EMCDDA staff member receives award from the Cyprus Antidrug Council

Alexis Goosdeel, EMCDDA Head of unit for Reitox and international cooperation, is in Nicosia today to receive an award from the national drug coordination committee, the Cyprus Antidrug Council, for his valuable contribution to its work since 2001 and to the creation of the national drug monitoring centre and Reitox national focal point in Cyprus (EKTEPN).

The event, marking International day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking, takes the form of an official ceremony at the Palace of the Presidency of the Republic of Cyprus in the presence of Dr Philippos Patsalis, Minister of Health — representing the President of the Republic of Cyprus — and Dr Chrysanthos Georgiou, Chair of the Cyprus Antidrug Council.