EMCDDA Director meets German Drug Commissioner

EMCDDA Director Alexis Goosdeel is paying an official visit to Germany today at the invitation of the Federal Drug Commissioner Marlene Mortler. Discussions will centre on the further development of cooperation between Germany and the EMCDDA and the agency’s work priorities as outlined in Strategy 2025 and the Programming document 2018–20.

The meeting will be attended by representatives of the Reitox national focal point, the Federal Criminal Police Office and the Federal Ministries of Health; Finance; and the Interior, Building and Community. During the visit, Mr Goosdeel will hear a presentation on current drug issues in Germany and will visit the drug consumption room facility ‘Birkenstube’.