The third European summer school on 'Illicit drugs in Europe: demand, supply and public policies', Lisbon 30 June to 11 July 2014. Registration now open
Read our two latest EMCDDA Papers: 'Regional drug strategies across the world' and 'Exploring methamphetamine trends in Europe'
2013 EMCDDA scientific paper award ceremony — celebrating scientific writing and distinguishing high-quality research in the field of illicit drugs
On 28 May, the agency launched its annual overview of the European drug situation in a new information package designed to be more timely, interactive and interlinked
(07.04.2014) Monitoring and responding to HIV and hepatitis C among people who inject drugs is the focus of two new EMCDDA–ECDC reports. Read more »
(01.04.2014) Prof. Dr Gerhard Bühringer (Germany) and Dr Anne Line Breteville-Jensen (Norway) have been elected Chair and Vice Chair of the EMCDDA Scientific Committee. Read more »
(18.03.2014) The EMCDDA has released today its first comparative analysis of regional drug strategies across the world. Read more »
(07.03.2014) Europol and the EMCDDA have issued today early-warning notifications about two synthetic drugs that have recently been linked to serious harms in the EU. Read more »
(05.03.2014) A new, two-year technical cooperation project between the EMCDDA and countries of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) kicks off today in Lisbon. Read more »
(13.02.2014) The EMCDDA has published today its 2014 Work Programme setting out the objectives for the second year of its 2013–15 strategy. Read more »
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The pages below provide information and resources by drug-related topic.
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The links below point to some of the working areas for the EMCCDA, inlcuding epidemiology, best practice and monitoring new drugs.
What is addiction?
Drugs summer school
Scientific paper award 2013
The Reitox network
Forum on new drugs
European Drug Report 2013
The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) is the reference point on drugs and drug addiction information in Europe. Inaugurated in Lisbon in 1995, it is one of the EU’s decentralised agencies. Read more >>
The EMCDDA is located at:
EMCDDAPraça Europa 1, Cais do Sodré1249-289 LisbonPortugalTel. (351) 211 21 02 00
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Page last updated: Friday, 07 February 2014