund accounts, international reserves, balance of payments and commodity prices; ii) individual country data tables for most IMF members, selected other countries and economic groupings on topics including exchange rates, international liquidity, money and banking accounts, interest rates, production, prices, international transactions, balance of payments, government and national accounts, and population; and iii) country notes with details of compilation techniques and data sources used.
When you want only one source of information about your city or county, turn to County and City Extra This trusted reference compiles information from many sources to provide all the key demographic and economic data for every state, county, metropolitan area, congressional district, and for all cities in the United States with a 2000 population of 25,000 or more. In one volume you can conveniently find data from 1980 to 2009 in easy-to-read tables. No other resource compiles this amount of detailed information into one place. Subjects covered in County and City Extra include: _ population by age and race _ government finances _ income and poverty _ manufacturing, trade, and services _ crime _ housing _ education _ immigration and migration _ labor force and employment _ agriculture, land, and water _ residential construction _ health resources _ voting and elections