EMCDDA and Europol Directors discuss future cooperation in The Hague

Today, EMCDDA Director Alexis Goosdeel joined Europol Executive Director Catherine De Bolle in The Hague to discuss future cooperation. In a wide-ranging meeting, the Directors discussed the current drug situation and potential future threats relating to drug-related crime and drug markets. Future activities involving the two agencies will include the development of platforms for monitoring criminal activity in darknet drug markets, improving intelligence gathering, and a European Conference on Drug Supply in 2023. 29.04.2022 
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Coming soon: latest analyses of Europe’s cocaine and methamphetamine markets

Drug trafficking is a highly profitable commercial activity and remains a core business for organised crime groups across Europe today. Understanding the reality of the European drug market requires a holistic approach, following the supply chain from production and trafficking to distribution and use. 29.04.2022  New EMCDDA and Europol analyses of the European drug market
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EMCDDA Director pays official visit to Athens drug consumption room

Today, EMCDDA Director Alexis Goosdeel is paying an official visit to a new drug consumption room (DCR) in Athens, set up by the Organisation Against Drugs (OKANA) (1). The first Greek DCR was established by OKANA in Athens in 2013, following a surge in infectious diseases among drug users. DCRs aim to reduce the transmission of drug-related infections and prevent overdoses by providing users with sterile injecting equipment and a medically-supervised setting for drug use.  13.04.2022 
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