With the participation of representatives of Civil Society, National Agencies and experts from 12 European countries, the conference titled “Services for the Treatment and Harm Reduction in Times of Economic Crisis: Developments and Challenges” was successfully held in 19-21 October, in Nicosia, funded by the European Commission and the Open Society Foundations and organized by “Diogenis – Drug Policy Dialogue”.
During the conference, participants had the opportunity to exchange information, good practices and policies on drugs in their countries as well as Europe-wide, amid economic difficulties and social challenges in Europe.
The conference was held in the context of the EU-funded project “New Approaches to Harm Reduction Policies and Practices”, involving the Transnational Institute (TNI) – Netherlands (Leader Organization), “Diogenis – Drug Policy Dialogue” (partner), “Forum Droghe” (FD) – Italy (partner) and “International Center for Ethnobotanical Education, Research and Service” (ICEERS) -Spain (partner).
The results of the conference will be announced shortly on the Diogenis’ website www.diogenis.info.
Photo credits: Evita Paraskevopoulou