Speech by EMCDDA Director, Alexis Goosdeel, on the occasion of the launch of the European Drug Report 2022, 14 June 2022
Good morning, First of all, I would like to express our warm thanks to Commissioner Ylva Johansson for her permanent support and also to Dr Franz Pietsch, the Chair of the EMCDDA Management Board. Are drugs different today? What can we do about this?
Doing the right thing to tackle Europe's drugs problem
EMCDDA Director Alexis Goosdeel talks about the complexities of Europe's drugs problem today and how the agency is adapting to address new challenges... Use of illicit drugs has changed beyond all recognition since the agency began working in this field over 25 years ago. Now considerably more...
European Commissioner Johansson and EMCDDA Director Goosdeel visit Belgian National Institute of Criminalistics and Criminology
European Commissioner for Home Affairs, Ylva Johansson will visit the Belgian National Institute of Criminalistics and Criminology (NICC), in Brussels today, accompanied by Alexis Goosdeel, Director of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug
What are the lessons to be learnt from the European Drug Report 2021?
The new EU Drugs Strategy 2021–25 makes explicit that the European response to drugs should be evidence-based and delivered through a balanced and integrated approach, which ultimately must be judged on its impact on the health, safety and wellbeing of our citizens.
Commissioner Johansson acknowledges value of EMCDDA analysis in informing drug policy
European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson paid her first visit to the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) today during a day of events relating to the fight against organised crime.
Season’s greetings and warm wishes for a safe and healthy 2021
Dear colleagues, At the start of this year, when we embarked on our 25 years of monitoring celebrations, we knew it was going to be a special 12 months. Little did we know then just how unusual and challenging the year would turn out to be…