Innovation and resilience in times of crisis

From the IDPC website In March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) characterised COVID-19 as a pandemic, prompting governments around the globe to declare a state of emergency and/or implement a wide variety of policies and programmes in order to curb outbreaks, minimise mortality rates, and maintain public safety and order. These include, but are […]

Portugal’s Approach to Drug Policy – what works and what does not?

From Movendi’s website The Swedish Drug Policy Centre (NPC) has published a new report Decriminalisation of Drugs: What can we learn from Portugal?, written by Pierre Andersson, about Portugal’s approach to drug policy and the lessons that can be learned from the country’s decriminalization of drugs. In drug policy debates reference is often made to […]

Drug Decriminalisation: Progress or Political Red Herring?

From the INPUD website Over the past decade there have been increasing claims that the world is moving towards a critical turning point in international drug policy, based on a growing recognition that governments must consider alternative approaches to drug policy which include decriminalisation. While this shift has been hailed as a sign of progress […]

Jamie Bridge re-elected as the VNGOC Chairperson

Jamie Bridge from the IDPC was re-elected as the Chairperson of the Vienna NGO Committee on Drugs (VNGOC) through the electronic voting held 12 – 13 April 2021. Jamie has been on the VNGOC Board since March 2017, and the Chair since March 2018. Out of 174 members in good standing 150 registered to vote […]

Member organisations

The Drug Policy Network South East Europe has 27 member organisations in 11 countries.

That includes ordinary, associate and honorary types of members. For more informaton about member organisations follow this link.


























Resource centre

Resource Centre

The Resource Centre aims to improve our work by facilitating and contributing to the sharing of information, resources and experiences between the member organisations and other civil society organisations, their partners and local organisations, additionally providing useful training, practical information and services. It also aims to strengthen relationships and enhance dialogue between CSOs and other actors.

Glossary of terms

Glossary of terms

The Glossary is an alphabetical list of terms used in a domain of drug policy, with the definitions for those terms. It contains explanations of concepts and terms related to the field of drugs and relevant related matters. A list of abbreviation of terms and international institutions and the bodies related to theme is also attached to the glossary.

The Mission of the Drug Policy Network South East Europe is adoption of more humane and effective drug policies in SEE.