A delegation of members of the Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality of the Irish Parliament will visit the EMCDDA on 4 and 5 June. The Attaché of the Embassy of of Ireland in Portugal, Ms Ana von Holst, will accompany the delegation. The members of the Irish Parliament will attend the launch of the European Drug Report 2015 on 4 June, after which they will meet EMCDDA experts regarding the Portuguese drug law in the context of drug legislation in the EU Member States. The delegation will meet the EMCDDA Director on 5 June.
Further to the visit to the EMCDDA on 4 and 5 June, the delegation will hold meetings with Dr. João Goulão, a representative of the Commission for Addiction Dissuasion (CDT), members of the Committee on Health of the Portuguese Parliament and the National Deputy Director of the 'Polícia Judiciária' from Portugal. They will also visit the Taipas treatment centre.