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APPF6/D.Res/11

DRAFT RESOLUTION

ON

DRUGS, TERRORISM AND MONEY LAUNDERING

Submitted by the Philippines

The Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum Sixth Annual Meeting,

Convinced that drugs, terrorism and money laundering are serious problems that confront the world:

Alarmed that of these social scourges devastate the economy, impair public health and social welfare, undermine political stability, and threaten national as well as international peace and security;

Realizing that trade in illicit drug, the incidence of the laundering of the financial proceeds of these illegal activities, and terrorism financed through illicit drug trade are interconnected;

Noting the international efforts to combat terrorism, and various preventive measures against drug trafficking and related problems;

Emphasizing that international cooperation in the fight against these menaces should be accelerated and geared towards the adoption of common policy approaches and strategies, and through exchange of information, bilateral and multi-lateral agreements, joint activities and programs aimed at the control and eradication of the crimes of drug trafficking, terrorism and money laundering;

Resolves to: