(Lisbon, 13.04.2018) Drugs and drug-related harms continue to challenge prison systems in Europe and interventions in this setting must be driven by evidence gathered through monitoring, data-collection and research. Read more >>
(Lisbon, 19.03.2018) Facilitating evidence-based health decision-making among professionals, patients and policymakers will be just one of the issues discussed today by EMCDDA Director Alexis Goosdeel and Chief Executive... Read more >>
(Lisbon, 08.03.2018) Together, we the Heads of EU agencies and Joint undertakings commit to zero tolerance towards sexual harassment and we cannot and will not accept harassment of any form in our agencies.
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News release No 1/2018 (Lisbon, 07.03.2018) The latest findings from the largest European project in the emerging science of wastewater analysis are presented today by the Europe-wide SCORE group, in association with the EU drugs agency (... Read more >>
(Vienna, 16.02.2018) The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), the central UN policy-making body on drug-related matters, holds its 61st session in Vienna from 12–18 March 2018. Read more >>
(Lisbon, 22.02.2018) The Central Asian Drug Action Programme (CADAP), is currently in its sixth phase and reflects the EU’s long-term engagement with Central Asian partners to help further strengthen their national... Read more >>
(Lisbon, 21.02.2018) In a new report published today, Environmental substance use prevention interventions in Europe, the EMCDDA offers a first operational definition of the concept and an initial overview of where and... Read more >>
(Lisbon, 19.02.2018) Today, EMCDDA Director Alexis Goosdeel is in Brussels for an exchange of views with the European Parliament’s Committee for Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI).
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(Lisbon, 06.02.2018) On 22 January 2018, Vermont became the ninth US state to legalise possession of cannabis for recreational purposes, when Governor Phil Scott (Republican) signed House Bill 511 (Text of Act as passed... Read more >>
(Lisbon, 26.01.2018) As of mid-January, more than 50 000 people had already participated in the European Web Survey on Drugs, a pilot project designed to improve understanding of patterns of drug use at European level.
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(Lisbon, 26.01.2018) This month, the EMCDDA has embarked on work under its Programming Document 2018–20, adopted by the Management Board on 14 December 2017. At its heart is the agency’s vision ‘to contribute to a... Read more >>
(Lisbon, 25.01.2018) Director of the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) Virginija Langbakk and EMCDDA Director Alexis Goosdeel are at the European Parliament today where they will present to the Committee on... Read more >>
(Lisbon, 24.01.2018) This month, the EMCDDA has assumed the chairmanship of the EU Agencies’ Network on Scientific Advice (EU-ANSA), one of the sub-networks operating under the tutelage of the Heads of EU agencies... Read more >>
(Lisbon, 23.01.2018) EMCDDA Director Alexis Goosdeel is paying an official visit to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) in Stockholm today where he will spend two days discussing opportunities... Read more >>
Fact sheet 12/2017 (Lisbon, 07.12.2017) The University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL) and the EU drugs agency (EMCDDA) will be joining forces once again next summer to hold the seventh European drugs summer school (EDSS) on ‘Illicit drugs... Read more >>
Fact sheet 11/2017 (Lisbon, 28.11.2017) Representatives of candidate, potential candidate and neighbouring countries of the European Union and of Central Asia are joining members of the EMCDDA’s Reitox network in Lisbon today for the kick-... Read more >>
News release No 18/2017 (Lisbon, 28.11.2017) In a new report out today, the EMCDDA and Europol present the latest understanding of how darknet markets function, the threats they pose and how Europe can respond.
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News release No 17/2017 (Lisbon, 23.11.2017) Dimitris Avramopoulos, European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship will be at the EMCDDA on 28 November to meet the directors of the nine EU agencies working in the area of... Read more >>
News release No 16/2017 (Lisbon, 21.11.2017) Europe’s ability to rapidly respond to public health and security threats caused by new psychoactive substances will be significantly strengthened, thanks to new legislation published today by the... Read more >>
Fact sheet 10/2017 (Lisbon, 24.10.2017) Today the EMCDDA launches Xchange, a new online registry of evidence-based prevention programmes. In its first phase, the registry will make available manualised interventions that European... Read more >>
news release No 13/2017 (Lisbon, 24.10.2017) Tthe agency’s first overview of actions and interventions currently available to address the consequences of illicit drug use was launched today.
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