Austria's Cooperation with EU Drugs Agency Exemplary

PeoplePoliticians ♦ Published: March 20, 2023; 17:30 ♦ (Vindobona)

The European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) is the leading European institution in the field of drugs. EMCDDA Executive Director Alexis Goosdeel is meeting with the Austrian ministries responsible for drug policy issues, in particular with Health Minister Johannes Rauch and Justice Minister Alma Zadić, as part of a three-day working visit to exchange views.

The three-day state visit of the delegation of the EU Drug Agency serves to learn from Austrian best practices. / Picture: ©

As part of a three-day working visit, Alexis Goosdeel is meeting with the Austrian Ministries of Health and Justice to discuss drug policy issues and best practices. In addition, expert discussions are planned with selected representatives at the federal and provincial levels, as well as visits to various drug facilities and Stein Prison.

The dangers of drug use are widely…