Pursuant to HRC Resolution 37/42 adopted on 23 March 2018, in which the UN Human Rights Council requested the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to prepare a report on the implementation of the joint commitment to effectively addressing and countering the world drug problem with regard to human rights, it is at this September session of the HRC that the report will be presented. The Council also requested OHCHR to share the report with the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, through the appropriate channels, as a contribution to their work in this field and in preparation for the sixty-second session of the Commission.