EMCDDA releases new findings on drug markets in the eastern and southern European Neighbourhood Policy regions
The emergence of new drug trafficking routes, the expansion of online markets, and the availability of a broader spectrum of substances, are among the findings highlighted in two new reports published today by the EU drugs agency (EMCDDA) (1).
EMCDDA participated in the 12th plenary meeting of the Council of Penological Cooperation (PC-CP) in Strasbourg
From 25–27 October, the EMCDDA participated in the 12th plenary meeting of the Council of Penological Cooperation (PC-CP) in Strasbourg, where it presented the findings of its Insights publication Prison and drugs in Europe.
Ukraine: EU Member States will need to prepare for possible increases in drug service demand
Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022, neighbouring EU countries have ensured a rapid humanitarian response, providing urgent support to meet the health and social needs of those fleeing the country.
EMCDDA training for Georgian drug treatment professionals
From 4 to 8 July, over five half days, Georgian professionals will receive online training on drug treatment interventions. Based on pre-assessed local needs and aligned with EU quality standards, the course focuses on responses to specific drugs and patterns of use.
Monitoring drug use in the digital age: web surveys show ‘great promise’
The online space has become increasingly relevant in identifying trends in illicit drug supply and demand. With increased internet activity globally, drug-related social interactions and purchases have also partially moved online.