Indigenous peoples’ rights

Drug policy is often developed and implemented as if it existed outside of human rights obligations and standards. The ‘International Guidelines on Human Rights & Drug Policy’ highlight specific actions for States to affirm Indigenous peoples rights: Rights to self-determination; to lands, territories, and resources; and to conservation of lands (including protections to ensure drug […]

In danger

New data from UNAIDS on the global HIV response reveals that during the last two years of COVID-19 and other global crises, progress against the HIV pandemic has faltered, resources have shrunk, and millions of lives are at risk as a result. The new report, In Danger, was launched ahead of the International AIDS Conference […]

Civil Society Demands Balanced EU Funding for Drug Policies

Civil society organisations sent an open letter to the EU Commission to criticise the new call for drug policy grant proposals that almost only focuses on law enforcement and excludes harm reduction. Since the Drug Unit of the EU Commission was relocated to the Internal Security Department, civil society has been concerned about the continuous […]

Maritime Balkan routes

Despite the prevalence of trade over land, South Eastern Europe (SEE) also contains more than a hundred ports and 12 container terminals, which are important entry and exit points for trade in the Adriatic, Aegean, Black and Ionian Seas, as well as along the Danube. The report Portholes: Exploring the maritime Balkan routes, prepared by […]

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.